LAW 520 - Principles of Federal Taxation

Instructor: Shannon Chen
Location: 
McClelland Hall 128
Tu Th 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM August 23 - December 8 Fall 2021
Section 003 3 units • Graded • In Person
This course covers the principles of federal taxation, with an emphasis on how individuals are taxed. The course integrates tax compliance, tax planning, financial accounting, economics, and finance. Mastering the material in this course will allow students to apply the framework learned to personal and business decisions, assess potential compliance and planning ramifications of current and prospective tax rules, understand tax computations for individuals and business entities, and devise strategies that minimize taxes and maximize after-tax wealth. Graduate-level requirements include a special project and readings concerning current events and U.S. tax policy.
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