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2010 Federal Tax Update

69 Pages Posted: 28 Nov 2010  

Samuel A. Donaldson

Georgia State University College of Law

Date Written: November 15, 2010


This update explains several developments in the substantive federal income, estate and gift tax laws affecting individual taxpayers and small businesses. It contains summaries of significant cases, rulings, regulations, legislation and other matters from August, 2009, through September, 2010. This update generally does not discuss developments in the areas of qualified plans or the taxation of business entities (except to a very limited extent).

Keywords: tax, income, deduction, policy, gift, estate, federal, update, cases, rulings, regulations, legislation

JEL Classification: E62, H2, K34, M41

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Donaldson, Samuel A., 2010 Federal Tax Update (November 15, 2010). Available at SSRN: or

Samuel A. Donaldson (Contact Author)

Georgia State University College of Law ( email )

P.O. Box 4037
Atlanta, GA 30302-4037
United States

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