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Federal Tax Law: Practice, Problems, and Perspective

Stephen Utz


  • ISBN: 9781454822455

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  • Description

    Federal Tax Law by Stephen Utz is a concise, user-friendly, accessible casebook with practice-ready features and robust online content. This book is among the first of Aspen’s new Praxis Series, a suite of casebooks/coursebooks that embodies a new philosophy of learning the law, giving students practical knowledge that will prepare them for bar passage and law practice. 

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  • Details
    Page Count 560
    Published 07/31/2013
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    Summary of Contents

    1. First Things
    2. Enriching Events
    3. Income in Context
    4. Income as Gain from Property Dealings
    5. Well Timed Income
    6. Realization
    7. Family and Personal Matters
    8. Business and Investment
    9. Capital Assets
    10. Property Used in Income-Seeking Activity
    11. The Time Value of Money and Tax Consequences
    12. Tax Shelters
    13. Comprehensive Review Problems

  • Author Information

    Stephen Utz

    Professor Utz teaches Federal Income Taxation, Federal Taxation of Partners and Partnerships, Tax Policy, Federal Taxation of Corporations, and Property at University of Connecticut School of Law. He received a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Louisiana State University (1967), a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Cambridge (1977), and a J.D. from the University of Texas (1979), where he graduated with High Honors and was an Articles Editor of the Texas Law Review. After clerking for Judge Joseph T. Sneed of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (1979-1980), he practiced law an associate attorney at Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered, in Washington, D.C. (1980-1983). He has taught at this law school since 1983, with visiting professorships at Trinity College, Hartford (1988, 1990, 1992), the Law Faculty of the University of Aix-Marseille (1995, 2007), New York University School of Law (1996), and the Free University of Berlin (2006-2010, 2012). Professor Utz’s writings include the books Federal Income Taxation (Interactive Coursebook)(forthcoming 2013), Inside Tax Law: What Matters and Why (2011), Federal Income Taxation of Partners and Partnerships (1995), and Tax Policy: A Survey and Introduction to the Principal Debates (1993). He has published articles in a variety of law school and professional journals on tax and philosophical topics.

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