Professor Howard Abrams
Spring 2014 course
M, T 1:10pm - 3:10pm in Pound Hall Room 100
4 classroom credits
This course is an introductory study of federal income taxation covering inclusion and exclusion of items in computing gross income; deductions from gross income; tax accounting; capital gains and losses; and the treatment of the family. Consideration will be given to the interaction of legislative, executive, and judicial agencies in the making, administering, and interpreting of the tax law; to the goals of the tax law and possibilities for future development of it; to the private lawyer's professional role with respect to administration of the tax law; and to the impact of the tax law on private property transfers and other transactions.
Subject Areas: Taxation, Business Organization, Commercial Law, and Finance, Regulatory Law