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Taxes & Business Strategy, 5th Edition

By Myron S. Scholes, Mark A. Wolfson, Merle M. Erickson, Michelle L. Hanlon, Edward L. Maydew, Terrence J. Shevlin

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 6, 2014


For MBA students and graduates embarking on careers in investment banking, corporate finance, strategy consulting, money management, or venture capital

Through integration with traditional MBA topics, Taxes and Business Strategy, Fifth Edition provides a framework for understanding how taxes affect decision-making, asset prices, equilibrium returns, and the financial and operational structure of firms.

Teaching and Learning Experience

This program presents a better teaching and learning experience–for you :
  • Use a text from an active author team: All 5 authors actively teach the tax and business strategy course and provide you with relevant examples from both classroom and real-world consulting experience.
  • Learn the practical uses for business strategy: Learn important concepts that can be applied to your life. 
  • Reinforce learning by using in-depth analysis: Analysis and explanatory material help you understand, think about, and retain information.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1          Introduction to Tax Strategy
Chapter 2          Tax Law Fundamentals
Chapter 3          Returns on Alternative Savings Vehicles
Chapter 4          Choosing the Optimal Organizational Form
Chapter 5          Implicit Taxes and Clienteles, Arbitrage, Restrictions, and Frictions
Chapter 6          Nontax Costs of Tax Planning
Chapter 7          The Importance of Marginal Tax Rates and Dynamic Tax Planning Considerations
Chapter 8          Compensation Planning
Chapter 9          Pension and Retirement Planning
Chapter 10        Multinational Tax Planning: Introduction and Investment Decisions
Chapter 11        Multinational Tax Planning: Foreign Tax Credit Limitations and Income Shifting
Chapter 12        Corporations: Formation, Operation, Capital Structure, and Liquidation
Chapter 13        Introduction to Mergers, Acquisitions, and Divestitures
Chapter 14        Taxable Acquisitions of Freestanding C Corporations
Chapter 15        Taxable Acquisitions of S Corporations
Chapter 16        Tax-Free Acquisitions of Freestanding C Corporations
Chapter 17        Tax Planning for Divestitures
Chapter 18        Estate and Gift Tax Planning

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-13-275267-0

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-275267-1

Format: Book

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