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Federal Income Taxation

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ISBN-10: 1454809965

ISBN-13: 9781454809968

Edition: 16th 2012 (Revised)

Authors: Joseph Bankman, Daniel N. Shaviro, Kirk J. Stark

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Integrating theory and policy in an accessible, yet challenging approach,Federal Income Taxation features a tradition of distinguished authorship,reaching back to the original author Boris Bittker, eminent tax scholar fromYale Law. William A. Klein, who retires as of this edition, has along-established reputation across academia, business and the federalgovernment, and Bankman, Shaviro and Stark represent the best-known of youngertax scholars. A unique introduction lends insight to both the historicalbackground and economic analysis of federal taxation for individuals. Problemsinterspersed between Notes and Questions help students comprehend thecomplexity of the material, and an excellent Teacher’s Manual enhances theclassroom experience.The Sixteenth Edition expands the highly successful internationalperspective, comparing tax rules in a variety of countries. A reviseddiscussion of progressivity against the background of current tax rate debatesis completely up-to-date. An important new discussion of Mayo Foundation forMedical Education and Research v. United States considers the degree ofjudicial deference to Treasury regulations, and new material introduces recentcodification of the economic substance doctrine.Hallmark features of Federal Income Taxation:• Problems interspersed between Notes and Questions• Esteemed authorshipo Original author Boris Bittker, eminent tax scholaro William A. Klein (retires as of this edition), distinguishedreputation in taxationo Bankman, Shaviro and Stark, among the best-knownyounger tax scholars• Unique introduction with insightful historical background andeconomic analysis• Theory and policy integrated throughout• Accessible, yet challenging• Excellent Teacher’s ManualThoroughly updated, the revised Sixteenth Edition presents:• Expansion of successful international comparisons to tax rulesin other countries• Revised and updated discussion of progressivity against thebackground of current tax rate debates• New discussion of Mayo Foundation for Medical Education andResearch v. United States, concerning the degree of judicial deferenceto Treasury regulations• New material on recent codification of the economic substancedoctrine
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Book details

List price: $210.00
Edition: 16th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 6/20/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 730
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.498
Language: English

Summary of Contents
Some Characteristics of Income
Problems of Timing
Personal Deductions, Exemptions, and Credits
Allowances for Mixed Business and Personal Outlays
Deductions for the Costs of Earning Income
The Splitting of Income
Capital Gains and Losses