CCH Federal Estate And Gift Taxes Explained Guides Practitioners Through Every Step

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., March 22, 1999) – CCH INCORPORATED (CCH), a leading provider of tax and business law information and software has announced publication of the Federal Estate and Gift Taxes Explained. This comprehensive reference, for 32 years considered the industry standard, provides easy-to-understand explanations of laws relating to federal estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer taxes with a special emphasis on preparing estate and gift tax returns.

Concise, up-to-date discussions of recent law changes, including court decisions, IRS rulings and regulations highlight the revised material in this latest edition of a guidebook that has served practitioners for more than three decades.

As always, Federal Estate and Gift Taxes Explained walks the practitioner through virtually every line of every estate and gift tax return, with filled-in versions of commonly used forms and schedules. Citations to Internal Revenue Code, regulations, rulings and court decisions enable practitioners to further research the law.

The 525-page guide is packed with useful features designed to make the task of compliance as quick and efficient as possible. These include:

  • Over 60 pages of valuation tables prescribed by Code section 7520
  • Code finding list for quick reference to authority
  • Finding list for forms to locate filled-in forms rapidly
  • Detailed topical index
  • Appendices on unified rates and credits, state death tax credits, pre-1977 estate and gift tax rates
  • Removable Quick Tax Facts card for at-a-glance reference to key estate and gift tax rates, figures, filing deadlines and other valuable information.

Pricing and Availability

Individuals, firms and institutions can order the 525-page CCH Federal Estate and Gift Taxes Explained by calling 1-800-248-3248. Single copy price is $42.95; volume discounts and school adoption pricing are available.


CCH INCORPORATED, founded in 1913, has served four generations of business professionals and their clients. The company produces approximately 700 print and electronic products for tax, legal, securities, human resources, healthcare and small business markets. CCH is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wolters Kluwer U.S. The CCH web site can be accessed at

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