Considered the standard reference in the field of bankruptcy accounting, this two-volume set combines accounting, finance, tax and legal issues in an easy-to-understand resource. This updated and expanded edition contains major changes to the Bankruptcy Code and the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, and discusses the release of AICPA's SOP 90-7 with examples regarding the complications of applying it. Features new sections on business valuations, debtor-in-possession and post-petition financing. Volume 2 provides a unique collection of forms and exhibits and has been extensively revised to be more user-friendly with checklists and discussions to accompany the scores of sample documents and authentic exhibits. Supplemented annually. extensive mix of information, more than other guides available to readers. Included in The American Express Tax Guide 2000 are a quick-prep guide, state tax information, the latest IRS tax forms, audit triggers, icons, twenty-five ideas for small business owners, expanded coverage for the self-employed, alerts of life transition issues, fifty overlooked deductions, illustrations of tax return keyed to chapters, and a look ahead to 2000.