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Taxation for Decision Makers, 2018 Edition

Taxation for Decision Makers, 2018 Edition

Shirley Dennis-Escoffier, Karen A. Fortin

ISBN: 978-1-119-37373-5

Aug 2017

664 pages

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$159.95

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Taxation for Decision Makers, 2018 Edition
 is designed for a one-semester, introductory tax course focused on decision-making at either the undergraduate or graduate level. This text introduces all relevant tax topics covered on the CPA exam, and strikes the perfect balance between concepts and details. Tax concepts and applications are presented in a clear, concise, student-friendly writing style with sufficient technical detail to provide a foundation for future practice in taxation and consulting while not overwhelming the student with seldom-encountered minutia.

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Preface

About the Authors

PART I INTRODUCTION TO TAXATION AND ITS ENVIRONMENT

1 An Introduction to Taxation

2 The Tax Practice Environment

PART II INCOME, EXPENSES, AND INDIVIDUAL TAXES

3 Determining Gross Income

4 Employee Compensation

5 Deductions for Individuals and Tax Determination

PART III BUSINESS AND PROPERTY CONCEPTS

6 Business Expenses

7 Property Acquisitions and Cost Recovery Deductions

PART IV PROPERTY DISPOSITIONS

8 Property Dispositions

9 Tax-Deferred Exchanges

PART V BUSINESS TAXATION

10 Taxation of Corporations

11 Sole Proprietorships and Flow-Through Entities

PART VI WEALTH TAXATION

12 Estates, Gifts, and Trusts

Appendix Selected Tax Tables for 2017

Index

  • All chapters updated to include relevant changes in tax law including inflation adjustments, new cases, and new rulings through the first quarter of 2017.
  • Additional examples included with completed tax forms.
  • All chapters reviewed to ensure that all tax topics tested on the new CPA exam are introduced and adequately addressed in the text.
  • Chapter 1 revised by incorporating additional coverage of individual taxation to provide adequate background for those classes with primary emphasis on taxation of entities.
  • Provides broad coverage with supporting detail without getting lost in minutiae
  • Introduces new concepts through case studies to help students think critically and make important decisions
  • Covers all tax topics on the CPA exam, giving candidates an additional resource for test preparation
  • Includes Expanded Topics sections that allow instructors to tailor the level of rigor for each particular class
  • Instructor Resources include PowerPoint slides, test bank, solutions manual, and instructor’s manual featuring exercises, related reading, and notes to accompany PowerPoint lectures
  • Wiley Engage allows full online access with customization options to suit multiple pedagogical styles, along with student study tools and other relevant resources