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Author Utz, Stephen, 1947-

Title Inside tax law : what matters and why / Stephen Utz.

Published New York : Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, c2011.
 Law Library Reserve  KF6289 .U89 2011     AVAILABLE
Descript xx, 256 p. ; 26 cm.
Note Includes table of cases.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Getting started : basic facts, concepts, and techniques -- A first look at income -- Employee pay and perks -- Getting your own back : recoveries of damages, damage settlements, insurance benefits, and more -- Gifts, windfalls, and other haphazard gains -- Basis -- Why tax timing matters : the value of money over time -- Borrowing and debt -- Realization and recognition -- Timing and transactional parity -- Fitting families in -- Spending money to make money : business and investment deductions -- Itemized (mainly personal) deductions -- Capital gains and losses -- Capitalization and cost recovery -- Assignment of income.
Subject Taxation -- Law and legislation -- United States.
ISBN 9780735594401 (pbk.)
0735594406 (pbk.)