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Taxes & Business Strategy, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition

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

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jul 23, 2008

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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, the book provides a framework for understanding how taxes affect decision-making, asset prices, equilibrium returns, and the financial and operational structure of firms.

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

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Taxes & Business Strategy, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition
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$90.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-607000-9