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ACCT 411 Taxes and Business Strategy I (3 Credits)

This requires the student to use the third edition of Taxes and Business Strategy: A Planning Approach by Scholes, et al. The first division of the course will focus on chapters 1-9 of the book. This primarily focuses on the fundamentals of tax strategy and tax law. Tax planning and decision making strategies will applied in this course.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand tax, accounting, and finance trade-offs involved in tax planning.
  • Learn revisions in the tax code. Analyze technical tax rules applied to corporate mergers and acquisitions.
  • Explain accounting for income taxes.
  • Discuss College Savings Plans (529s); understand material on new tax rates on dividends and capital gains.