Tax Development Journal



This community houses Tax Development Journal's volumes 2009-2021.

Journal Mission

Welcome to the Cal State University, Northridge Tax Development Journal: an exciting online tax journal! The Tax Development Journal sets a new standard in practitioner based tax scholarship as an innovative forum for intellectual discourse on emerging issues for tax practitioners and policy makers. This student run journal uniquely combines tax expertise with scholarly discourse to provide timely, insightful, and important contributions to scholarly discussion in a broad array of topical tax areas.


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Recent Submissions

  • de Bree, James P. (California State University, Northridge, 2021)
    Recent accounting and tax developments have increased the tax accounting complexities for both lessees and lessors. ASU 2016-02 (subsequently codified as ASC 842), issued in 2016 by the Financial Accounting Standards Board, ...
  • Razani, Rob (California State University, Northridge, 2021)
    Receipt of an advance payment for goods or services generally results in taxation of the income at the time of receipt, but, in some circumstances, income recognition may be deferred. The advance payment also arguably ...
  • Fisher, Emi (California State University, Northridge, 2021)
    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 repealed §958(b)(4) (the Repeal), which prevented a U.S. person from constructively owning stock owned by a non-U.S. person in determining if a corporation is a controlled foreign corporation ...
  • Chotani, Masood (California State University, Northridge, 2020)
    The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) concluded in a 2018 report that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is not fully addressing billions of dollars in tip income reporting noncompliance and is ...
  • Gianni, Monica (California State University, Northridge, 2020)
    As part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), Congress enacted two new sections that address when revenue is recognized -- §§ 451(b) and 451(c). These sections do not determine whether income is realized; instead, they ...