Packed with "Big Picture" tax scenarios and "What-If?" case variations, SOUTH-WESTERN FEDERAL TAXATION 2011: INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAXES remains the most effective book for helping you master detailed tax concepts and the ever-changing tax legislation. Renowned for its accessible, comprehensive, and time-tested presentation, this book provides thorough coverage while highlighting materials of critical interest to the tax practitioner. INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAXES offers you many opportunities to sharpen critical-thinking and writing skills. A chapter-opening feature, Framework 1040: Tax Formula for Individuals, provides a unique organizational framework so you can understand how chapter topics relate to the 1040 form. Internet exercises are tied directly to chapter research cases in the book to give you hands-on experience using online resources to solve tax issues. H&R Block at HomeÂ® tax preparation software and the student version of CheckpointÂ® from Thomson Reuters come with each new copy of this book so you can obtain professional experience with leading software! The 2011 edition has been fully updated to include the latest tax legislation for individual taxpayer.