Book Review: IRS Practice and Procedure Manual, Forms and Analysis, 1991 Edition
Engel, Christine P., The CPA Journal
As the owner of a small firm and a CPE instructor, I am always looking for practice aids that make my job easier. My job is to communicate tax and accounting information to clients and other accountants who look to me as the expert in a particular subject.
I am bombarded with brochures from software and book publishers. I scan all of them because I don't want to miss anything that could be a time saving, cost effective, money making addition to my library. But very often I come up empty.
This year I got lucky. IRS Practice and Procedure Manual, Forms and Analysis belongs on the desk--not on the bookshelf---of every small practitioner. The Saltzmans are brothers and a dynamic professional combo--Michael is a tax attorney, and Alan is a CPA. They wrote this book "...to assist the busy practitioner in locating and preparing appropriate IRS procedural forms--that is, those forms that are used to secure some administrative action from the Service."
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