FSMA 5103 - Tax Planning, 3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): ACCT 3453 with D or better

Level: Upper

This course covers tax-planning considerations for both individuals and businesses. The students will analyze current tax laws and the steps involved in managing one's tax liability by using IRS regulations as part of an overall investment strategy. A final project will be required. The students will be given a set of facts and an overall objective. They must then research the applicable tax laws, recommend a course of action, and defend that course of action with the supporting IRS regulations. An oral and written presentation of the student's project will be required.