ACFI 896 (03) - Topics/Tax Research

Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ > Accounting and Finance
Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2019 - Full Term (01/22/2019 - 05/06/2019)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 53898
Special topics may be repated up to a maximum of 12 credits. Prereq: consent of advisor and instructor.
Instructors: Xiaoyan Bao

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/22/2019 5/6/2019 MW 8:10am - 9:30am PCBE 205
Additional Course Details: 

This course is about applied tax research.  The purpose of this course is learn how to navigate accurately and effectively within the body of tax law. This course is designed to structure the development of your research skills by systematizing your approach to tax problems.  Among the steps in the development of these skills are: (1) familiarization with primary source and secondary authority on tax topics, (2) understanding the hierarchy of authority of information sources, (3) dissection of tax problems, (4) preparation of written client file documentation, and (5) practice addressing client questions through oral presentations.