Gain a strong understanding of today's tax activities as both an investor and an employee with the unique decision-making focus found in TAXATION FOR DECISION MAKERS 2008 EDITION. This edition strikes an ideal balance between key concepts and the appropriate technical detail to support effective understanding. As complete as it is concise, TAXATION FOR DECISION MAKERS 2008 EDITION is the only text to introduce all topics for the CPA exam, all within only 12 succinct chapters. The text focuses on decision making and effective strategy with special margin callouts that emphasize tax planning. Numerous real life examples and captivating cases further clarify concepts. Updated every year, this edition keeps learning current with up-to-date legislation and changes in tax laws as recent as early spring 2007. Optional expanded topics allow you to take your taxation expertise one step further. With TAXATION FOR DECISION MAKERS 2008 EDITION you can develop the research skills you need, learn to identify key issues, and challenge today's thinking for a solid foundation that prepares you for ongoing study and successful tax practice.Dennis-Escoffier, Shirley is the author of 'Taxation for Decision Makers, 2008 ', published 2007 under ISBN 9780324654110 and ISBN 0324654111.