Summer Intersession or Fall 2013 Initial Class Assignment for:
Federal Income Taxation § a
Instructor: Bruce McGovern
First class date: August 19, 2013
Posting date: Aug 4, 2013 @ 16:05:56
Note: the required texts for the course are listed in the "News"
section of the course web site on STANLEY.
For the first week of class:
--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 Monday, August 19, 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 August 21.
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.