TaxProf Blog: Lesson From The Tax Court: Generally Is Not Always – Or – That’s The Way The Ball Bounces (March 7, 2022)

Bryan Camp has published his article on the TaxProf Blog titled, “Lesson From The Tax Court: Generally Is Not Always – Or – That’s The Way The Ball Bounces“, which discusses how law professors are often accused of hiding the ball of legal analysis. The article begins as follows:

We law professors are often accused of hiding the ball of legal analysis.  Teaching the basic tax law course presents a particular challenge because of the multiplicity of statutory rules that the ball bounces against.  We try to teach students the general rules of what constitutes income, what gets allowed as deductions, when both must be reported and who must report them.  That’s the stuff of the basic course.   We try to spare them from having to learn all the various exceptions and special cases that hit the ball on its journey.

Click here to see the full article: “Lesson From The Tax Court: Generally Is Not Always – Or – That’s The Way The Ball Bounces”.

Posted by Mallory Wentz, Associate Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal.

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