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Spring 2014 - Smnr: Tax Policy

Drapkin, Dennis B

Course ID: 397S  Unique # 30185  Credit Hours: 3
Meeting DaysTimesLocation
   Thursday 10:30 am - 12:20 pm JON 5.208
Exam Type   Date   Time      Name Range   Room  
  Paper      
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
This course provides an introduction to tax and fiscal policy.  We will address policy issues relating to the general structure of the income tax, policy considerations raised by objectives other than principally raising revenue, and the tax legislative process.  The goal is to develop a knowledgeable and critical understanding of the basic principles of tax policy.  Prerequisite:  Federal Income Taxation.


Related Course Areas
Tax

Textbooks
The Benefit and the Burden - B. Bartlett
  Simon & Schuster 2012, edition: 2012 edition
  ISBN: 978-1-4516-4625-2 (p   (required)
Taxing Ourselves - J. Slemrod and J. Bakija
  MIT Press, edition: 4th edition
  ISBN: 978-0262693939   (required)
Taxes in America - L. Burman & J. Slemrod
  Oxford Univ. Press
  ISBN: 978-0199890262   (required)