Tax Homework

					       8/12/2011                    Introduction to Federal Income Tax Accounting                 Fall Semester 2009



Homework1                                                                                  Proposed
 due date          Ch                           Topic                                     Quiz Dates
                           An introduction to Taxation and understanding            Orientation Tasks- 9/8
   4-Sep            1      the Federal Tax Law                                              midnight
  11-Sep            2      Working with the Tax Law                                Quiz ch 1 & 2 9/11 or 12??
                           Tax Formula & Tax Determination: An
  18-Sep            3      Overview of Property Transactions                              Quiz chapter 3
                           Gross Income: Concepts and Inclusions
  25-Sep             4     Omit Front loading page 4-23 & top of 4-24.                   Quiz chapter 4
   2-Oct             5     Gross Income: Exclusions                                      Quiz chapter 5
   9-Oct            13     Tax Credits and Payment Procedures                           Quiz chapter 13
  16-Oct             6     Deductions and Losses: In General                             Quiz chapter 6
                                                                                     Tax Return Preparation
                                                                                         using TaxWise
                           Deductions and Losses: Certain Business
                           Expenses and Losses 7-1 to middle of 7-19.
   30-Oct           7      and 7-26 to end.                                               Quiz chapter 7
                           Deductions: Employee and Self-Employed -
  6-Nov              9     Related Expenses                                              Quiz chapter 9
  13-Nov            10     Deductions: Certain Itemized Deductions                       Quiz chapter 10
                           Property Transactions: Determination of Gain
  20-Nov            14     or Loss and Basis Considerations                              Quiz chapter 14
                           Depreciation , Cost Recovery, Amortization,
                    8      and Depletion
                           Depreciation , Cost Recovery, Amortization,
   4-Dec            8      and Depletion                                                    homework
                           Property Transactions: Capital Gains and
                           Losses pages 16-1 to 16-6, 9 to 11, and 15 to
  11-Dec            16     20.                                                           Quiz ch 8 and 16
  19-Dec


                                                                     The Orientation tasks are due
                                                                     TUESDAY September 8th at
                                                                     midnight. Students have two
                           TaxWise Program and Form 4012.            weeks to dispute the
                   40      Homework                                  orientation tasks grade. After
                   40      Orientation & Quizzes                     that the grade stands.
                   10      TaxWise Problems
                   10      IRS Certifications
                   100     Total grade

                           The assignment schedule will be completed with quiz dates
                           following the completion of the survey on September 5th.




1The  homework is completed using Aplia web-based software. Homework is due by midnight at the date listed.
After that date and time, the homework link on Aplia is set up to no longer accept answers. You final submission
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       8/12/2011                     Introduction to Federal Income Tax Accounting                    Fall Semester 2009
After that date and time, the homework link on Aplia is set up to no longer accept answers. You final submission
as of that time is your grade. The homework questions are identified on the Aplia website.
Due dates are subject to change based on the needs of the class. After the homework due date & time has
passed, solutions to the homework, is available on Aplia and in Course Documents on Blackboard. The
student's grade will be recorded in Blackboard.
The homework is a valuable tool in learning Federal income tax law.
The tax software is TaxWise. It is the software supplied by the IRS for volunteers who prepare income tax
returns for low income taxpayer. The software will be provided to you by the instructor - it is on the CD's bound
with the textbook.



Be sure to visit Blackboard often and check for any new announcements. Blackboard is still your
main connection with your instructor and fellow classmates. Please scroll down the announcement
page to be sure you have obtained all the announcements. I cannot control the order in which
they appear on Blackboard.
I am looking forward to working with you. Online courses are great! It maximizes your flexibility, keeps you out
of classrooms and off the road. And trying to find a parking spot? Forget about it!




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