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ACC/547

Taxation

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Course level: Graduate

In this course, students develop an understanding of the federal income tax law and its application to individuals, partnerships and corporations. Topics include tax entities, property transactions, calculating basis, gains and losses, alternative minimum tax, S corporations, and partnerships.

Prerequisites

ACC/290 or ACC/290T - Principles of Accounting I or equivalent

This graduate level course requires proof of completion of a Bachelor's degree. Be prepared to provide documentation during the checkout process.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Tax Overview

  • Explain the objectives of taxes, the different types of taxes, sources of tax law, and federal tax filing requirements.

Individual Income Tax Computations

  • Perform tax computations for individuals.

Property Acquisition, Cost Recovery, and Dispositions

  • Explain tax procedures for property acquisitions, cost recovery, and dispositions.

Tax Entities

  • Differentiate among the types of entities for tax purposes.
  • Perform tax computations for various entities.

Partnerships

  • Perform tax computations for various entities.
  • Differentiate among the types of entities for tax purposes.

Tax Planning

  • Identify the different types of taxes, sources of tax law, and federal tax filing requirements.
  • Differentiate among the types of entities for tax purposes.

Why UOPX

Why take courses at University of Phoenix

Accreditation that matters

We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org) for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

Next Steps

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