McGraw-Hill's Essentials of Federal Taxation, 2015 Edition

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2014-05-02
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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McGraw-Hill’s Essentials of Federal Taxation is a 17-chapter volume designed for a one-semester course, covering the basics of taxation of individuals and business entities. This volume includes topics covered in both Taxation of Individuals and Taxation of Business Entities.

To facilitate a one-semester course, McGraw-Hill’s Essentials of Federal Taxation folds the key topics from the investments, compensation, retirement savings, and home ownership chapters that are found in Taxation of Individuals into three individual taxation chapters that discuss gross income and exclusions, for AGI deductions, and from AGI deductions, respectively. The essentials volume also includes a two-chapter C corporation sequence that uses a life-cycle approach covering corporate formations and then corporate operations in the first chapter and nonliquidating and liquidating corporate distributions in the second chapter.

Available for fall 2014 courses, this volume is perfect for those teaching a one-semester course and for those who struggle to get through the comprehensive volume.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 An Introduction to tax

Chapter 2 Tax compliance , the IRS, and tax authorities

Chapter 3 Tax planning strategies and related limitations

Chapter 4 Individual income tax overview

Chapter 5 Gross income

Chapter 6 Exclusions from Gross income

Chapter 7 Individual deductions

Chapter 8 Individual income tax computations and credits

Chapter 9 Business income, deductions, and accounting methods

Chapter 10 Property acquisition and cost recovery

Chapter 11 Property dispositions

Chapter 12 Entities overview

Chapter 13 Corporate formations and operations

Chapter 14 Corporate distributions

Chapter 15 Forming and operating partnerships

Chapter 16 Dispositions of partnership interests and partnership dispositions

Chapter 17 S corporations

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