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Douglas A. Kahn

Douglas A. Kahn joined the University of Michigan Law School faculty in 1964.  

Douglas A. Kahn, the Paul G. Kauper Professor of Law, teaches courses that include Tax Planning for Business Transactions, Taxation of Individual Income, Corporate Taxation, Partnership Tax, and Legal Process. He co-authored two casebooks, one on corporate taxation and one on taxation of transfers of wealth, as well as several textbooks on those subjects and on individual income taxation. A co-authored book, Taxation of Subchapter S Corporations, was published in 2008, and another co-authored book, Corporate Income Taxation, was published in 2009. His recent articles have included "Tax Consequences When a New Employer Bears the Cost of the Employee's Terminating a Prior Employment Relationship" (co-authored), published in the Florida Tax Review; "Prevention of Double Deductions of a Single Loss: Solutions in Search of a Problem" (co-authored), published in the Virginia Tax Review; and "Is the Report of Lazarus's Death Premature? A Reply to Postlewaite and Cameron," published in the Florida Tax Review. Prior to beginning his academic career, Professor Kahn practiced in Washington, D.C., and served as a trial attorney with both the civil and tax divisions of the U.S. Department of Justice. A graduate of the University of North Carolina and of George Washington University Law School, he joined the Law School faculty in 1964.

See also Professor Douglas A. Kahn's Res Gestae interview


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