- Tax law
:"Tax code" redirects here. For the term as used in the United Kingdom PAYE system, see
Tax code (PAYE)."Tax law is the codified system of laws that describes governmentlevies on economictransactions, commonly called taxes.
Primary taxation issues facing the governments world over include;
* taxes on income and wealth (or estates)
* taxation of
* taxation of retirement pensions and social security contributions etc.
* taxation of
consumption taxes (or sales tax)
* taxation of
corporations, LLCs, partnerships
Tax education from law schools
law schools, "tax law" is a sub-discipline and area of specialist study. Tax law specialists are often employed in consultative roles, and may also be involved in litigation. Many U.S. law schools require about 30 semester credit hours of required courses and approximately 60 hours or more of electives. Law students pick and choose available courses on which to focus before graduation with the J.D. degree in the United States. This freedom allows law students to take many tax courses such as federal taxation, estate and gift tax, and estates and successions before completing the Juris Doctorand taking the bar examin a particular U.S. state.
There are many fine
LLMor Masters in Laws Graduate programs currently being offered in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Netherlands etc. Many of these programs offer the opportunity to focus on domestic and international taxation. In the United States most LLM programs require that the candidate be a graduate of an American Bar Association-accredited law school while a mere graduate law degreeis a sufficient eligibility criterion in other countries for admission to LLM in Taxation law programmes.
Tax education from business school programs
There are hundreds of accredited business schools in the USA. Many are accredited by the
AACSBor ACBSPor recognized by AAFM. These undergraduate or graduate programs may allow the student to major or graduate with a tax related degree such as a Masters in Taxation. Also, the undergraduate focus on accountingwould allow a student to go the Certified Public Accountant(CPA) track. After a student completes the individual state or jurisdictional requirements for accounting, the applicant may sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Examination.
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