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West's Federal Tax Research (Text Only)

West's Federal Tax Research (Text Only) - 6th edition

West's Federal Tax Research (Text Only) - 6th edition

ISBN13: 9780324123852

ISBN10: 032412385X

Edition: 6TH 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.
International: No

ISBN13: 9780324123852

ISBN10: 032412385X

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This market-leading tax research text takes a practical, hands-on approach that goes beyond a random sampling of tax research sources. Fully updated, Federal Tax Research extensively covers computer-oriented research tools including the Internet and computerized databases.From its tax planning orientation to the real-life cases, this is one book that conveys a true understanding of the most important elements of the federal tax law.

Author Bio

Raabe, William A. : Capital University

William A. Raabe, PhD., CPA, is the founding Dean of the Capital University (OH) School of Management. He is a leader among business school tax faculty in incorporating developments in technology into curricula for the educational development of tax professionals.Dr. Raabe's teaching and research interests focus on multijurisdictional taxation and financial planning, and he is recognized as the leader among business-school academics in the fields of state and local income, sales and property taxation. Dr. Raabe is the author or editor of approximately twenty book titles, including West Federal Taxation, and the Multistate Corporate Tax Guide. He has received university-wide recognition as the winner of the AMOCO Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence, and the Wisconsin Institute of CPAs names him the Educator of the Year.

Whittenburg, Gerald E. : San Diego State University

Gerald E. Whittenburg, PhD, CPA, EA, is a Professor in the School of Accountancy at San Diego State University. A graduate of the University of Houston, Dr. Whittenburg's teaching and research interests include individual and corporate taxation, pension plans, and tax research methodology.Dr. Whittenburg is also an author of West's Federal Tax Research and West's Income Tax Fundamentals. In addition, he has published articles in such journals as the Advances in Taxation, Practical Tax Strategies, Taxes-the Tax Magazines, Journal of Taxation of Investments, Journal of Taxation of Employee Benefits, Journal of Taxation of Financial Institutions, Valuation Strategies, Journal of Small Business Strategy, Tax Adviser, and Journal of Accounting Education. Professor Whittenburg's professional designations include Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Enrolled Agent (EA). He has received numerous teaching awards, including the Trustee's Outstanding Faculty Award for the entire California State University System. Recently, Dr. Whittenburg spent a sabbatical at the University of Adelaide in Australia. In his picture, he is shown with "Pumpkin" the koala.

Sanders, Debra L. : Washington State University

Debra L. Sanders, PhD, CPA, is a professor in the Washington State University School of Accounting, Information Systems and Business Law. She has received numerous awards for outstanding teaching, research and service including the Boeing Distinguished Faculty Research Award, the Shell Corporation Outstanding Teacher Award and the College of Business and Economics Outstanding Service Award.Dr. Sanders, a graduate of Arizona State University, published in both academic and professional journals. Her work has appeared in the academic journals Behavorial Research in Accounting, National Tax Journal, The Journal of the American Taxation Association, Advances in Taxation, and The International Journal of Accounting. Professional journals that have published her articles include Taxation for Accountants, Taxation for Lawyers, The Review of Individuals, Taxes, The Tax Adviser, and Journal of Financial Planning.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part I: The Tax Research Environment

1. Introduction to Tax Practice
2. Tax Research Methodology

Part II: Primary Sources of Federal Tax Law

3. Constitutional and Legislative Sources
4. Administrative Regulations and Rulings
5. Judicial Interpretations

Part III: Computer Research Tools

6. Electronic and Printed Tax Services
7. Electronic and Printed Legal Servcies
8. Citators and Other Findling Devices
9. Journals, Newsletters, and Internet News Sources

Part IV: Implementing the Research Tools

10.Communicating Research Results
11. Tax Planning
12. Working with the IRS.
13. Tax Practice and Administration:Sanctions, Agreements, and Disclosures.

Appendix A.

Time Value of Money Tables.

Appendix B.

Standard Tax Citations.

Appendix C.

IRS Circular 230.