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Tax Stories

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Edition: 2nd ed., 2009
Author(s): Caron


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This helpful study aid reports the result of archaeological digs into seminal U.S. Supreme court federal income tax cases by leading text scholars. The book explores the historical contexts of these cases and the role they continue to play in our current tax law. Each of the chapters sets forth the social, factual, and legal background of the case, discusses the various court proceedings and judicial opinions, and explores the immediate impact and continuing importance of the case.

Table of Contents includes:
The Story of Glen Glass: Towards a Modern Concept of Gross Income
The Story of Macombe: The Continuing Legacy of Realization
The Story of Kirby Lumber: The Many Faces of Discharge of Indebtedness Income
The Story of Davis: Transfers of Property Pursuant to Divorce
The Story of Welch: The Use (and Misuse) of the “Ordinary and Necessary” Test for Deducting Business Expenses
The Story of INDOPCO: What Went Wrong in the Capitalization v. Deduction Debate?
The Story of Crane: How a Widow’s Misfortune Led to Tax Shelters
The Story of Schlude: The Origins of the Tax/Financial Accounting GA(A)P
The Story of Earl: How Echoes (and Metaphors) from the Past Continue to Shape the Assignment of Income Doctrine
The Story of Knetsch: Judicial Doctrines Combating Tax Avoidance


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Format Paperback
Author Caron
ISBN 9781599415918
Edition 2nd ed., 2009
Publisher West