Here are two research questions:

1. The assignment of income doctrine “the fruit does not fall far from the tree on which it grew.” What is the seminal supreme court case this doctrine was based on? In one sentence what is does assignment of income mean? Make sure to copy the citation and make it part of your answer.

2. When does an assets appreciation result in taxable income? Please identify the major supreme court case. Explain in one short sentence the difference between realized and recognized income.