This course is the first course in a five-course US Federal Tax Specialization. It covers and focuses on the U.S. federal tax system as it relates to individuals, employees, and sole proprietors. Key concepts covered include gross income and items that are statutorily included or excluded in it, personal and business expenses that qualify as tax deductions, and the differing tax treatments for employees versus self-employed taxpayers. Unlike many other introductory courses in tax and as part of this course’s comprehensive wrap-up, learners will be provided with practical and tangible experience reporting both income and expenses on the main individual tax return used in the US, Form 1040.
This course is part of the U.S. Federal Taxation Specialization
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
INTRODUCTION TO THE COURSE
MODULE 1: AN INTRODUCTION TO TAXATION
MODULE 2: COMPUTING THE TAX
MODULE 3: GROSS INCOME
MODULE 4: GROSS INCOME: EXCLUSIONS
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TOP REVIEWS FROM FEDERAL TAXATION I: INDIVIDUALS, EMPLOYEES, AND SOLE PROPRIETORS
Great content and really learned a lot. Would have liked some more examples or formulas to use and print out to keep handy, especially in doing some of the AGI floors. but otherwise, great!
Great overview of 1040 preparation. My primary purpose for taking the course was learning the details of, and computing the AMT. I am disappointed this was not covered.
This course was very practical and effective. I enjoyed the lectures and quizzes. It was effective in helping me to get current on my taxes.
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