Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Paul McDaniel (Florida), Jim Repetti (Boston College), and I are delighted to announce that the new 6th edition of our casebook, Federal Wealth Transfer Taxation, is now available from Foundation Press (and will soon be available at fine bookstores everywhere). Here is the publisher's description:
The Sixth Edition continues the comprehensive, yet flexible, presentation of prior editions. It explores both the technical and policy issues associated with wealth transfer taxation. It is adaptable for use in a single course covering basic wealth transfer taxation or a sequence of courses dealing with wealth transfer taxation at either the J.D. level or LL.M. level, while presenting selected in-depth coverage of advanced issues. Within each section, the book moves from the straightforward to the more complex rules associated with the topic so that each professor can decide the level of complexity he or she wishes to reach in the course. The Sixth Edition thoroughly integrates all relevant amendments to the Code enacted through January 1, 2009. This casebook is unrivaled in scope and depth of analysis and in its flexibility for use in different courses using any teaching technique.
The new Study Problems book and Teacher's Manual (with answers to all of the problems) will be available over the summer, well in time for Fall 2009 classes. (Faculty can request a complimentary copy here.) The book makes an excellent Graduation, Mother's Day, and Father's Day present!