Professor Howard Abrams
Spring 2020 course
M, T, W 3:20pm - 4:40pm in Hauser Hall Room 104
4 classroom credits

Prerequisites: None

Exam Type: In Class

This course focuses on the U.S. federal income tax and the policy considerations that inform the design of the tax, which has become an important governmental tool for influencing many aspects of modern American life. The course accordingly examines not only the concept of taxable income, but also how the federal government uses the tax to influence the behavior of taxpayers. A principal goal of this course is to teach students to analyze and apply a complex federal statute.

Unless waived by the instructor, Taxation generally is a pre-requisite for J.D. students in the advanced tax courses.

Subject Areas: Taxation, Business Organization, Commercial Law, and Finance, Regulatory Law