AC 309 Individual Income Tax
S1J 2013 DN
Noble, William R.
Before or after class- call 816-505-7947 for appointment before class
5:30 - 10:00 PM
AC 201 and CS140
Additional Resources: Department of the Treasury IRS Publication 17 for 2011 returns. Although not required, this resource is strongly recommended. It is available online at IRS.gov or from any IRS office. If not available, get the 2010 version. Please acquire and bring to class.
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Educational Philosophy: The facilitators educational philosophy is that learners are best served through regular reading, real-life examples from current events, students' professional or other life experiences, lectures, routine practice (homework) and hands-on practice at completing tax forms. I encourage lively discussion in class.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Description of the Core Assessment Instrument Final Exam
This assessment is designed to assess Core Learning Outcomes #1 - #6 and will make up 30% of the course grade
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: In consideration of other learners, please turn off all communication devices prior to the begining of class. If you must be in contact with someone outside the classroom, set your phone to vibrate and excuse yourself from the class to take the call.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Please read Chapters one and two prior to the first class meeting. Although they will not be reviewed in detail in Week One, the information is critical to learning the federal income tax information in subsequent chapters.
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Page 97
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. from Park University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Page 98Missed work through excused absences will not be accepted for a GRADE. Students should submit work on the due date via facsimile or electronic submission.
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
Last Updated:2/8/2013 3:57:47 PM