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Federal Taxation of Wealth Transfers Cases and Problems

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ISBN-10: 0735570086

ISBN-13: 9780735570085

Edition: 2nd 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Stephanie J. Willbanks

List price: $165.00
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With an emphasis on tax planning, Federal Taxation of Wealth Transfers, Second Edition, integrates problems with statutes, regulations, and cases to create a highly teachable and student-friendly casebook. This text provides an effective treatment of estate and gift taxation that includes: a problem-based approach that emphasizes planning and integrates statutes, cases, and regulations a logical and flexible five-part organization that can be reordered to adapt to different teaching approaches clear introductory and background notes that provide context for cases and problems focused teaching objectives that include problem-solving, understanding statutory construction, and developing policy analysis skills a manageable overall length for a 3-credit basic wealth transfer tax class an in-depth Teacher's Manual that includes analyses of all of the cases and problems With new problems and expanded text, The Second Edition also offers: new principal cases deciding on family limited partnerships, such as Strangi IV and Kimbell v. U.S., with discussion of Estate of Bongard and Estate of Rosen in the note material additional major cases regarding: post-death and post gift events buy-sell agreements valuation of lottery payments continuing debate about the estate tax Ideally suited to teaching estate and gift taxation, Professor Willbanks' problem-based pedagogy, with its flexible organization and integrated approach, may well be the most effective method available for teaching this course. An author website to support classroom instruction using this title is available at http://www.aspenlawschool.com/willbanks2
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Book details

List price: $165.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 1/30/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.684
Language: English

Overview of Federal Taxation of the Transfer of Wealth
Introduction to the Federal Transfer Tax System
Income Taxation of the Transfer of Wealth
Valuation
Calculation of the Gift and Estate Taxes
Taxation of Gifts
The Definition of a Gift
Completion
The Annual Exclusion
The Gross Estate
Property Owned at Death
Joint Ownership
Retained Interests
Annuities and Employee Death Benefits
Powers of Appointment
Life Insurance
Deductions and Credits
Expenses, Claims, Debts, Taxes, and Losses
Transfers to Charity
Transfers to the Surviving Spouse
Credits
The Taxation of Generation-Skipping Transfers
The Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax
Table of Authorities
Table of Cases
Index