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.
- 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.