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ACC 429 Corporate Taxation

This course studies the application of a broad range of tax concepts and types of taxpayers, including issues in the taxation of corporations by federal and state governments and the taxation of tax-exempt organizations. An emphasis on the role of taxation in the business decision-making process is discussed. Students will be provided with the skills to conduct basic tax research and tax planning, as well as the preparation of Form 1120, U.S. Corporation Income Tax Return. An exposure to professional standards and ethics will be discussed, and students will be provided with knowledge of the interrelationships and differences between financial accounting and tax accounting. Includes a designated accounting research component. Prerequisite: ACC 328.