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Income Tax : Text, Materials and Essential Cases : 8th Edition - Michael Kobetsky

Income Tax

Text, Materials and Essential Cases : 8th Edition

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Published: 22nd February 2012
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The established text has been revised and updated to include the latest developments in taxation law.

The company tax chapter comprehensively covers the taxation of companies including the dividend imputation system and the carry-forward loss rules The tax avoidance chapter include recent case law The deductions chapter incorporates recent case law on business deductions and deductions available to employees

The authors introduce and explain the principles of income tax law and the goods and services tax law. Commentary on the key tax concepts and extracts illustrate the application of the principles. All chapters commence with a general overview of the material to be covered. The case extracts are introduced with an outline of the facts, the competing arguments and the decision of the court or tribunal. The other extracts include rulings, explanatory memorandums and government reports. The authors also use material from economics and politics to provide the context in which tax law has developed. This book is cross-referenced to other taxation books and contains internet citations for extracted cases.

Reviews of earlier editions:The best features of the book are:

Its framework. Each chapter is devoted to a fundamental principle of tax law. This is a much easier way to read and understand the relevant concept ... The use of extracts from cases and Australian Tax Office rulings. One of the best features of the book is that each discussion of a principle of tax law is supported by appropriate extracts of relevant cases and tax office rulings. ... Its use of plain English. The language in this book is clear, concise and easy to read. Principles are explained clearly and without using verbose language. Its reference to additional reading material. ... The book covers the major areas of taxation including income and deductions, fringe benefits tax, capital gains tax, goods and services tax and taxation of various entities... In summary a complex topic is introduced and then its fundamental principles are overviewed in a clear and concise manner. - Law Institute Journal of Victoria

Foreword by Michael D'Ascenzo, Commissioner of Taxation Cross-references Table of Cases Table of Statutes Table of Income Tax Rulings Introduction to Taxation The Australian Income Tax System Personal Services Income Business Income Property Income International Taxation Taxation of Fringe Benefits Capital Gains Tax Exempt Income, Non-Assessable Income and Mutuality General Deductions Specific Deductions and Capital Allowances Timing, Tax Accounting and Trading Stock Partnerships and Alienation of Income Taxation of Trusts Taxation of Companies and their Members Tax Avoidance and Evasion Tax Administration Goods and Services Tax References Index

ISBN: 9781862878532
ISBN-10: 1862878536
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 770
Published: 22nd February 2012
Weight (kg): 1.17