Pearson's Federal Taxation 2020 Individuals, 33rd edition

  • Timothy J. Rupert
  • Kenneth E. Anderson
  • David S Hulse


The Rupert/Anderson series is unsurpassed in blending technical aspects of the most recent federal taxation mandates with maximum readability and relevance for students. Containing strong pedagogical tools that enable readers to apply tax principles within the text to real-life situations, and tax information from 2018 and early 2019, Pearson’s Federal Taxation 2020 Individuals, 33rd Edition provides an up-to-date resource and better teaching and learning experience — for instructors and students.

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Table of contents

  1. An Introduction to Taxation

  2. Determination of Tax

  3. Gross Income: Inclusions

  4. Gross Income: Exclusions

  5. Property Transactions: Capital Gains and Losses

  6. Deductions and Losses

  7. Itemized Deductions

  8. Losses and Bad Debts

  9. Business and Employee Expenses and Deferred Compensation

  10. Depreciation, Cost Recovery, Amortization, and Depletion

  11. Accounting Periods and Methods

  12. Property Transactions: Nontaxable Exchanges

  13. Property Transactions: Section 1231 and Recapture

  14. Special Tax Computation Methods, Tax Credits, and Payment of Tax

  15. Tax Research

  16. Corporations

  17. Partnerships and S Corporations

  18. Taxes and Investment Planning

Tables: 2018 Tax Tables and Rate Schedules and 2019 Withholding Tables (Partial)

Appendix A: Tax Research Working Paper File

Appendix B: Tax Forms

Appendix C: MACRS Tables

Appendix D: Glossary

Appendix E: AICPA Statements on Standards for Tax Services Nos. 1-7

Appendix F: Index of Code Sections

Appendix G: Index of Treasury Regulations

Appendix H: Index of Government Promulgations

Appendix I: Index of Court Cases

Appendix J: Subject Index

Published by Pearson (July 30th 2019) - Copyright © 2020