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CCH Focus On Tax Provides Free, Easy Way To Sample Tax Topics
(RIVERWOODS, ILL., March 18, 2003) – Tax professionals now have a
simple way to keep in touch with the latest developments and ideas in
a wide range of tax specialties. CCH Focus on Tax is a free
electronic newsletter which provides readers in-depth and practical
analysis on a wide variety of interesting, timely subjects selected
from the array of highly-regarded books, journals and newsletters
published by CCH INCORPORATED (CCH), a leading provider of tax
information and software. (For
a sample issue or to register visit
"Focus on Tax provides readers with cutting-edge
insights presented in excerpts from a wide-range of our publications,
free of charge, every month," said Richard Jarvis, Managing
Editor of CCH Focus on Tax. "Not just abstracts of
content, Focus on Tax gives readers entire sections of our
content selected by our editorial staff to help them stay abreast of
hot issues or gain insights into areas outside the realm of their
normal areas of practice."
The latest issue of Focus on Tax includes a well-rounded
sampling of interesting articles on a variety of tax topics:
- In a selection from the CCH book Real Estate Taxation: A
Practitioner's Guide, seasoned tax professional David F.
Windish, JD, LL.M., guides the reader through investing in real
estate for its safety and income potential. He points out tax
opportunities and pitfalls that the savvy investor must be aware
of when making buying and selling decisions, especially those
relating to financing.
- The editors of CCH’s State Income Tax Alert newsletter
share the results of their survey of some of the nation’s
leading experts on state taxation on whether the tax-planning
advantages of LLCs, LLPs, LPs and other members of the
flow-through entity "alphabet soup" have changed now
that states are squeezed for revenue.
- Prominent tax attorney Peter C. Canellos of Wachtell, Lipton,
Rosen & Katz addresses the question of whether tax shelter
attorneys can effectively represent business clients in a keynote
speech delivered at the prestigious University of Chicago Law
School Tax Conference. This speech is from the March 2003 issue of
TAXES Magazine, which also features many other important
sessions from the conference.
- Jae K. Shim, Ph.D., MBA, provides tools for analyzing potential
tax benefits in retirement plans, pension plans and real estate in
a comprehensive chapter, "Tax Advantaged Investments,"
reproduced from CCH’s brand-new 2003 U.S. Master Finance
Previous issues of Focus on Tax have featured subjects
including forming an exempt organization, the uses and abuses of
special purpose entities, state taxation, ramifications and
consideration of trade show participation, income tax and estate
planning with S corporations and preserving client capital through tax
and investment decisions.
Articles in Focus on Tax have come from such sources as S
Corporations: Tax Practice and Analysis by Michael Schlesinger and
Practitioner’s Guide to IRS Tax Penalties by Robert J.
Collins, newsletters such as E-Commerce Tax Alert and State
Tax Review, and journals such as in CCH’s Journal of Taxation
of Financial Products, Journal of Retirement Planning and
the Journal of Tax Practice Management.
"Our free e-mail Focus on Tax service offers
professionals a great way to tap into the thinking of leading
practitioners and academics through the specially-selected excerpts
offered each month. We think it’s an effective way of ‘sampling’
our publications and understanding the great contribution they bring
to the professional literature. Focus on Tax makes the whole
process of delivering these insights and excerpts very simple,"
To Sample or Register
To look through the latest issue of Focus on Tax or to
register for free e-mail delivery every month, visit tax.cchgroup.com.
About CCH INCORPORATED
CCH INCORPORATED, headquartered in Riverwoods, Ill., was founded in
1913 and has served four generations of business professionals and
their clients. CCH is a Wolters Kluwer company. The CCH web site can
be accessed at cch.com.
The CCH Federal and State Group Tax site can be accessed at tax.cchgroup.com.
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