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606 - Federal Income Taxation
Professor: Myron C. Grauer
Semester: 2010 Winter
Second Writing Requirement? No
Professional Responsibility? No
Means of Assessment: Exam - Open Code and Regs Only
Special Notes: Second-Year Priority Course
The course provides an introduction to the basic principles of Federal Income Tax. The principal subject areas include: (1) characteristics of income (what is included in income); (2) allowable deductions and exemptions; (3) timing issues; (4) income splitting; (5) preferential tax provisions including capital gains; and (6) brief examination of other methods of taxation including consumption tax and flat tax proposals. This course will provide a background that will allow student to recognize tax problems that may arise while practicing law. In addition, the course will emphasize those tax provisions and problems that often arise during the practice of law. The course will also prepare interested students for advanced tax and business courses.
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