SDSU Aztecs Abroad: Accounting in Shanghai – Summer 2016

SDSU Aztecs Abroad: Accounting in Shanghai – Summer 2016

SDSU Aztecs Abroad: Accounting in Shanghai studies the US federal taxation of individuals, including the interaction of the Chinese taxes for a US expat working in China.

Program Snapshot:
China is a growing area for US businesses, and US businesses send expatriates to China. How are these US expatriates taxed in the USA? What are the US and Chinese tax obligations on their earnings in the USA and China? The US taxes US citizens on a worldwide basis, so understanding the US taxation of individuals as covered in the Acctg 503 class will provide students with an edge in the global economy. Shanghai is one of the current shining business locations in China, as well as a great history of conducting global business trade.

The purpose and scope of the course is the US federal taxation of individuals, including income, deductions, credits, social security taxes, and property transactions. This course will have an international taxation component, providing the interaction of the tax system of China and the USA for a US person living in China (“US expat.”)

San Diego State University
CES Faculty-Led Programs
Shanghai, China

Course Dates: July 5-22, 2016
Dates Abroad: July 8-22, 2016
Price: $2,287

For additional details and to register, please visit the SDSU Aztecs Abroad database or click here to download the information.

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Enrollment is now open for ACCOUNTING 659: SEMINAR INTERNATIONAL TAX. People are able to enroll for this class through Open University.

The primary objective of the course is to help you understand the US International Tax rules. You will gain an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals of the US tax law in an international context and apply that understanding with international tax planning concepts. The focus of this course is the US federal income tax rules as it relates to international and cross-border transactions.

By the end of the course students should be able to:

  1. Identify and explain key US international tax concepts.
  2. Apply international tax concepts.
  3. Perform international tax calculations.
  4. Explain the federal constitutional and statutory limitations on federal taxation, and be familiar with some major judicial and statutory authorities.
  5. Draw supportable conclusions regarding tax issues by using research skills (including accessing and interpreting sources of authoritative support) to identify and evaluate issues.
  6. Apply oral and written communication skills to high quality professional presentations and group discussions.

ACCTG 659-01
FALL 2015
Instructor: Narelle E. MacKenzie CPA
Class Days: Wednesday
Class Times: 7pm-9.40pm
Class Location: GMCS 306
Office Hours Times: Wednesday 2pm-3.30pm
Office Hours Location: SSE2429
Units: Three (3)

View the syllabus.