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Problems and Materials in Federal Income Taxation, Eighth Edition

Sanford Michael Guerin, Philip F. Postlewaite, Adam H. Rosenzweig


  • ISBN: 9781454810667

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    Problems and Materials in Federal Income Taxation is respected for its distinctive explanation of the intricacies of the federal income tax code. Its realistic, problem-solving approach helps clarify material in an often frustrating course. Organized according to the taxing formula (i.e., the different tax rates), the text leads students to a clear understanding of each level of taxation. Numerous problems reinforce fundamental concepts and a Teacher’s Manual provides all the problem answers.

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    Page Count 816
    Published 10/08/2012
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    Summary of Contents

    Chapter 1. Introduction

    Chapter 2. The Concept of Gross Income

    Chapter 3. Items Excluded from Gross Income

    Chapter 4. Choosing the Proper Taxpayer

    Chapter 5. Timing of Gross Income

    Chapter 6. Deductions for Trade or Business Expenses

    Chapter 7. Capital Gains and Losses

    Chapter 8. Investment and Personal Deductions

    Chapter 9. Timing of Deductions and Tax Shelters

    Chapter 10. Computing Tax Liability

  • Author Information

    Sanford M. Guerin

    Prior to joining the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law faculty at Arizona State University, Professor Guerin was a faculty member at the University of Denver. He is the author of several standard casebooks and treatises in taxation, and lectures nationally and internationally on tax issues. Professor Guerin has provided expert written and oral testimony before Congressional committees, including Ways and Means and hearings of the U.S. Treasury Department. He serves as faculty advisor to the Arizona State Law Journal.

    Adam H. Rosenzweig

    Adam Rosenzweig concentrates his research and teaching in the area of tax law and policy. Before joining the Washington University law faculty in 2007, he was a visiting assistant professor at Northwestern University School of Law. He also was in private practice in New York, where he focused on federal income tax law and specialized in the areas of private equity, hedge funds, equity derivatives, and cross-border capital markets and clerked for Judge James L. Dennis, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

    Philip F. Postlewaite

    Philip Postlewaite is the Harry Horrow Professor in International Law at Northwestern University School of Law, where he has taught for more than 25 years. He is also Director of the Tax Program. Professor Postlewaite is an expert in the area of tax law and has taught courses in individual, corporate, partnership, and international taxation. He is the author or coauthor of more than 30 books and 30 articles.
    Before joining the Northwestern law faculty, he was an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame and an Instructor in Taxation at New York University School of Law. He also practiced law with the firms of Bogle & Gates and Foley & Lardner.

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