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Joseph G. Walsh, JD, LLM, CPA
Title:
Professor
Department:
Taxation , Law
Campus:
San Francisco
  • 415-442-7881

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RESEARCH INTERESTS AND AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

Federal Tax Accounting

Partnership Taxation

EDUCATION

  • BS, University of California, Berkeley

  • MBA, University of California, Berkeley

  • JD, University of California, Hastings College of the Law

  • LLM (Taxation), New York University

PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1980-Present
Full-Time Faculty, Golden Gate University

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Tax Court Administers a Painful Root Canal Without Anesthesia, Practical Tax Strategies, May 2011, pg. 196

  • Regulations Provide More Changes to the Return Preparer Penalties, Practical Tax Strategies, July 2009

  • Circular 230 Sets Stringent Requirement for Written Tax Advice, Practical Tax Strategies, October 2005

  • Opinion Letters Offer Scant Shelter from Tax Shelter Penalties, Practical Tax Strategies, April 2005

  • New Regs. Shed Light on Partnership Noncompensatory Options, Practical Tax Strategies, September 2004

  • Recent Court Decision Virtually Eliminates Tax Practitioner Privilege, Practical Tax Strategies, June 2003

  • IRS Guidance Encourages Voluntary Accounting Method Change, Practical Tax Strategies, August 2002

  • Tax Court Reversal on Partnership Income Allocation, Practical Tax Strategies, February 2002

  • Single Sale Generates Multiple Types of Capital Gains, Practical Tax Strategies, July 2001

  • New Regs. Offer Guidance on Partnership Adjustment Allocations, Practical Tax Strategies, July 2000

  • 'Hypothetical Sale' Approach Makes Real Changes in Partnership Regs., Practical Tax Strategies, June 2000

  • More Accounting Method Changes Granted Automatic Consent, Practical Tax Strategies, July 1999

  • Navigate Through the Confusing Rules for Allocating Partnership Income, Tax Ideas, August 1998

  • Allocation Confusion for Partnership Deficit Capital Accounts, Taxation for Accountants, July 1998

  • Using the Cash Method of Accounting May Attract IRS Scrutiny, Tax Ideas, January 1997

  • IRS Attacks on Cash Method of Accounting, Taxation for Accountants, December 1996

  • Accounting for Book-Tax Difference of Property Contributed to a Partnership, The Tax Advisor, May 1995

  • Accounting for Book-Tax Difference of Property Contributed to a Partnership, The Tax Advisor, April 1995

  • Recognition of Gain or Loss on Partnership Distributions, California Tax Lawyer, Spring 1994

  • Changes in Methods of Accounting under Revenue Procedure 92-20, California Tax Lawyer, Winter 1993

  • Business Expenses Overview, Bender's Federal Tax Service, 1989

  • Indebtedness Treated as "Payment" on Applicable Installment Obligations, The Tax Advisor, November 1987

  • Time Value of Money Concepts Under the Treasury Proposed Regulations, 45th New York University Institute on Federal Taxation (1986)

  • Federal and California Estate Income Taxation, CEB Program Booklet, Fundamentals of Estate Administration

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Outstanding Service and Dedication to the LL.M in Taxation Program, Golden Gate University,  2008

  • Best Article Award, AICPA's The Tax Advisor, 1995

  • Distinguished Service Award, Alumni Association, Golden Gate University, 1995

  • Phi Beta Kappa, University of California, Berkeley

  • Haskins & Sells Award for Excellence in Accounting and English, University of California, Berkeley, 1970