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Frank L. Brunetti Publishes Book on the Fundamentals of Tax Accounting


November 7, 2011
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Frank L. Brunetti, Chair of Scarinci Hollenbeck’s Tax, Trusts and Estates Group, has published a new book entitled Fundamentals of Federal Tax Accounting. The book, published by the American Law Institute/American Bar Association, provides a clear and concise explanation of many topics, including the methods of accounting, changes in accounting method, claim of right, selection and change of tax year, uniform capitalization rules, inventory, long term contracts and many more.

Using practical and real-world examples, Mr. Brunetti clearly explains both fundamental and more complex tax accounting principles. He provides the concepts needs to understand federal tax accounting and covers current issues in tax accounting practices and procedures.

Mr. Brunetti has been teaching and practicing law for more than 35 years. His work has been concentrated in the areas of tax planning for business entities and complex tax matters involving entities, individuals and their transactions. He has authored the tax accounting course book used by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) in its National CEA program and taught in that program for many years. He has lectured for the AICPA on many topics, including tax accounting and corporate taxation. He is a Professor of Taxation and Law at Fairleigh Dickinson University, where he teaches graduate tax courses. He is the author of numerous books and articles in the income tax and estate planning fields. Mr. Brunetti is also an Observer Member of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Cooperation in International Tax Matters.

More information about Fundamentals of Federal Tax Accounting, including purchasing information, can be found on the American Law Institute/American Bar Association’s website at

http://www.ali-aba.org/index.cfm fuseaction=publications.bookspage&book_code=BK41