Partnership Taxation, Third Edition is a concise, tightly-edited casebook, written by Distinguished Professor of Law and Taxation George K. Yin, and Richard B. Stephens Eminent Scholar in Taxation at the University of Florida Levin College of Law Karen C. Burke, that focuses on core principles and policies so that students can learn the major patterns and themes of partnership taxation. Key Features of the New Edition: • Economic substance doctrine guidance and partnership audit rules enacted in 2015 • Proposed regulations implementing section 704(c)(1)(C) for contributed built-in loss property • Final regulations under section 706 when partners’ interests vary during the year • Proposed regulations under sections 707 and 752 on disguised sales, fee waivers, and sharing of partnership liabilities • Proposed regulations under section 751(b) addressing shifts in ordinary income
This well-regarded textbook continues its fundamental approach of clear explanations, pervasive examples, and comprehensive problem sets throughout. Key Features of New Edition: New cases on disguised corporate dividends and disguised partnership sales Increased treatment of affiliated corporations A substantial increase in the number of problems A modest reorganization of Chapter 2 on incorporations to better identify the discrete topics as well as full integration of the equalization of the tax rate on qualifying dividends and long-term capital gains Fully updated to reflect changes in the law through June 2013
This well-regarded textbook continues its fundamental approach of clear explanations, pervasive examples, and comprehensive problem sets throughout. Utilizing a problems-based approach, Federal Income Taxation of Corporations and Partnerships, Sixth Edition by Howard E. Abrams and Don Leatherman covers taxation of the three major categories of business entities: Corporations, S Corporations, and Partnerships. New to the Sixth Edition: The text has been updated to reflect the 2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act. The chapter on taxable acquisitions has been modified to be more complete yet easier to understand. The chapter on tax-free acquisitive reorganizations has been modified to include more problems as well as a section on the substance-over-form doctrine. The Partnership Taxation presentation has been updated to include integration with new bonus depreciation rules, modernization of section 751(b), elimination of technical terminations, and expansion of substantial built-in loss. Professors and students will benefit from: Clarification of the intricacies of the taxation of business enterprises Problems and examples in addition to cases and notes to cover all aspects of the subject Illustrations of typical commercial transactions An emphasis on major themes of policy and practice A book that is flexible enough to be used in two-, three-, or four-credit courses Stand-alone coverage of C corporations, S corporations, and partnerships
This highly anticipated new casebook provides comprehensive examination of tax principles with a unique practice-oriented approach to help students become practice ready with skills that they have developed in a setting that reflects practice in the real world. Taxation and Business Planning for Partnerships and LLCs includes background information about non-tax topics, such as basic accounting and finance, concepts related to debt, and state-law entity transactions so that classroom discussion can assume students have a general understanding of basic non-tax concepts. This new casebook also includes a general review of basic tax concepts that come up through the course of studying partnership taxation along with rules of conduct for attorneys who practice before the IRS. This first edition is accompanied by a unique Client File, which includes memoranda, documents such as operating agreements and loan documents, and spreadsheets with financial information. Each memorandum corresponds to a chapter in the casebook, and students will analyze the relevant information and apply the law presented to analyze the problems and present advice in a manner that a lawyer would to such clients.
Using the proven technique of the Examples & Explanations series, this comprehensive guide combines textual material with well-written examples, explanations, and questions to test student comprehension of the materials and provide them with practice in applying information to fact patterns. Thorough in its coverage, Examples & Explanations: Federal Income Tax, Fifth Edition, makes use of case, statutory, and regulatory analysis to provide students with a complete understanding of Federal Income Tax Law. Special attributes of this highly regarded paperback include: Compatibility with numerous casebooks - students can use this guide to supplement any tax casebook Clarity - clear and straightforward writing and logical organization style help to demystify a difficult and intimidating subject Lucid introductions that prepare students for the concepts that follow Numerous policy questions are interspersed throughout text Sample final examinations - the Exam Appendix includes eight actual law school exams with suggested answers With updated examples and explanations and added visual aids, the Fifth Edition offers: New material on IRC amendments made by recent statutes, including the Small Business and Work Opportunity Tax Act of 2007, the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006, the Pension Protection Act of 2006, the Tax Increase Prevention and Reconciliation Act of 2005, the Gulf Opportunity Zone Act of 2005, the Katrina Emergency Tax Relief Act of 2005, and the Energy Policy Act of 2005. New material on recent income tax cases, including Murphy, Lattera, and O'Donnabhain Expanded coverage of various topics, including the alternative minimum tax, cancellation of indebtedness income, and the tax consequences of gambling and on-line games New material on policy topics, including the federal budget outlook Give your students the extra explanations they need: Examples & Explanations: Federal Income Tax, Fifth Edition, provides an excellent supplement for any casebook and will help students understand and apply difficult concepts.
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A concise, tightly-edited casebook that focuses on core principles and policies so students can learn the major patterns and themes of corporate taxation. Features: Focuses student attention on core principles and policies to enable students to learn the major patterns and themes of corporate tax Encourages students to learn the law from the basic source material --the Code and regulations--as supplemented by concise explanations when needed Many problems, questions, and examples help lead students through the challenging material An organizational structure that bridges concepts learned in the introductory income tax course and those presented in advanced tax classes. The text begins with subchapter S--an area of growing, practical significance--which serves to link individual and separate entity taxation Presents the taxation of transactions using a ""building-block"" approach from basic to complex transactions. This approach helps students to grasp that many complex transactions are merely combinations of simpler ones, and that a given transaction may be structured in different ways to achieve different tax consequences Cases and other source materials are edited concisely and note material is kept to a manageable length Completely up-to-date. The organizational structure and text are fully integrated to reflect current developments, including codification of the economic substance doctrine; impact of corporate tax shelters and application of substance-over-form doctrine; increased importance of passthrough tax principles; comparable treatment of dividends and long-term capital gain; recent changes affecting acquisitive and divisive reorganizations; and policy implications of current corporate tax reform options
This new casebook presents a unique core plus cell structure that provides solid coverage of the basics of the field as well as additional material that instructors can select for use in or out of the classroom. Drawing on the authors' year of scholarship and teaching experience, Federal Income Taxation sets a new standard for casebook flexibility. The authors structure their book to match the way most instructors actually teach: The core text covers the leading cases and explains the substantive tax law that is essential to a basic understanding of federal income tax law and principles A series of cells self contained, optional units supplement the core text by presenting additional material and treating a limited number of topics in greater detail Notes and questions provide background information and place the cases and statutes in context More than 150 problems challenge students to apply theory to specific practice situations A detailed Teacher's Manual supplies comments and suggestions for teaching both the core And The cell material, As well as answers to all of the questions and problems in the casebook the book opens with an introduction and progresses through the standard topics, while introducing some innovative areas as well: gross income property transactions personal deductions business deductions capitalization and cost recovery tax accounting tax preferences, tax shelters, And The alternative minimum tax taxation of the family identifying the proper taxpayer retirement savings and consumption taxation capital gains and losses Federal Income Taxation is more than a refreshing new casebook, it is a true partner in teaching that brings adaptability to new heights. Be sure to request your complimentary examination copy.
A return to coverage of partnerships and limited liability companies highlights the Third Edition of Federal Income Taxation of Corporations and Partnerships. with more of the extremely effective problems that gained it such widespread praise, this flexible casebook is now completely updated for use in a wide variety of course offerings. To simplify the intricacies of the taxation of business enterprises, the authors: use problems and examples in almost every chapter - in addition to cases and notes illustrate typical commercial transactions emphasize major themes of policy and practice keep the book flexible enough to be used in two-, three-, or four-credit courses Federal Income Taxation of Corporations and Partnerships, Third Edition, is logically organized into three main parts: Corporations S Corporations Partnerships The Third Edition reflects recent developments in corporate and partnership taxation: 10 full chapters on partnership taxation including new materials that address the explosive growth of limited liability companies and hybrid entities new debt/equity limitations in corporate formations and reorganizations anti-abuse redemption provisions covering stock options and sales between related corporations the Anti-Morris Trust changes to tax-free spin-offs new elective classification regulations liberalization of Subchapter S shareholder restrictions and changes to timing of Subchapter S distributions, and Qualified Subchapter S Subsidiaries