Spring 2016 or Winter Intersession Initial Class Assignment for:

Federal Income Taxation § a

Instructor: Bruce McGovern

First class date: January 14, 2016

Posting date: Dec 16, 2015 @ 18:45:03


Note: the required texts for the course, possible supplemental 
texts, and the initial class assignments are available on the 
course web site on STANLEY.

For the first two class sessions on Thursday, January 14 and 
Tuesday, January 19:

--Read the Preface to the Burke and Friel casebook.

--Read chapter 1 and be prepared to discuss the problem on pages 1 
and 2.  Specifically, be prepared to discuss how each item could be 
treated under our income tax system, how it actually is treated, 
and what Code sections are relevant to your determination.

We will spend the first two class sessions discussing chapter 1. 
For the first class session on Thursday, January 14, you should 
read  carefully the whole chapter and be prepared to discuss the 
problem on pages 1 and 2. We will finish our discussion of chapter 
1 in the second class session on Tuesday, January 19.

Things to be aware of for the first day:

--Choose whatever seat you like, and during the first class I will 
ask you to fill out a seating chart.

--I will call on people for random recitation.

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