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Course Catalog

Taxation  
List of all courses and their descriptions
List of all courses, their descriptions and offerings in the schedule book

TAXN6100 - Intro To The Study Of Taxation
Summer 2014

This course combines an overview of required subject matter in the foundation and specialized areas with the development of research skills. Students apply research techniques to major topics drawn from other courses offered in this program. This course must be one of the first two courses completed in the program.
3 Credits

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Schedule Book for All Active and Available Future Terms, Course starting with TAXN6100
       
TAXN6100-A Intro To The Study Of Taxation
21 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: S
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: 08:00-12:00 pm Instructor: Brucker
    Session: 2 (08/23 - 10/17/14) Term: Fall 2014
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TAXN6110 - Income Taxation Of Individuals
Summer 2014

This course provides a detailed study of the determination and computation of taxable income of individuals, covering deductions available in determining adjusted gross income, deductions permitted, available personal exemptions, and determination of an individual's tax liability. This course must be one of the first two courses completed in the program.
3 Credits


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TAXN6110-A Income Taxation Of Individuals
29 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: S
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: 01:00-05:00 pm Instructor: Hodaszy
    Session: 2 (08/23 - 10/17/14) Term: Fall 2014
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TAXN6120 - Tax Conseq Of Prop Disposition
Summer 2014

This course (Tax Consequences of Property Dispositions) covers the income tax treatment of gains and losses resulting from disposition of various kinds of property by different taxpayers. It considers the mechanics of computing gain and loss, the definition of a capital asset, determination of basis and holding periods, recognition and nonrecognition of gain or loss, and tax consequences of dispositions of special kinds of property.
Prerequisites: TAXN6100 and TAXN6110
3 Credits


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TAXN6120-A Tax Conseq Of Prop Disposition
32 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: S
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: 08:00-12:00 pm Instructor: Brucker
    Session: 4 (10/18 - 12/13/14) Term: Fall 2014
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      Prerequisites: TAXN6100 and TAXN6110
     
 

TAXN6130 - Income Tax Of Corp/Shareholder
Summer 2014

This course examines the organization, capital structure, and operation of domestic corporations, including transfers of property to corporations, the corporation's capital structure, the distinction between debt and equity, liquidating and non-liquidating corporate distributions, and S corporation elections.
Prerequisites: TAXN6100 and TAXN6110
3 Credits


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TAXN6130-A Income Tax Of Corp/Shareholder
31 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: S
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: 01:00-05:00 pm Instructor: Hodaszy
    Session: 4 (10/18 - 12/13/14) Term: Fall 2014
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      Prerequisites: TAXN6100 and TAXN6110
     
 

TAXN6140 - Income Tax Acct Problems/Proc
Summer 2014

This course consists of a detailed examination of accounting methods and periods, changes in methods and periods, limitations on the use of certain periods and methods by certain taxpayers, problems pertaining to the cash and accrual methods, installment sales, transactional accounting problems, related taxpayer problems, and inventories.
Prerequisites: TAXN6100 and TAXN6110
3 Credits


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TAXN6170 - Federal Tax Prac & Procedure
Summer 2014

This course provides the student with detailed study of the basis upon which federal taxes are imposed and the machinery by which such taxes are determined and paid. In-depth study of procedural matters at the federal level including the organization, structure, and operation of various agencies involved in processing returns and collecting tax, appeals to administrative bodies and judicial boards, and prerequisites of practice before various taxing authorities are included in this course.
Prerequisites: TAXN6100 and TAXN6110
3 Credits


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TAXN6190 - State/Local Tax Practice/Proce
Summer 2014

This course reviews taxes imposed upon business and individuals by state and local taxing authorities, including the basis upon which such taxes are imposed, and the manner in which they are determined and paid. Particular emphasis is on the study of taxes imposed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Included is an in-depth study of procedural matters at the state and local levels including the organization, structure, and operation of state and local agencies which process returns and collect tax, and appeals to administrative bodies and judicial boards.
Prerequisites: TAXN6100 and TAXN6110
3 Credits


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TAXN6190-A State/Local Tax Practice/Proce
18 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: W
       Location: Pittsburgh(Heinz 57) Room: Pittsburgh (Heinz 57) R03
    Time: 06:00-10:00 pm Instructor: Dicerbo
    Session: 7 (06/09 - 08/02/14) Term: Summer 2014
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      Prerequisites: TAXN6100 and TAXN6110
     
 

TAXN6280 - Federal Estate and Gift Taxes
Summer 2014

This course deals with federal estate and gift tax laws, including such topics as imposition of the estate tax, the determination of estate tax liability, and the factors involved in computing the gross estate and the taxable estate. Similar considerations are given to the gift tax, as well as the tax on generation skipping transfers. Administrative provisions and procedural rules applicable to the estate, gift, and generation skipping transfer taxes is studied.
Prerequisites: TAXN6100 and TAXN6110
3 Credits


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TAXN6280-A Federal Estate and Gift Taxes
16 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: S
       Location: Moon Room:
    Time: 08:00-12:00 pm Instructor: Tilghman
    Session: 2 (08/23 - 10/17/14) Term: Fall 2014
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      Prerequisites: TAXN6100 and TAXN6110
     
 

TAXN6350 - Tax Planning Seminar I
Summer 2014

This course investigates the factors, procedures, and techniques involved in the planning and decision-making process, not only with respect to taxation, but also legal, accounting, and financial matters. The course involves in-depth analysis, solution, and discussion of problems typically affecting individuals and businesses, including selection of an appropriate business entity; tax and legal effects of corporate distributions; corporate liquidations and reorganizations; trusts, partnerships and S corporations; the personal holding company and accumulated earnings tax; executive compensation, and state and federal (non-tax) laws affecting the decision-making process, including the Pennsylvania Business Corporation Law and both state and federal securities laws and related matters.
Prerequisites: TAXN6100 and TAXN6110
3 Credits


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TAXN6360 - Tax Planning Seminar II
Summer 2014

TThis course investigates advanced topics dealing with business planning, estate planning, international transactions, and state taxation.
Prerequisites: TAXN6100 and TAXN6110
3 Credits


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TAXN6410 - Income Taxation/Estates/Trusts
Summer 2014

This course consists of an introduction to and an overview of the provisions of Subchapter J of the Internal Revenue Code, with emphasis on basic principles of fiduciary income taxation. Included are the study of the relationship of the decedent, the estate and the decedent's family, the decedent's final return, income in respect of a decedent, simple and complex trusts, grantor trusts and charitable trusts, special problems of estate and trust income taxation, and the preparation of the fiduciary return.
Prerequisites: TAXN6100 and TAXN6110
3 Credits


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TAXN6410-A Income Taxation/Estates/Trusts
12 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: W
       Location: Pittsburgh(Heinz 57) Room: Pittsburgh (Heinz 57) C03
    Time: 06:00-10:00 pm Instructor: ** Staff **
    Session: 3 (08/25 - 10/16/14) Term: Fall 2014
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      Prerequisites: TAXN6100 and TAXN6110
     
 

TAXN6520 - Fed Tax Forgn Pers/Forgn Incom
Summer 2014

This course covers central concepts of U.S. taxation of non-resident aliens and foreign enterprises on their income derived from U.S. sources and U.S. taxation of U.S. persons on income which they realize from sources outside the U.S., including the rules for determining the source of income and deductions, the income tax treatment of business and non-business income, Subpart F, transfer pricing under Section 482, FATCA, withholding of tax on income paid to foreign persons, foreign currency rules, the foreign tax credit, and the application of income tax treaties."
Prerequisites: TAXN6100 and TAXN6110
3 Credits


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TAXN6610 - Fed Tax Consid/Part/Partnr I
Summer 2014

This course involves an introduction to and general overview of the provisions of Subchapter K. This course begins with definitional aspects of partnerships and distinguishes other taxable entities and tax consequences incident to formation of a partnership. Also covered are operational aspects, including selection of a taxable year, determination of the partners' distributive share and allocations, and consequences of termination of the partnership. Transactions between controlled partnerships and between a partner and the partnership, including guaranteed payments, are discussed. The tax consequences to both the seller and buyer of partnership interests are examined. Partner's tax basis and distributions of partnership property (both operating and liquidating distributions) are examined in detail throughout the course.
Prerequisites: TAXN6100 and TAXN6110
3 Credits


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TAXN6610-A Fed Tax Consid/Part/Partnr I
33 Seats     Credits: 3 Days: S
       Location: Moon Room: Business School 119
    Time: 08:00-12:00 pm Instructor: Dicerbo
    Session: 7 (06/09 - 08/02/14) Term: Summer 2014
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      Prerequisites: TAXN6100 and TAXN6110
     
 

TAXN6620 - Fed Tax Consid/Part/Partnr II
Summer 2014

This course examines in great detail the tax consequences of sales, transfers, and exchanges of partnership interest. Disproportionate distributions, family partnerships and special allocations are also studied.
Prerequisites: TAXN6100 and TAXN6110
3 Credits


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TAXN7951 - Independent Study In Taxation
Summer 2014

In this 1 credit independent study course students to select and examine taxation topics of particular interest to them. The student is required to prepare an analytical paper comparable to one in a professional journal. This option is available only with the permission of the Director of the Graduate Taxation Program.
1 Credits


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TAXN7952 - Independent Study In Taxation
Summer 2014

In this 2-credit independent study course students select and examine taxation topics of particular interest to them. The student is required to prepare an analytical paper comparable to one in a professional journal. This option is available only with the permission of the Director of the Graduate Taxation Program.
2 Credits


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