BASIC FEDERAL INCOME TAXATION, Version 4.2
A computer assisted tax law instruction program...
- with exercises on the following topics:
- Adjusted Basis
- Assignment of Income
- Below-Market Loans
- Business Deductions
- Cancellation of Indebtedness
- Capital Gain Mechanics
- Capital Loss Mechanics
- Capital Assets
- Cash and Accrual Methods of Accounting
- Casualty Losses
- Charitable Contributions
- Claim of Right
- Compensation in the Form of Property
- Deductions for Taxes
- Dependent Care Credit
- Education Expenses
- Exclusion of Gain on Sale of Residence
- Filing Status
- Fringe Benefits
- Fundamentals of Installment Sales
- Gain and Loss Realized
- Gifts and Bequests
- Illegal Gains
- Imputed Income
- Indirect Compensation
- Installment Sales: Second Dispositions by Related Parties and
- Interest Deductions
- Interest Income
- Leasehold Interests
- Life Insurance
- Limitations on Deductions
- Meals and Lodging
- Medical Expenses
- Miscellaneous Deductions
- Moving Expenses
- Personal and Dependency Exemptions
- Prizes and Awards
- Profit Activities
- Rent Income
- Savings Bond Interest Exclusion
- Section 1231 Assets
- Section 1231 Mechanics
- Social Security
- Tax-Exempt Interest
- Taxation of Minor Children
- Travel Expenses
- Unemployment Compensation
- Users can select one or more topics to meet their particular
needs, and to conform to the courses in which they are
- The program is easy to use:
- Runs on-line, eliminating the need for update disk ordering and saving user disk space.
- Menu-driven, for selection of topic areas and topics.
- Choices are made by clicking on one button (such as or )
- No need for expertise about computers, programming,
operating systems, or other applications software.
- Current version reflects tax law as of June 2002.
- Runs on the WorldWideWeb using your browser.
- Written by and under the supervision of James Edward Maule, a law
professor at Villanova University School of Law who has taught
federal income tax for 20 years.
- Previous desktop versions used at 29 law
schools, with favorable and enthusiastic student reactions.