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258.7 sec. 1 - Corporate Tax (Spring 2014)

Instructor: Eric P. Rakowski  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Units: 3
Meeting Time: MTu 11:20-12:35
Meeting Location: 240

Course Start: January 06, 2014
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49787


This course covers the federal income taxation of corporations. It follows the tax life of a corporation from its formation, to its distribution of cash or property to shareholders, to its eventual liquidation. It also covers the tax aspects of corporate mergers, acquisitions, and divisions, such as the spin-off of a corporate subsidiary. Although most of the emphasis is on large, publicly traded, Subchapter C corporations, the course also covers the contrasting tax treatment of Subchapter S corporations, which is how many small businesses choose to be taxed. The course does not require any mathematical expertise and is designed for those considering general or corporate practice as well as for students with a special interest in tax law.

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Exam Notes: F
Course Category: Tax, Estates, and Trusts
This course is cross-listed in the following categories:
Business Law

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  • Fundamentals of Corporate Taxation
    Schwarz & Lathrope
    Edition: 2012
    Publisher: Foundation
    ISBN: 9781609300685
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $200.00
    Price Source: user provided
  • Selected Sections: Corporate & Partnership Income Tax Code & Regulations
    Bank & Stark
    Edition: 2013-2014
    Publisher: Foundation
    ISBN: 9781609303648
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: 33.00
    Price Source: user provided

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