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Specialization
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Approx. 9 hours to complete

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Specialization
100% online

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Intermediate Level

Intermediate Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Module 1: Capstone Overview & Income, Deductions & Donuts

In this module, you will become familiar with the course, your instructor and your classmates, and our learning environment. This orientation will also help you obtain the technical skills required to navigate and be successful in this course....
Reading
3 videos (Total 8 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
Video3 videos
Meet Prof Hutchens2m
Income, Deductions, and Donuts4m
Reading4 readings
Syllabus15m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Module 1 Overview5m
Module 1 Quiz Problem Facts & Information20m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quizs
Week
2
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Module 2 Changes in Tax Law

In this module, you will learn about the major tax legislation, commonly referred to as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which was passed by Congress and was signed by the President at the end of 2017. You will also reflect on and analyze how these rule changes will affect the tax situation of the family in our course project....
Reading
3 videos (Total 29 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
Video3 videos
Part 2: Significant Individual Changes11m
Part 3: Significant Business Changes11m
Reading1 reading
Module 2 Overview5m
Quiz3 practice exercises
Part 2 Knowledge Check10m
Part 3 Knowledge Check
Module 2 Quizs
Week
3
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Module 3 Bake to the Future

In this module, you will consider the future business needs of our project’s taxpayers. Specifically, you should be able to discuss the costs and benefits associated with various choice of entity options....
Reading
1 video (Total 2 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video1 video
Reading1 reading
Module 3 Overview5m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz30m

Instructor

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Matthew Hutchens

Lecturer of Accountancy
Department of Accountancy

About University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is a world leader in research, teaching and public engagement, distinguished by the breadth of its programs, broad academic excellence, and internationally renowned faculty and alumni. Illinois serves the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and finding solutions to critical societal needs. ...

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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