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Comparative International Tax Law

Course Abbreviation: 
TAX 951
Credit Only: N Anon Gr: Y

This course treats the unique problems of Home country taxation of the foreign income and operations of resident persons and enterprises and Host country taxation of foreign persons and enterprises. Topics include the treatment of cross-border business and investment; sales, financing and e-commerce; the source of income; worldwide and territorial taxation; methods for the elimination of double taxation including foreign tax credits, exemption, and treaties; controlled foreign corporations; tax avoidance; and value added taxes. While stressing the law of the United States and the European Union, this course broadly examines the tax law of both developed and emerging economies to gain a better understanding of the impact of taxation internationally.