Solution for Concepts in Federal Taxation 2016 23rd Edition Chapter 16, Problem 1

by Kevin E. Murphy, Mark Higgins
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Chapter 16, Problem 1 : 1.Differentiate primary tax law authorities and secondary tax...

1.Differentiate primary tax law authorities and secondary tax law authorities.


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1.Primary tax law authorities are those authorities that contain the actual provisions and official interpretations of the tax law.  As such, they correspond to the three functions of government: legislative (the actual tax law), administrative (government interpretation of and compliance with the tax law), and judicial (resolution of interpretation differences between taxpayers and the government).

Secondary tax law authorities serve as tools for locating the primary authorities and also offer commentary on the authorities that aid in the interpretation and understanding of the primary tax law authorities.


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