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Accounting and tax principles for legal professionals

Beth Walston-Dunham

Accounting and tax principles for legal professionals

by Beth Walston-Dunham

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Published by Delmar Learning in Clifton Park, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lawyers -- United States -- Accounting,
  • Accounting -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Income tax -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBeth Walston-Dunham.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF320.A2 W35 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 424 p. :
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18292566M
    ISBN 10141801107X
    ISBN 109781418011079
    LC Control Number2007032086
    OCLC/WorldCa164802478

      Taxation principles are the guidelines that a governing entity should use when devising a system of taxation. These principles include the following: Broad application. The system of taxation should be spread across a broadest possible population, so that no one person or entity is taxed excess. For the Law examination you will need to study the Essential Law for Tax Practitioners – Fourth Edition. The Essential Accounting for Tax Practitioners (Second Edition examinable from May ) is for the written examination papers (applicable to Papers 2, 3, 4 and 6). This is not required for the Computer Based Examinations.

    Please note that the Law, Principles of Accounting and Professional Responsibilities & Ethics CBEs must be passed (or exemptions claimed) before the examination closing date for your final written paper(s). For the May session, the examination closing date for the written papers is the last day of February. to tax professionals. In particular, for tax professionals working in the plc/multinational space, tax accounting is something that they must at least have a working knowledge of, as ultimately the amount booked in respect of tax in the profit and loss account will have an impact on the earnings released to the market. Accounting Frameworks.

    The book is geared towards both legal professionals and accounting professionals tasked with managing a law firm’s finances and will serve as a valuable legal accounting . Rowan Williams, the head of the professional services group at RSM U.K. Tax and Accounting Limited, says that the U.S. is the only major country that gives law firms this special treatment. Tax benefits. One big reason that law firms prefer cash accounting is the tax benefit that it .


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