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Fall 2019
LAW103  A  CORPORATE TAX

Course Description
This course focus considers the basic tax consequences of transactions involving corporations and shareholders. Topics covered include the formation, operation and liquidation of corporations; the treatment of distributions; the disposition of corporate businesses by asset or stock sales; and corporate reorganizations. The course will appeal to students seeking an advanced course in taxation or who are interested in business law generally.

Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
08-12-2019 - 11-21-2019   TR  2:00 PM-3:20 PM F402

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered once every academic year

Course Information

Credits: 3
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite: Federal Income Tax
Method of Evaluation: Final Exam & Class participation
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
General
Special Attributes: None
Course Delivery:

Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s):
Business & Taxation - Basic
Entertainment, Music, & Sports - Related
Government & Regulation - Related
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s):
Business Compliance and Sustainability (Area of Focus)   More information
Business Compliance and Sustainability (Concentration)   More information
The Business of Innovation, Law and Technology: BILT (Concentration)   More information
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
Yes  
  • Textbook Name: CCH Federal Income Tax Code & Regulations Selected Sections
    Textbook Type: Paperback
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Dickinson
    Publisher: CCH-Wolters Kluwer
    Edition: 2019 - 2020
    ISBN: 9780808052180
      
  • Textbook Name: Fundamentals of Corporate Taxation - Cases & Materials
    Textbook Type: Hardcover
    Requirement: Required
    Author: Schwartz & Lathrope
    Publisher: Foundation Press
    Edition: 9th
    ISBN: 9781634596022
      
  
First Class Assignment(s):
  • Assignment: Tuesday, August 13,2019 Please read the following: Schwartz and Lathrope, Fundamentals of Corporate Taxation (9th edition), (pages 1-18, 43-50). In addition please read the chart from the Executive Summary of Treasury Report, attached below and available on TWEN and the copy center.

    Material:
    REQUIRED MATERIALS:

    1. Schwarz and Lathrope, Fundamentals of Corporate Taxation (9th edition 2016).

    2. Dickinson, Federal Income Code and Regulations (CCH), (2019-2020).

    TWEN/Blackboard/Course Webpage Link:
    https://lawschool.westlaw.com/twen

    Additional Information:
    Class location room F402 (Check before class start) Date: Tuesdays and Thursdays Time: 2:00PM - 3:20PM Please make sure you are registered on TWEN. For assistance, please contact Pam Lucken at plucken@law.miami.edu or Robin Schard at rschard@law.miami.edu
      

    Executive Summary of Treasury.pdf

 
Professor(s)

BLATT, WILLIAM


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: wblatt@law.miami.edu
Phone: (305)284-3644
Office: G282