2023-2024 Catalog

TAX-878 Tax Compliance

This course is the MST program's Capstone. The course focuses on the study of the U.S. tax compliance process, the required tax forms, and the use of primary tax software to prepare and file timely tax returns for corporate and pass-through entities. Students gain exposure to professional tax practice by employing the use of IRS form instructions, preparing complex tax forms, and completing other compliance tasks. Students also gain real world tax practice exposure by developing fundamental tax return review skills via the review of completed tax returns in which they are tasked with identifying errors. The course further emphasizes the importance of tax elections and tax planning strategies which have been introduced throughout the program's curriculum.




TAX-801, TAX-862, and TAX-863 (may be taken concurrently)