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Certificate in Taxation — Corporate Taxation Online

Complete Coursework: 12-18 months

Credit Hours: 12

Tuition: $11,880 in-state / $12,060 out-of-state*

Program Overview


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The Corporate Tax Certificate provides focused training and credentials to the tax practitioner in the area of corporate taxation. The practitioner will gain extensive knowledge in the area of federal income taxation as it relates to corporations and their shareholders.

Courses in the Corporate Tax certificate program may also be used to satisfy the degree requirements for the MS in Taxation or MBA with a Corporate Taxation concentration and are applicable toward completion of required hours for the CPA exam. The Corporate Tax certificate program is also a focused alternative to providing high quality, cost effective Continuing Professional Education (CPE).

In this top-ranked program, you'll gain:

  • Instruction from a faculty that includes cutting-edge tax experts, CPAs, lawyers, academics and professionals with Fortune 500 and international accounting experience
  • Knowledge of tax issues related to corporations and tax implications for shareholders, including capital formation and structure, the operations of the corporation, distributions of cash and property, and tax problems related to the accumulation of income by the corporation
  • Transferable credits that may be used to satisfy degree requirements for the MS in Taxation or MBA with a Corporate Taxation Concentration if a student decides to apply for the full degree program

Courses

The course work for the Certificate in Taxation — Corporate Taxation online is accelerated and based on 7-week terms to provide flexibility to students by compressing the average time to completion. This program includes required courses and electives to make up a total of 12 credit hours.

To see the full list of Certificate in Taxation — Corporate Taxation courses, view courses

Admissions

Admission to the Certificate in Taxation — Corporate Taxation online program is based on academic and professional achievement. Applicants must submit paperwork, including one letter of recommendation and a Statement of Purpose explaining how the program will further their career goals.

To learn more about our Certificate in Taxation — Corporate Taxation admissions requirements, view admissions

Tuition

Tuition for the Certificate in Taxation — Corporate Taxation online program is affordably priced. To help make the cost more manageable, students can pay for each course as they enroll for them.

To learn more about Certificate in Taxation — Corporate Taxation tuition, View tuition

Calendar

For the convenience of our Certificate in Taxation — Corporate Taxation online students, there are multiple start dates each year on the academic calendar. Students should consider application deadline dates, turn in all of their documents, register and pay for tuition for their desired program start date.

To see our full calendar of upcoming Certificate in Taxation — Corporate Taxation start dates, view calendar

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Courses


The Certificate in Corporate Taxation requires the student to successfully complete 12 semester credit hours of specific coursework. In addition to 3 required courses that address corporate taxation matters, students must choose an additional 6 semester credit hours of electives from a range of courses that include topics such as International Taxation, State and Local Taxation, Partnership Taxation, and S Corporations.

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Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 2

Provides an in-depth study of the tax issues related to the corporate form and the corresponding tax implications for its shareholders. Given the importance of corporations in the federal income tax system, an understanding of the tax issues related to this type of business is essential for tax professionals. Topics include capital formation and structure, the operations of the corporation, distributions of cash and property and tax problems related to the accumulation of income by the corporation.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 2

Provides an in-depth study of the tax issues related to changes in the corporate form and the corresponding tax implications for its shareholders. Given the importance of corporations in the federal income tax system, an understanding of the tax issues related to this type of business is essential for tax professionals. Topics include income tax problems related to stock redemptions, partial liquidations, complete liquidations, collapsible corporations, spin-offs, and split-ups.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 2

Provides an in-depth study of the tax issues related to the corporate form and the corresponding tax implications for its shareholders. Given the importance of corporations in the federal income tax system, an understanding of the tax issues related to this type of business is essential for tax professionals. Tax treatment of net operating losses, earnings and profits, property basis and other corporate attributes.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 2

Provides an in-depth study of the tax issues related to one of the central flow-through entities, the partnership. The increasing popularity of flow-through entities as an organizational form has made an understanding of the tax issues related to this type of entity an important area of study for tax professionals. Topics include capital formation, operations, transactions between the partner and the partnership, distributions, sales of partnership interests, and liquidation of the partnership.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 2

Addresses the taxation of foreign individuals or corporations receiving income from sources, or conducting business, in the United States. With the globalization of the economy, a greater number of taxpayers must consider the impact of international taxation. Topics include the sourcing of income, taxation of passive income, taxation of income connected to a U.S. trade or business, branch-level taxes, issues of foreign-owned U.S. corporations, income tax treaties, and transfer pricing. Examines sourcing of income, allocation and apportionment of deductions, foreign tax credits, taxation of U.S. citizens and residents abroad, controlled federal corporations, passive foreign investment companies, foreign currency translations and transactions, and special entities.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 2

This course covers the federal tax treatment of consolidated groups. It will cover the intricacies of IRC section and regulations 338 including 338(h)(10) as well as intercompany transactions, loss disallowance rules, limitations regarding the utilization of "purchased" net operating losses, carryovers of NOL's and other attributes related to NOL's. Additional topics will include planning opportunities unique to consolidated groups, stock basis calculations and elections that are available to consolidated groups.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 2

Topics include: Income tax treatment of S Corporations and their shareholders, built-in gains tax and excess net passive income tax; operating and distribution rules, shareholders basis, NOL pass-through rules; formation, reorganizations, QSUBS, and state income tax consequences.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 2

Addresses the most common types of taxes imposed by state and local governments. Examines state and local income, sales, and excise, property, and city taxes. Emphasis is on the underlying principles governing the application of each type of tax and the interrelationships where they exist.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 2

This course provides Tax students with an in-depth coverage of proper tax research procedures, a survey of the sources of authority, both primary and secondary, and application to practical situations. Students will discuss, research and write about a variety of individual tax issues, ones that don't require any prior knowledge of individual tax. In addition to individual tax research, students will study issues related to working with the IRS.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 2

This course provides Tax students with an in-depth coverage of proper tax research procedures, a survey of the sources of authority, both primary and secondary, and application to practical situations. Students will discuss, research and write about a variety of corporate tax issues, ones that don't require any prior knowledge of corporate tax. In addition to corporate tax research, students will study issues related to tax planning and tax practice.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 2

To provide students with comprehensive coverage of the requirements and planning issues related to accounting for income taxes. We will cover the preparation of tax provisions of varying complexity and discuss the financial reporting and tax aspects of this complex process. We will also analyze published financial statements to explore how well companies adhere to the requirements of FAS 109.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 2

Addresses US tax issues associated with doing business outside the US. US multi-national companies face a complex system of tax compliance, and this course may explore the following issues: the worldwide nature of US taxation and Entity Classification, concepts related to Foreign Tax Credits and basic credit calculations, concepts related to Controlled Foreign Corporations - Earnings and Profits and Tax Pools, Subpart F Income - Foreign Personal Holding Company Income and Foreign Based Company Income, basic concepts in Transfer Pricing, Outbound Transfers of Foreign Assets - IRC §367(a) and (d).

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Admissions


Certificate in Taxation — Corporate Taxation Online Requirements

Applicants must satisfy the following requirements for admission to the Certificate in Taxation online programs. Admission is selective and based on a combination of factors including academic and professional achievement, strong communication skills and a proven record of effective leadership.

  • Application for admission
  • Application fee ($65 domestic/$70 international)
  • Unofficial transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework—Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
    • Please note that applicants do not need to send official copies until accepted into the program. Unofficial school transcripts are required upon time of application. Additional information is available at http://business.uc.edu/graduate/admission.html#sthash.X1DnDl6z.dpuf

      Accepted applicants are required to send official transcripts to:
      Graduate School at the University of Cincinnati
      110 Van Wormer Hall
      P.O. Box 210627
      Cincinnati, OH 45221-0627

      Note: You do not need to send copies of University of Cincinnati transcripts.

      Official transcripts will be required upon admission to the program
  • One letter of recommendation. Please note that the name, mailing address and email address of each recommender is required.
  • Current resume or CV
  • Statement of Purpose—Tell us in 500 words or less how the certificate program in Corporate Taxation at UC will further your career goals.
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Tuition


Part-Time Students

The following is the tuition breakdown for part-time students (enrolled in less than 10 credit hours per semester) for the Certificate in Taxation — Corporate Taxation:

Costs for part-time Tax Certificate Students
(enrolled for less than 10 credit hours per semester)
Program In-State Per Credit Hour In-State Per Program* Out-of-State Per Credit Hour Out-of-State Per Program*
Corporate Taxation and Individual Taxation Certificates $990 $11,880 $1,005 $12,060

Full-Time Students

The following is the tuition breakdown for full-time students (enrolled in 10 or more credit hours per semester) for the Certificate in Taxation — Corporate Taxation. Students enrolled in 10 or more credit hours per semester will be charged a flat, per semester tuition. View chart

Costs per Semester for Full-Time Tax Certificate Students
(enrolled for 10 or more credit hours per semester)
Instructional Fee $9,640
General Fee $398
DL Fee $257
ITIE Fee $184
Program Fee $1,000
Ohio Resident Total $11,479*
Non-Resident Surcharge $2,419
Non-Resident Total $13,898*

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Calendar


Certificate Taxation — Corporate Taxation online

At the University of Cincinnati, we have multiple start dates to accommodate whenever you are ready to begin your program.

Program Start Date Application Deadline Document Receipt Deadline Registration Deadline Tuition Payment Deadline
May 8, 2017 March 27, 2017 April 10, 2017 May 1, 2017 May 3, 2017
June 21, 2017 May 10, 2017 May 24, 2017 June 14, 2017 June 16, 2017
August 21, 2017 July 10, 2017 July 24, 2017 August 14, 2017 August 16, 2017
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*Tuition and fees listed above are based on Spring 2016 rates. Full-time out-of-state students add a $2,419 surcharge. Tuition and fees are subject to university approval and may change without notice by action of the Ohio Board of Regents. Master's degrees also require a one-time, non-refundable application fee of $65 for U.S. residents and $70 for international applicants.