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Gift and Estate Taxation
Call Number: 21903
Course Number: 6675-01
Professor: Scott Robinson
Credit Hours & Type of Credit: 2
Semester Offered: Spring
Prerequisites: Income Taxation and Trusts & Estates
Recommended Courses: None
Course Overview: Gift & Estate Taxation is a two credit course that focuses on the federal estate and gift tax consequences of wealth transfers during life and upon death. Generally, estate planning for individuals who have some The course will focus on the federal estate and gift tax sections of the Internal Revenue Code. The estate and gift tax sections of the Code have undergone substantial change in the last several years and will continue to change for several years to come. Students will gain by learning the most recent applicable tax law and become prepared for the substantial changes that will occur in the near future. Compared to income tax, the relevant code provisions are few, but their application is quite complex.
Course Materials: See the current Book List located under Courses and Curriculum.
Course Format: The course will be taught with the problem method and class discussions will be focused on problems that will be assigned for class lecture topics.
Written Assignments: None
Type of Exam: Final examination will be given at the end of the course.
Basis for Grading Student Performance: Final exam