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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Taxation (ACC-515)


Varies (self-study; self-paced).

Various; distance learning format.

December 2021 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: critically evaluate issues related to certain tax situations faced by general practitioners; explain gross income as it relates to individual taxation; describe the various tax deductions available to individual tax payers; outline common tax problems faced by general practitioners; discuss the U.S. Federal Tax system; explain the conceptual standards for evaluating tax policies and systems; and contrast how federal tax law apply to business entities and individuals.


Taxation is a graduate-level course designed expand students' knowledge of the of U.S. Federal income taxation system. Topics include the definition of gross income, exclusions from gross income, the requirements for various tax deductions, timing issues, and capital gains and losses, tax treatment of business entities, income tax problems frequently faced by general practitioners, such as the tax aspects of divorce, the taxation of settlements and damage awards, the deductibility of attorney fees, basic tax principles, tax planning, and tax consequences of sales and exchanges.

Credit recommendation: 

In the graduate degree category, 3 semester hours in Accounting, Business Administration, Laws in Taxation, Accounting Taxation, Public Accounting or Taxation (6/22).