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Federal Income Taxation of Business Enterprises: Cases, Statutes & Rulings, 5th Edition / Edition 5

Federal Income Taxation of Business Enterprises: Cases, Statutes & Rulings, 5th Edition / Edition 5

by Richard A. Westin, Beverly I. Moran


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This fifth edition covers the basics of the federal income taxation of partnerships and corporations including the taxation of LLCs, LLPs and S corporations. In addition, it alludes to a short list of other business enterprises. We designed the text for teaching in two components: partnerships and corporations. Both components use the traditional “cradle-to-grave” approach. Because of their practical importance, the book refers to Social Security taxes and estate taxes. There is no discussion of State income taxes.

Although the book is comparatively short, the materials are thorough and heavily supplemented with problems that are scattered along the way, rather than at the end of each chapter. The problems are not especially difficult. Instead, we designed the problems to build confidence while at the same time forcing students to review the central Code provisions and pertinent regulations.

We edited the cases extensively, and eliminated most footnotes as well as the court’s and commentators’ case and statute citations, without any explicit reference their elimination. Numbered footnotes are from the original materials but, except by accident, they do not retain their original numbering.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781600423048
Publisher: Vandeplas Publishing LLC
Publication date: 01/14/2019
Edition description: 5th ed.
Pages: 586
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.19(d)

About the Author

RICHARD A. WESTIN is Professor Emeritus of Law at the University of Kentucky, College of Law. He joined the College of Law faculty in 1998 as the Laramie L. Leatherman Distinguished Professor of Tax Law. He was a member of the faculty of the University of Houston College of Law from 1984 until 1998, where he taught in the areas of business and tax law. He holds B.A. and M.B.A. degrees from Columbia University and was graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

BEVERLY I. MORAN Is Professor of Law and Professor of Sociology at Vanderbilt University Law School. Before coming to Vanderbilt, she was the Voss Bascom Professor of Law at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School and Professor of Law at the University of Cincinnati College of Law Professor Moran teaches a variety of tax courses at the J.D. and LL.M. level. She holds an A.B. from Vassar College, a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and an LL.M. (Taxation) from New York University Law School.

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