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Tulane Law School strives to create opportunities that enhance our students' practical skillsets in order to better prepare them for their jobs following law school. Through partnerships with local legal professionals, alumni, employers and law school faculty, Tulane Law works to supplement the classroom experience with programs such as Intersession "Boot Camp", externships, judicial clerkships and pro bono opportunities.

Tax: Natural Resources Tax

Course Description
This course involves the federal income tax consequences of various types of payments made in connection with mineral leases; the deduction of exploration and development costs, including intangible drilling costs; deductions for depletion, depreciation, and worthless property and recapture of IDC and depletion; dispositions of mineral interests; sharing arrangements and joint ventures; the application of the alternative minimum tax to natural resources activities. This course also focuses on the role of the tax law in implementing national energy policy. Although the primary emphasis is on oil and gas taxation problems, materials dealing with solid minerals also are covered. This course is taught by Steven Klein, a partner in the firm of Sher Garner Cahill Richter Klein McAlister & Hilbert, L.L.C.  (2 credits)
Upcoming Semester Offered
Spring 2013

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