AC 312 Business Income Tax
F1QQ 2010 HIL
Atwater, Justin J.
BS Accounting - Brigham Young UniversityMaster of Accounting - Brigham Young UniversityJuris Doctorate - University of Utah
08/16/10 - 10/10/10
Mondays & Wednesdays
7:30 - 10:15 PM
South-Western Federal Taxation 2010: Corporations, Partnerships, Estates & Trusts South Western Cengage Learning
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Educational Philosophy: Income taxes naturally lends themselves to hands on real-world application. We will explore the united states income tax strucutre through in-class problem solving, group interaction, lectures and in-class discussion. Students will devote out-of-class time to reading and solving sample problems and be prepated to engage in classroom disussion. Students will demonstrate their mastery of the subject through quizess and examinations.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
The test examines each learning outcome with 20 questions. Eighteen multiple-choice questions will be based upon a distribution of critical thinking concepts applied to a learning outcome. Two questions will examine a communication/writing component. Each question will be weighted as 5 points.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
The course grade for students will be based on the overall average of homework and tests taken during the course in accordance with the weighting of the various requirements as stated in the syllabus.
All final exams in all School of Business courses will be comprehensive and will be closed book and closed notes. They will constitute 30% of the total course grade and will not be a take-home exam. They will be completed during the test week in the period designated by the registrar or by the Proctor in the case online courses. If calculators are allowed, they will not be multifunctional electronic devices that include features such as: phones, cameras, instant messaging, pagers, and so forth. Electronic Computers will not be allowed on final exams unless an exception is made by the Dean of the School of Business.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Each student is expected to attend every class unless excused. Students are expected to come prepared to engage in classroom discussion and participate in real-world scenarios. Distractions will not be allowed. To foster a learning atmosphere, all distruptive students will be asked to leave.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: August 16- Chapters 1 and 2
a. Read: Chapters 1 and 2
b. Homework: Given in class
2. August 18- Chapters 1 and 2 Group Session
3. August 23 – Chapters 3, 4 and 5
a. Read: Chapters 3, 4 and 5
4. August 25 – Chapters 3, 4 and Group Session
5. August 30 – Chapters 6 and 7
a. Read: Chapters 6 and 7
a. Read: Chapters 10 and 11
8. September 8 - Chapters 10 and 11 Group Session
a. Read: Chapters 12 and 13
September 15 – Midterm Exam #2 (200 points)
a. Preparation: Review Chapters 10-13, Homework questions and quizzes
a. Read: Chapters; notes, homework, quizzes
October 6 – Final Exam (300 points)
a. Preparation: Review Chapters, Homework questions, and quizzes
b. *Note: The Final Exam is comprehensive
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