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Intermediate Level

Approx. 7 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Start working towards your Master's degree

This course is part of the 100% online Master of Science in Accountancy (iMSA) from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Module 1: Capstone Overview & Income, Deductions & Donuts

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 8 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Meet Prof Hutchens2m
Income, Deductions, and Donuts4m
4 readings
Syllabus15m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Module 1 Overview5m
Module 1 Quiz Problem Facts & Information20m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz1h
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Module 2 Changes in Tax Law

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 29 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
3 videos
Part 2: Significant Individual Changes11m
Part 3: Significant Business Changes11m
1 reading
Module 2 Overview5m
3 practice exercises
Part 2 Knowledge Check10m
Part 3 Knowledge Check
Module 2 Quiz1h
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Module 3 Bake to the Future

3 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 6 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
Gies Online Programs3m
2 readings
Module 3 Overview5m
Congratulations!10m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz30m

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....
U.S. Federal Taxation

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