Course Catalog

Golden Gate University offers degree and certificate programs at three teaching centers and online.

Federal Income Tax I

3 Unit(s)

Introduces federal taxation for individuals. Students will study taxable income, gross income exclusions and inclusions, capital gains, depreciation, business and itemized deductions, personal exemptions, passive activity losses, tax credits and methods of accounting. This course is required for students in the BS in accounting and the MBA with a concentration in accounting degree programs. Master of accountancy students must take ACCTG 360. Prerequisite: ACCTG 1A. Students who have passed the Enrolled Agents Exam are not required to take this course; another upper division accounting course must be substituted for those students in the bachelor's degree program. Satisfies part of the educational requirements to sit for the CFP examination.