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Tax Law and Policy Concentration

Master of Legal Studies

[Learn about the Online MLS with a concentration in tax law and policy.]

The College of Law has built a strong tax program in cooperation with the business tax scholars and educators in the Eller College of Management. The concentration in Tax Law and Policy is for those whose work, either in business or government, involves compliance with tax laws, or the formulation of effective tax policy.

REQUIRED CORE COURSES (17 UNITS)

LAW 501 - Procedure (3 units)
LAW 502A - American Common Law System I (3 units)
LAW 502B - American Common Law System II (3 units)
LAW 504 - American Public Law System (3 units)
LAW 507 - Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research (3 units)
LAW 646 - Federal Income Tax (3-5 units)

ELECTIVE COURSE REQUIREMENTS (13 UNITS)[1]

Complete at least 13 units in substantive courses from the following list:

LAW 647A - Corporate Taxation
LAW 657 - LLC, LLP, and Partnership Taxation
State and Local Taxation
LAW 696A - Estate Planning
LAW 648 - Estate and Gift Taxation
LAW 655J - International Taxation
LAW 644A / 697W - Accounting for Lawyers
LAW 652A - Taxation of Non-Profit Entities
LAW 616 - Business Organizations
LAW - 638C - Business Planning

 
[1] Although not all courses are offered every semester, a list of possible electives can be found on the course schedules pages.