Course Description

The U.S. Federal Taxation Specialization offered by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the U.S. tax system. This specialization covers a wide range of topics including taxes, accounting, financial accounting, finance, critical thinking, general accounting, regulations and compliance, financial analysis, corporate accounting, generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), problem solving, and benefits. Through this specialization, students will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate the complex world of U.S. federal taxation. They will learn about the various types of taxes, such as income tax, payroll tax, and corporate tax, and how they are calculated and applied. Students will also develop a strong understanding of accounting principles and how they are used in tax preparation and planning. The specialization is designed for intermediate level learners and can be completed in 3-6 months. It is ideal for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in taxation, accounting, or finance,