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ACTG 261 Tax Research & IRS Representation

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Introduction to electronic tax research using free tax and legal research websites. Research areas include Internal Revenue Code, statutes, case law, rulings, and tax commentary. Learn how to handle audit issues from examination to appeals, as well as challenge and appeal penalties and negotiate penalty settlements. The course will also explore the Internal Revenue Service collection process and matters including offers in compromise and installment agreements.

Units: 0.5
Degree Credit
Pass/No Pass Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 8-9
  • Homework hours/semester: 16-18
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU