Federal Income Taxation



SLN #: 12714
Course Prefix: LAW-606
Course Section: 001
Credit Hours: 4
Instructor(s): Chodorow

Course Description:
The Federal income tax touches virtually every aspect of modern American life. For practicing lawyers, a basic understanding of the structure and vocabulary of the tax code is critical. This course is designed to introduce students to the key concepts and issues in taxation, focusing primarily on the taxation of individuals. Coursework will include review of specific code provisions, administrative materials, and important cases. It is the prerequisite for all other tax courses. Problems are assigned for each class, and students are expected to have done these problems and come prepared to discuss them. Class participation counts for 10% of the final grade.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 4
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class
Mid Term or Other Exam: Yes
Participation Points: Yes, see course description
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: Attendance is required
Online Course Site: Blackboard