“What Would You Do in This Situation?” Boxes place student in a decision-making role. The boxes include many current controversies that are yet unresolved or are currently being considered by the courts. These boxes make extensive use of Ethical Material as they represent choices that may put the practitioner at odds with the client.
“Stop and Think” Boxes act as speed bumps to encourage students to pause and apply what they have just learned. Solutions for each issue are provided in the same box
Unique Margin Notes provide an extensive series of learning tips for students which include:
- Additional Comment
- Key Points
- Real-World Examples
- Typical Misconceptions
- Ethical Points
- Self-Study Questions and Answers
- Book-to-Tax Accounting Comparisons
- Historical Notes
- Tax Strategy Tips
- New Tax Act
The Latest Mandates in Federal Taxation
NEW! The partnership and S corporation comprehensive tax returns are new to the 2010 edition.
NEW! TaxACT 2008 Software Packaged with the Text for a Nominal Price. This user-friendly tax preparation program includes more than 80 tax forms, schedules, and worksheets. TaxACT calculates, returns, and alerts the user to possible errors or entries.
Commitment to Currency-The annual Pope/Anderson/Kramer series texts publish in April of each year, bringing you and your students the most recent updates in taxation.
FAS 109 - Issued by the Financial Accounting Standards Board, this document dictates how firms should account for income taxes in the financial statements of a business. The increased scrutiny of the tax provision in financial statements compels tax and auditing professionals to have a strong working knowledge of this area. To help meet this need, the textbook includes a Financial Statement Implications section at the end of relevant chapters:
· General Coverage, (Chapter 3)
· Implications of Specific Transactions, (Chapters 2, 5, 7, 8 & 16)
· Tax Return and Financial Accounting Exercise (Chapter 3)
Federal Taxation Made Easy
Unique Margin Notes, which are unmatched in any other tax book, act as an internal study guide to provide additional assistance for students and help them master the concepts of federal taxation.
· Additional Comment
· Key Points
· Real-World Examples
· Typical Misconceptions
· Ethical Points
· Self-Study Questions and Answers
· Book-to-Tax Accounting Comparisons
· Historical Notes
· Tax Strategy Tips
Development of Critical Thinking Skills
“What Would You Do in This Situation?” boxes place students in a decision-making role to analyze the different sides of various issues. The boxes include many current controversies that are as yet unresolved or are currently being considered by the courts.
Stop and Think boxes are “speed bumps” that encourage students to pause and apply what they have just learned. Solutions for each issue are provided in the box.
OTHER POINTS OF DISTINCTION
- Multi-State Tax Chapter available on the Companion Website: www.prenhall.com/pope
- TaxAct Tax Preparation CD is available for packaging with the text.