J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1974
LL.M., New York University School of Law, 1975
Fields: Partnership Taxation, Individual Taxation
Office:  HW 1526
Voice:  (212)772-5394
Fax:     212-772-5398
Email: aliveson@hunter.cuny.edu


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Prof. Liveson has been on the faculty since 1986 teaching courses in Law and Taxation in the Accounting Program. His research is in taxation, with a concentration in partnership taxation. He also serves as a consulting editor with the Research Institute of America and has participated as an instructor in training programs for the IRS in the New York Region.

Professor Liveson was named one of the Top 300 Professors in the U.S. by the Princeton Review, and received Hunter College’s Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2013.


Contributing author (chapter on Partnership Taxation), Taxation For The General Practitioner
New York State Bar Association, 1999

Impact of 1997 Tax Relief Act on Partnerships
Journal of Taxation of Investments, 1998

A Trio of Rulings Illuminates the Service’s Approach to UBIT Issues
Journal of Taxation of Exempt Organizations, Vol. 8, pp. 248-252, 1997

Cases Illustrate Nature and Level of Investment Activities Needed to Attain Trader Status
Journal of Taxation, Vol. 82, pp. 290-293, 1995

Determining Basis in Partnership Distributions of Contributed Property
Journal of Taxation, 1991

Postdistribution Income Tax Consequences to the Distributee-Partner
Journal of Partnership Taxation, Vol. 7, pp. 226-240, 1990

Exploring the Boundaries of the Dependency Exemption
Review of Taxation on Individuals, Vol. 14 pp. 291-312, 1990