2021-2022 Catalog

ACC 575 Business Law and Tax


ACC 307, ACC 317, LEG 500

This course covers advanced topics in the business law and tax environment for students pursuing a career in public accounting. Concepts covered include business ethics; business law; the Uniform Commercial Code; and federal income, estate, and gift taxation. Students analyze accounting information and make recommendations orally and in writing. Topics include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Code of Professional Conduct, ethics and responsibilities in tax practice, legal responsibilities and liabilities, agency and contracts, debtor-creditor relationships, the federal government's regulation of business, and the federal taxation of individuals, corporations, S corporations, partnerships, fiduciaries, estates and gifts.