This course is the first course in a five-course US Federal Tax Specialization. It covers and focuses on the U.S. federal tax system as it relates to individuals, employees, and sole proprietors. Key concepts covered include gross income and items that are statutorily included or excluded in it, personal and business expenses that qualify as tax deductions, and the differing tax treatments for employees versus self-employed taxpayers. Unlike many other introductory courses in tax and as part of this course’s comprehensive wrap-up, learners will be provided with practical and tangible experience reporting both income and expenses on the main individual tax return used in the US, Form 1040.
This course is part of the U.S. Federal Taxation Specialization
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
INTRODUCTION TO THE COURSE
MODULE 1: AN INTRODUCTION TO TAXATION
MODULE 2: COMPUTING THE TAX
MODULE 3: GROSS INCOME
MODULE 4: GROSS INCOME: EXCLUSIONS
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TOP REVIEWS FROM FEDERAL TAXATION I: INDIVIDUALS, EMPLOYEES, AND SOLE PROPRIETORS
One of the most complete well explaining and practice course that I ever take, I know I expand my knowledge in a very good way I can wait to start the rest of the specialization.
I actually enjoyed the Professors of this course. I enjoyed how everything was explained but still not boring. I actually liked this course so much I finished it in a week. Thanks!
I found the information, while somewhat dated, to be an excellent course for someone who is already licensed as a CPA that needed a low-cost refresher prior to the start of tax season.
Completed on September 5, 2018 - excellent introduction course that can lead to a Coursera Certificate titled "U.S. Federal Taxation Specialization" sponsored by the University of Illinois.
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