West Federal Taxation 2008: Corporations, Partnerships, Estates, and Trusts, Professional Edition

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Cengage Learning, Apr 5, 2007 - Education - 1008 pages
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The 2008 EDITION of WEST FEDERAL TAXATION: CORPORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS, ESTATES & TRUSTS remains the most effective text for helping readers master the complex and ever-changing tax legislation. Its current, comprehensive, and accessible presentation provides thorough coverage of C Corporations, Flow-Through Entities, Family Tax Planning, and more, while highlighting materials of critical interest to the serious tax practitioner. And its relevant, real-world examples bring chapter concepts to life with realistic tax situations. The book gives strong emphasis to the importance of careful tax planning with special sections and integrated tax planning applications and suggestions throughout most chapters. It also offers solid coverage of how taxation is affected by international concerns. Preparing you for the long term, WFT offers readers many opportunities to sharpen critical-thinking and writing skills as well as build upon your knowledge as you progress through the text with unique features like the Multi-Issue Problems. In addition, Internet exercises are tied directly to chapter research cases, giving you valuable hands-on experience using online resources to solve real tax issues. Packed with examples, practical applications, and powerful learning tools, WEST FEDERAL TAXATION: CORPORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS, ESTATES & TRUSTS, 2008 EDITION delivers the most comprehensive coverage available.
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Contents

Corporations
FlowThrough Entities
Advanced Tax Practice Considerations
Family Tax Planning
TAX RATE SCHEDULES AND TABLES
TAX FORMS
GLOSSARY OF TAX TERMS
TABLE OF CODE SECTIONS CITED
TABLE OF REGULATIONS CITED
TABLE OF REVENUE PROCEDURES AND REVENUE RULINGS CITED
TABLE OF CASES CITED
INDEX
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Dr. William H. Hoffman, Jr., earned B.A. and J.D. degrees from the University of Michigan and M.B.A. and Ph.D. degrees from The University of Texas. He is a licensed CPA and attorney in Texas. His teaching experience includes The University of Texas (1957-1961), Louisiana State University (1961-1967), and the University of Houston (1967-1999). Dr. Hoffman has addressed many tax institutes and conferences and has published extensively in academic and professional journals. His articles appear in THE JOURNAL OF TAXATION, THE TAX ADVISER, TAXES ? THE TAX MAGAZINE, THE JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTANCY, THE ACCOUNTING REVIEW, and TAXATION FOR ACCOUNTANTS.

William A. Raabe, Ph.D., CPA, is the Distinguished Professor of Accounting in the College of Business and Economics of the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater. A graduate of Carroll University (Wisconsin) and the University of Illinois, Dr. Raabe's teaching and research interests include international and multistate taxation, technology in tax education, personal financial planning, and the economic impact of sports teams and fine arts groups. Professor Raabe also writes Federal Tax Research and the PricewaterhouseCoopers Tax Case Studies. He has written extensively about book-tax differences in financial reporting. Dr. Raabe has been a visiting tax faculty member for a number of public accounting firms, bar associations, and CPA societies. He has received numerous teaching awards, including the Accounting Educator of the Year award from the Wisconsin Institute of CPAs. He has been the faculty adviser for student teams in the Deloitte Tax Case Competition (national finalists at three different schools) and the PricewaterhouseCoopers Extreme Tax policy competition (national finalist). For more information about Dr. Raabe, visit BillRaabeTax.com and BillRaabeTax on YouTube and Twitter.

James E. Smith is the John S. Quinn Professor of Accounting at the College of William and Mary. He has been a member of the accounting faculty for over 30 years. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona. Professor Smith has served as a discussion leader for Continuing Professional Education programs for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Federal Tax Workshops, and various state CPA societies. He has conducted programs in more than 40 states for about 25,000 CPAs. He has been the recipient of the AICPA's Outstanding Discussion Leader Award and the American Taxation Association/Arthur Andersen Teaching Innovation Award. Among his other awards are the Virginia Society of CPAs' Outstanding Accounting Educator Award and the James Madison University's Outstanding Accounting Educator Award. He was the President of the Administrators of Accounting Programs Group (AAPG) in 1991-1992. He was the faculty adviser for the William and Mary teams that received first place in the Andersen Tax Challenge in 1994, 1995, 1997, 2000, and 2001 and in the Deloitte Tax Case Study Competition in 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, and 2008.

David M. Maloney, Ph.D., CPA, is the Carman G. Blough Professor of Accounting Emeritus at the University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce. He completed his undergraduate work at the University of Richmond and his graduate work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Upon joining the Virginia faculty in January 1984, Dr. Maloney taught federal taxation in the graduate and undergraduate programs and was a recipient of major research grants from the Ernst & Young and KPMG Foundations. Dr. Maloney has published work in numerous professional journals, including JOURNAL OF TAXATION, THE TAX ADVISER, TAX NOTES, CORPORATE TAXATION, ACCOUNTING HORIZONS, JOURNAL OF TAXATION OF INVESTMENTS, and JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTANCY.

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