Oil and Gas: Federal Income Taxation (2024)

Format: Print Book
Product ID: 10031506-0016
ISBN: 9780808058977
Provides a comprehensive look into the tax laws of the oil and gas industry.

The natural resources industry can be a difficult area of tax practice, even for seasoned CPAs. Individuals working in this field must be well-versed in challenging taxation aspects, with themes ranging from the acquisition of mineral rights to the production of minerals. However, with regular study of the most current materials, practitioners can be confident they have the tools they need to properly represent clients in compliance with the United States federal income tax system. As a comprehensive taxation resource, Wolters Kluwer offers books like Oil and Gas: Federal Income Taxation (2024), which enables tax professionals to stay sharp in this area of practice.

Summary of Contents

Written by the experienced editorial staff at Wolters Kluwer, Oil and Gas: Federal Income Taxation (2024) is comprised of the most up-to-date information, supporting tax professionals in this niche industry. This single-volume text provides a comprehensive look into the tax laws of the oil and gas industry. The contents of this book cover recently instituted developments since the previous publication, including:

  • New legislation
  • Regulatory updates
  • Judicial changes

This foundation is dissected over six sections of reference, including Introduction to Oil and Gas Taxation, Acquisition of Interests, The Exploration Period, The Production Period, Dispositions, and Other Areas. Throughout these six categories, readers will be instructed on a variety of the technical facets of oil and gas taxation, including:

  • Accounting methods, economic concerns, royalties, and working or operating mineral interest
  • Purchase and lease preparations, as well as gross and taxable income from property
  • Production payments and net profits arrangements
  • Expenses for geological and/or geophysical items
  • Intangible drilling and development costs
  • Sharing arrangements and carried interests
  • Depletion or depreciation
  • Unitizations, interest disposition, and nontaxable exchanges
  • Ownership types, abandonments and losses, and alternative minimum tax
  • Nonconventional fuel credit and internal provisions

Features of Oil and Gas: Federal Income Taxation (2024)

A particular benefit of this handbook is the innovative style in which it is written. The layout begins with an immersive introduction to the nature of oil and gas reserves. This coverage allows readers to refresh on certain topics and gain a deeper understanding of the industry as a whole. Subsequent material is organized sequentially so that readers can follow the path of normal industry events for emerging oil and gas reserves.

An included index is arranged by topic, allowing readers to quickly pinpoint the subject in question with the additional aid of a meticulous Table of Cases and Rulings Lists. Throughout the book, readers will be assisted through planning and strategy approaches designed to promote an integrated understanding of topics. References are additionally available through the full text, allowing for greater analysis of corresponding code and regulation sections, IRS court rulings, and more. The inclusion of such authorities provides readers with convenient, trustworthy resources for further research.

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Contributors Wolters Kluwer Editorial Staff
Product Type Publications
ISBN 9780808058977
Format Print Book
Wolters Kluwer Tax Writers
Wolters Kluwer Tax Writers
Our Canadian Tax Writers Team is composed of several subject matter experts who bring decades of experience and specialized knowledge. Every year, the team conducts a thorough review of the book to ensure the content is accurate, current, and practical. The book is updated to reflect changes such as multiple legislative amendments, indexed amounts, major court decisions, and changes to government forms and policies. Authors with specializations in areas such as tax filing, law, tax planning, and trusts collaborate and apply their specialized knowledge to the production of the book. The final product is a definitive book that you can rely on.