CCH’s Expert Treatise Library Expands with Several New Titles

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., January 19, 2012) – As tax and accounting professionals embark on another busy tax season, CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business and a leading global provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services (, is introducing four new titles to its rapidly growing CCH Expert Treatise Library – delivering thorough analysis, guidance and easy-to-understand examples and explanations along with helpful tools and interactive practice aids.

The new titles, timely for tax season include:

CCH’s Expert Treatise Library brings together a variety of helpful features and titles that enable users to effectively manage complex issues and provide world-class tax planning and guidance. Each of CCH’s treatise titles:

  • Provides a knowledgeable and comprehensive perspective from renowned industry experts. Expert Treatise Library authors are practicing CPA, academic and legal experts who can translate complex statutory and regulatory rules and judicial decisions into easy-to-understand examples and opinions.
  • Covers all aspects of taxation. The Library offers a variety of titles that provide expert guidance on Federal, State and International taxation.
  • Access to supporting documentation and interactive practice aids. All treatises have links to IRS rulings; the Internal Revenue Code; Federal Tax Regulations; and Federal Court decisions; and offer time-saving and useful tools and practice aids, including interactive examples and flowcharts.

With simple navigation and one-click access to cited primary source materials, users may fully explore topic areas and issues – moving back and forth with ease between treatise analysis and numerous examples, IRS regulations/guidance, flowcharts, tools and interactive practice aids, case law and congressional committee reports.

The entire suite of CCH Expert Treatise Library is accessible through the award-winning IntelliConnect® platform, which conveniently provides links to cited primary source and other key documents.

“Our entire suite of expert treatises is ideal for all tax professionals looking for up-to-date, easy-to-understand expert analysis, explanations, guidance and direct answers to a variety of complex tax issues,” said Mark Friedlich, CCH Director of Publishing. “All CCH treatise titles are written by today’s leading tax professionals, including the industry’s leading CPAs, attorneys and professors. They provide the unique insights, guidance, comprehensiveness and depth that are the hallmarks of world-class treatises – presenting details in a much more contemporary, accessible and easier-to-read manner than treatises written decades ago. In addition, each treatise includes practical and time-saving tools and practice aids to enhance productivity.”

Expanding CCH Expert Treatise Library

CCH Expert Treatises provide superior guidance, explanations and key perspectives written by expert authors who are leaders in practice and academia. In addition, each treatise includes unique, time-saving tools and interactive practice aids. Other titles available in CCH’s suite of Expert Treatises include:

 About Our Authors

Expert authors for the CCH Expert Treatise Library: Tax Practice & Procedure include:

Charles P. Rettig, Esq. of Hochman, Salkin, Rettig, Toscher & Perez, P.C., is a Certified Specialist in both Taxation Law and Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. He is Chair of the IRS Advisory Council (IRSAC), a member of the Advisory Board of the California Franchise Tax Board, the Tax Court Appointments Committee of the ABA Section of Taxation, serves on the Board of Advisors for CCH’s Journal of Tax Practice and Procedure and is an Adjunct Professor at the Graduate School of Taxation at Golden Gate University. Rettig has a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, and was selected as a 2009 Tax Person of the Year (Top 10) by Tax Notes/Tax Analysts and a Top 100 Super Lawyer (Los Angeles County) by Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine in 2005.

Claudia Hill, EA, MBA is a nationally recognized tax professional and frequent lecturer on taxation of individuals and representation before the IRS. She is Editor in Chief of CCH’s Journal of Tax Practice and Procedure and coordinates the Forbes IRS Watch blog. Hill served on the 1987 Commissioner's Advisory Group to the National Office of the Internal Revenue Service and is owner and principal of Tax Mam, Inc., and TMI Tax Services Group, Inc., in Cupertino, Calif.  TMI offers quality tax return preparation, tax advisory and controversy representation services to small businesses and individual taxpayers.

William P. Wiggins is a Professor of Law and Taxation at Bentley University. He has co-authored a leading textbook, published articles in academic and professional journals, and presented papers at numerous international, national, and regional conferences. His most recent publications have appeared in journals such as TAXES® – The Tax Magazine, the Journal of Tax Practice & Procedure and Global Focus.

Authors for the CCH Expert Treatise Library: Federal Taxation of Subchapter S Corporations include:

Robert W. Jamison, CPA, Ph.D. is a Professor of Accounting at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business at Indianapolis. In addition to the S Corporation Taxation Guide and the Multistate Tax Guide to Pass-Through Entities, published annually by CCH, he is the author of several courses published by the AICPA. His articles have appeared in The Tax Adviser, Journal of S Corporation Taxation, The Journal of Accountancy and various other publications. Jamison has taught several professional education programs for both national and local accounting firms and has also developed material used in their continuing education programs.

Michael Schlesinger, JD is a practicing lawyer and a member of the New York bar, a former Adjunct Professor of Law, Pace University Law School, White Plains, N.Y., and Adjunct Professor of Accounting, Lubin School of Business, Pace University, White Plains, N.Y. He is also the author of The S Corporation Desk Book (Prentice-Hall) (1988), Small Business Tax Return Guide (Prentice Hall) (1991) and (1992), Essential Facts: Limited Liability Companies (Warren, Gorham & Lamont) (1995), and S Corporations: Tax Practice and Analysis (CCH). He is also the author of over sixty tax articles that have appeared in national publications. As a tax lawyer, Schlesinger has been quoted in Smart Money and Fortune Small Business; he is also frequently quoted in the New York Times and Federal Tax Weekly.

The author for the CCH Expert Treatise Library: Tax Accounting in Mergers and Acquisitions: Transactional Analysis is:

Glenn R. Carrington is the National Tax Director for Client Services at Ernst & Young LLP, where he serves on the U.S. Executive Board. As National Tax Director for Client Services, Carrington primarily focuses on serving clients in the areas of corporate, tax accounting, and financial transactions. During his career, he also served at the IRS as Assistant Chief Counsel (Income Tax & Accounting), as a Branch Chief in the Office of the Assistant Chief Counsel (Corporate) and as Counsel to the Director of Corporation Tax Division. Carrington is a member of the ABA Taxation Section and has served as Chair of the ABA's Government Relations Committee, as well as an adjunct professor in the Graduate Tax Program at Georgetown University Law Center. He is a frequent speaker at the Practicing Law Institute, the UCLA Tax Institute (formerly the Miami Tax Institute), and other conferences. He is listed in the Corporate Tax section of the International Who's Who of Business Lawyers.

The author for the CCH Expert Treatise Library: Limited Liability Companies: Federal and State Taxation is:

David J. Cartano, JD, graduated from the University of Washington in 1972, magna cum laude. He received a JD from Cornell University in 1976 and Masters in Taxation from the University the Southern California in 1989, where he had the highest GPA in the history of tax program. Cartano is a partner in the Los Angeles law firm of Barton, Klugman & Oetting. He is the author of Federal Taxation of Compensation and Benefits, and Taxation of Individual Retirement Accounts, both published by CCH.

For More Information

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