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Tax Law and Policy

  • Taxation of Business Corporations

    October 7, 2022

    Prerequisite: Taxation Exam Type: In Class This course covers the major tax law and policy issues involved in the organization, operation, and restructuring of U.S.

  • Partnership Tax

    October 4, 2022

    Prerequisites: Taxation or permission of the instructor to waive the prerequisite. Exam Type: In Class This class covers the formation, operation, and liquidation of all…

  • Taxation

    October 4, 2022

    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…

  • Critical Corporate Theory Lab

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: By Permission. Students interested in applying to join the Lab should submit a short (300 word maximum) statement of interest to Professor Hanson. The…

  • Non-profit Organizations and Law

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam Nonprofit organizations include large health care, educational, religious, arts, and political entities as well as small community services and…

  • Federal Tax Clinical Seminar

    September 29, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Federal Tax Clinic (3-5 fall clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you…

  • Federal Tax Clinic

    September 29, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Federal Tax Clinical Seminar (2 fall classroom credits). This clinic…

  • Law and Economics

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This seminar will provide students with exposure to ongoing research in the economic analysis of law. At most of…

  • International Taxation

    September 28, 2022

    Prerequisites: Taxation Exam Type: In Class This course will cover the basic federal income tax concepts, policy and law relating to taxation of foreign persons…

  • Federal Tax Clinic

    September 26, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Federal Tax Clinical Seminar (2 spring classroom credits). This…

  • Federal Tax Clinical Seminar

    September 14, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Federal Tax Clinic (3-5 spring clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you…

  • Structuring Deals: Uncovering Tax and Structuring Strategies in M&A and other Public Transactions

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: Taxation Co-rerequisites:Taxation of Business Corporations Exam Type: One-Day Take Home The course will explore how Federal income tax considerations and related structuring considerations shape…

  • Law and Economics

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This seminar will provide students with exposure to ongoing research in the economic analysis of law. At most of…

  • Taxation

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisite: 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…

  • ERISA

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: Familiarity with one or more of: trusts & estates, federal income tax, corporations – is recommended but not required. Exam Type: Any Day Take-home…

  • Maximizing Joint Gains: How Taxes Affect Business Decisions

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: In Class This course is taught from a book written by B-school professors for B-school students. It is entirely self-contained: there…