This course examines the U.S. federal tax system as it relates to property transactions of business owners and shareholders. Topics include cost recovery, such as depreciation, amortization, and depletion; calculation of realized versus recognized gains and losses; evaluation of the potential tax effects of nontaxable exchanges; and the combining, or netting, gains and losses that are different in nature. Assignments facilitate self-discovery of knowledge and development of a variety of professional skills.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM FEDERAL TAXATION II: PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS OF BUSINESS OWNERS AND SHAREHOLDERS
This course really taught me a lot about Capital Gains and Losses which will help me in my tax planning efforts both personal and business.
This course offers and excellent primer in the tax treatment of property transactions. It can be a bit dry, but that is the nature of tax.
This course is very good starting point for obtaining an understanding of the Depreciation rules/ Asset classes employed
The instructors were very thorough and detailed. The explanations and examples provided were very helpful.
About the U.S. Federal Taxation Specialization
This Specialization introduces the U.S. federal tax system via conceptual and applied material. Learners will be able to apply basic principles to settings involving individuals, corporations, and other business entities, complete key components of major, individual U.S. federal tax returns, and identify tax-related strategies and implications of structuring transactions and organizations.
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