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Wills Trusts & Estates, Tenth Edition (Aspen Casebook Series)
by , Jesse Dukeminier

Language

English

Pages

1056

Publication Date

June 05, 2017

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<p>Hailed as one of the best casebooks in legal education, the text combines interesting cases, thoughtful analysis, notes, images, and a clear organization for an excellent teaching tool.</p> <p>Retaining the late Jesse Dukeminier’s blend of wit, erudition, and playfulness, the Tenth Edition uses cartoons, illustrations, case documents, and photographs to provide visual commentary that augments the wide-ranging cases and other readings. Sidebars on relevant but unique persons, places, and events provide thought-provoking and fascinating context. This casebook is not only fun to read, but fun for professors to teach.</p><p><strong>New to the Tenth Edition:</strong></p> <ul> <li>All new section on <em>electronic </em>or<em> digital wills</em> and the emerging case law that has begun to accept them</li> <li>All new section on <em>trust decanting</em>, now recognized in 25 states, with attention to the breadth of statutory and case law treatments of decanting</li> <li>Reworked coverage of <em>same-sex marriage</em> in light of <em>Obergefell v. Hodges </em>and refreshed treatment of inheritance rights for <em>cohabiting unmarried partners</em></li> <li>Updated and expanded coverage of <em>wealth </em>and<em> income inequality</em></li> <li>Refreshed treatment, with updated case law, on <em>undue influence</em></li> <li>Attention to new case law and statutory developments in <em>will execution</em> and <em>reformation of wills for mistake</em></li> <li>Revised and clarified coverage of <em>revocable trusts</em> and other <em>nonprobate transfers</em> and the difficult relationship of state wealth transfer law with federal pension law</li> <li>Updated treatment of <em>trust fiduciary law</em>, including new case law and statutory developments on <em>directed trusts</em>, <em>waiver of fiduciary duties</em>, and <em>trust investment law</em></li> <li>Revised treatment of <em>creditor rights to beneficial interests in trust</em>, with attention to choice-of-law rules and growing statutory recognition of self-settled asset protection trusts</li> </ul></p><p>The purchase of this Kindle edition does not entitle you to receive access to the online e-book, practice questions from your favorite study aids, and outline tool available through CasebookConnect.</p>
The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America, Four...
by , Warren E. Buffett

Language

English

Pages

318

Publication Date

November 01, 2015

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<p>The year 2015 marks the fiftieth anniversary of Berkshire Hathaway under Warren Buffett’s leadership, a milestone worth commemorating. The tenure sets a record for chief executive not only in duration but in value creation and philosophizing. The fourth edition of <em>The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America</em> celebrates its twentieth anniversary. As the book Buffett autographs most, its popularity and longevity attest to the widespread appetite for this unique compilation of Buffett’s thoughts that is at once comprehensive, non-repetitive, and digestible. New and experienced readers alike will gain an invaluable informal education by perusing this classic arrangement of Warren’s best writings. </p><br /><p>The fourth edition’s new material includes: </p><br /><ul><br /> <li>Warren’s 50th anniversary retrospective, in what Bill Gates called Warren’s best letter ever, on conglomerates and Berkshire’s future without Buffett;</li><br /> <li>Charlie Munger’s 50th anniversary essay on “The Berkshire System”;</li><br /> <li>Warren’s definitive defense of Berkshire’s no-dividend practice; and</li><br /> <li>Warren’s best advice on investing, whether in apartments, farms, or businesses.</li><br /></ul><br /><br /><p>“Larry Cunningham has done a great job at collating our philosophy.” — Warren Buffett</p><br /><p>"Larry Cunningham takes Buffett's brilliant letters to a still-higher level by organizing them into single-subject chapters. The book begins, moreover, with an excellent introduction by Larry.” — Carol Loomis</p><br /><p>“This is a very important book. I recommend it to everyone who is interested in learning about investing, corporate governance, and business judgement.” — <em>Bill Ackman</em></p><br /><p>“The book on Buffett—a superb job.” — <em>Forbes</em></p><br /><p>“Extraordinary—full of wisdom, humor, and common sense.” — <em>Money</em></p><br /><p>“A classic on value investing and the definitive source on Buffett.” — <em>Financial Times</em></p><br /><p>“Cunningham has done a truly commendable job distilling and organizing the essence of Buffett's letter to Berkshire shareholders...While the essays reviewed in the latest edition of this volume range across a broad assortment of topics, for most readers the most valuable part of this book will be Buffett's lessons and insights on investing. It is extraordinarily rewarding to be able to survey the accumulated wisdom of one of the world's most successful investors.” — <em>Kevin M. LaCroix, The D&O Diary</em></p>
U.S. Taxes for Worldly Americans: The Traveling Expat's Guide to ...
by Olivier Wagner

Language

English

Pages

158

Publication Date

February 01, 2017

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<b>The Amazon Expat Tax Bestseller, Now Updated for 2019. </b>Are you a citizen of the United States who lives abroad? You probably know America is one of only two countries that taxes its citizens on their worldwide income, regardless of where they live or work. If you’re thinking about becoming a digital nomad or expatriating to another country, do you know how to avoid paying unfair taxes on your income while abroad? There may be huge penalties and tax evasion charges if you don’t file correctly.<br /><br />By combining the right strategies for citizenship, residency, banking, incorporation, and physical presence in other countries, most Americans abroad can legally lower their U.S. tax owing to $0. In <i>U.S. Taxes for Worldly Americans</i>, Certified Public Accountant, U.S. immigrant, expat, and perpetual traveler Olivier Wagner shows you how to use 100% legal strategies (beyond traditionally maligned “tax havens”) to keep your income and assets safe from the IRS.<br /><br />Olivier covers a wealth of international tax information updated for 2019, including:<br /><br />· Step-by-step instructions for the Forms and Schedules you will use to file your offshore tax, no matter where you are.<br />· How to qualify for special deductions, credits, and exemptions on international taxation.<br />· Why opening bank accounts and corporations in foreign countries is easier than you think.<br />· How residency or citizenship in another country can legally lower your taxes.<br />· How your spouse and children (whether American or of another nationality) affect your tax situation.<br />· Practical advice for moving, living, and working with tax-free income in other parts of the world.<br />· What to consider before renouncing your American citizenship and saying goodbye to the IRS for good.<br /><br />As a non-resident American, there is no single easy answer to lower your taxes. If you don’t understand every possibility, you could end up paying too much. Embrace a worldly lifestyle with confidence as you master the U.S. tax system for Americans living overseas.
Taxation of Individual Income, Twelfth Edition
by , Michael K. Friel

Language

English

Pages

1100

Publication Date

August 01, 2018

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<p>The twelfth edition of <em>Taxation of Individual Income</em> approaches the study of individual income tax through the problem method. The text is designed as a series of self-contained chapters featuring a set of problems, assignments to pertinent Code and Regulation provisions, an overview of the chapter topic, and edited cases and administrative materials as well as self-assessment tools.</p>
Comparative Tax Law
by , Kim Brooks

Language

English

Pages

360

Publication Date

April 20, 2016

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<p>Although the details of tax law are literally endless—differing not only from jurisdiction to jurisdiction but also from day-to-day—structures and patterns exist across tax systems that can be understood with relative ease. This book, now in an updated new edition, focuses on these essential patterns. It provides an immensely useful introduction to the core common knowledge that any well-informed tax lawyer or policy maker should have about comparative tax law in our times. The busy reader will welcome the compact nature of this work, which is shorter than the first edition and can be read in a weekend if one skips footnotes.</p><br /><p></p><br /><p>The authors elucidate the commonalities and differences across countries in areas including (much of the detail new to the second edition):</p><br /><p></p><br /><ul><br /><li>• general anti-avoidance rules;</li><br /><li>• court decisions striking down tax laws as violating constitutional rules against retroactivity, unequal treatment of equals, confiscation, and undue vagueness;</li><br /><li>• statutory interpretation;</li><br /><li>• inflation adjustment rules and the allowance for corporate equity;</li><br /><li>• value added tax systems;</li><br /><li>• concepts such as “tax”, “capital gain”, “tax avoidance”, and “partnership”;</li><br /><li>• corporate-shareholder tax systems;</li><br /><li>• the relationship between tax and financial accounting;</li><br /><li>• taxation of investment income;</li><br /><li>• tax authorities’ ability to obtain and process information about taxpayers; and</li><br /><li>• systems of appeals from tax assessments.</li><br /></ul><br /><p></p><br /><p>The information and analysis pull together valuable material which is scattered over a disparate literature, much of it not available in English.</p><br /><p></p><br /><p>Especially considering the dynamic nature of tax law, whose rate of change exceeds that of any other field of law, the authors’ clear identification of the underlying patterns and fundamental structures that all tax systems have in common—as well as where the differences lie—guides the reader and offers resources for further research.</p>
Executor's Guide, The: Settling a Loved One's Estate or Trust
by Mary Randolph

Language

English

Pages

522

Publication Date

February 28, 2018

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<i>The Executor's Guide</i> shows someone who's wrapping up a loved one's estate how to proceed, step by step. It explains what must be done right away and what can wait, and guides readers through a land of unfamiliar legal procedures and terminology. <br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />It covers:<br /><br /><ul><br /><br /><li>preparing for the job of executor or trustee <br /><br /><li>the first steps to take<br /><br /><li>claiming life insurance, Social Security, and other benefits<br /><br /><li>making sense of a will<br /><br /><li>what to do if there is no will<br /><br /><li>how to determine whether probate is necessary--it may not be!<br /><br /><li>managing assets a child inherits <br /><br /><li>taxes<br /><br /><li>an overview of probate court proceedings<br /><br /><li>what you can do to avoid disputes with family members<br /><br /><li>handling trusts<br /><br /><li>looking up your state's laws, and<br /><br /><li>working with lawyers, appraisers, accountants and other experts. <br /><br /><br /></ul><br /><br /><i>The Executor's Guide</i> contains tables that outline key points of each state's laws, the latest information on estate tax laws, and helpful worksheets.
The Law of Journalism and Mass Communication
by , Amy L. Reynolds

Language

English

Pages

704

Publication Date

October 25, 2017

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<strong>The Law of Journalism and Mass Communication, Sixth Edition</strong>, by Robert Trager, Susan Dente Ross, and Amy Reynolds offers a clear and engaging introduction to media law with comprehensive coverage and analysis of key cases for future journalists and media professionals. You are introduced to key legal issues at the start of each chapter, building your critical thinking skills before progressing to real-world landmark cases that demonstrate how media law is applied today. Contemporary examples, emerging legal topics, international issues, and cutting-edge research all help you to retain and apply principles of media law in practice.  <br /><br /><br /><br />The thoroughly revised <strong>Sixth Edition </strong>has been reorganized and shortened to 12 chapters, streamlining the content and offering instructors more opportunities for classroom activities. This edition also goes beyond the judiciary—including discussions of tweets and public protests, alcohol ads in university newspapers, global data privacy and cybersecurity, libel on the internet, and free speech on college campuses—to show how the law affects the ways mass communication works and how people perceive and receive that work.<br />
The Twenty-Six Words That Created the Internet
by Jeff Kosseff

Language

English

Pages

328

Publication Date

April 15, 2019

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<p>"No provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider."</p><p>Did you know that these twenty-six words are responsible for much of America's multibillion-dollar online industry? What we can and cannot write, say, and do online is based on just one law—a law that protects online services from lawsuits based on user content. Jeff Kosseff exposes the workings of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which has lived mostly in the shadows since its enshrinement in 1996. Because many segments of American society now exist largely online, Kosseff argues that we need to understand and pay attention to what Section 230 really means and how it affects what we like, share, and comment upon every day.</p><p><i>The Twenty-Six Words That Created the Internet</i> tells the story of the institutions that flourished as a result of this powerful statute. It introduces us to those who created the law, those who advocated for it, and those involved in some of the most prominent cases decided under the law. Kosseff assesses the law that has facilitated freedom of online speech, trolling, and much more. His keen eye for the law, combined with his background as an award-winning journalist, demystifies a statute that affects all our lives –for good and for ill. While Section 230 may be imperfect and in need of refinement, Kosseff maintains that it is necessary to foster free speech and innovation. </p><p>For filings from many of the cases discussed in the book and updates about Section 230, visit jeffkosseff.com</p>
The Fundamentals of Federal Taxation: Problems and Materials, Fif...
by , Jeffrey A. Maine

Language

English

Pages

690

Publication Date

July 01, 2018

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<p>The fifth edition of Miller and Maine’s <em>The Fundamentals of Federal Taxation</em> is a problem-based, transaction-oriented treatment of the basics of federal taxation. It features a balanced approach toward tax planning and tax policy and is structured for easy accessibility through the use of forty-one chapters, each of which can readily be covered in one, or occasionally two, class sessions.  This edition incorporates developments in the law through January of 2018, including the far-reaching Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.   Key developments since the fourth edition include changes to the ordinary income rate structure, depreciation and capitalization, itemized deductions, personal exemptions, alimony, the child tax credit, and casualty losses.  This edition also further engages students by noting how tax law intersects with diverse and hot topics such as the sharing economy, the legalized marijuana industry, Silicon Valley job perks, wrongful incarceration, virtual currency, and human egg donation.</p><br /><p>The first half of the book provides students with an understanding of the overall structure of the federal income tax. This part culminates in two major review problems that assist students in integrating the knowledge gained. Thereafter, the book covers various major topics of taxation—including real estate taxation, intellectual property taxation, family taxation, the tax consequences of litigation, and deferred compensation—with an emphasis on tax planning. It is designed to give students an appreciation for how the law of taxation connects with everyday events of American life.</p><br /><p>Also available from Carolina Academic Press is a companion book by the same authors entitled <i>Problems and Solutions for Federal Income Taxation</i>.  This is a student study aid with over four hundred problems and solutions organized with the same chapter structure as the main text.  The teacher who wishes to de-emphasize the use of class time on the problems can simply assign this book as a companion to the main text.  Both books contain detailed cross reference tables for internal revenue code sections, cases, regulations, and I.R.S. rulings.</p><br /><p><em>The Fundamentals of Federal Taxation</em><em> </em>is a cogent, straightforward treatment of a complex subject.  The topics, the selection of cases, and the design of the problems are all calculated to make tax law fun and thought-provoking.</p><br /><p>A teacher’s manual with complete solutions to all of the problems is available.</p><br /><p>  </p>
International Taxation in a Nutshell (Nutshells)
by , Richard Doernberg

Language

English

Pages

658

Publication Date

August 31, 2018

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This Nutshell, which provides an introduction to U.S. international taxation useful to both U.S. and non-U.S. students and practitioners interested in the topic, has been extensively revised and updated to address the fundamental changes to the U.S. international tax rules introduced by the 2017 tax act, as well as global tax changes brought about by the OECD’s project on cross-border tax avoidance. In addition to providing a survey of the technical rules, the book also offers insight into tax planning considerations and how these have been altered by recent U.S. and global developments. Both the U.S. activities of foreign taxpayers, as well as the foreign activities of U.S. taxpayers are explored. In today’s world, it is crucial for those involved in business and investment activities to understand the tax consequences that impact cross-border flows. The authors’ careers span both the academic and private sectors, and they have used their experiences to distill the complexities of real-world tax considerations into a clearly written, straight-forward presentation of the key international tax concepts.

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