ACFI 896 (03) - Topics

Topics/Tax Research

Durham   Paul College of Business&Econ :: Accounting and Finance
Credits: 3.0
Term: Spring 2020 - Full Term (01/21/2020 - 05/04/2020)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 53505
Special topics. Prereq: consent of advisor and instructor.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.
Instructors: May Xiaoyan Bao

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/21/2020 5/4/2020 TR 12:40pm - 2:00pm PCBE 235
Additional Course Details: 

This course is about applied tax research. Purpose of this course is to 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 sources 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.