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ACC 613 Grand Canyon All Week Discussions

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ACC 613 Grand Canyon All Week Discussions

ACC 613

ACC 613 Grand Canyon Week 1 Discussion 1

How might you apply the tax knowledge that you will acquire in this course? What business or personal situations might require tax knowledge?

 

ACC 613 Grand Canyon Week 1 Discussion 2

What factors increase the benefits of accelerating deductions or deferring income? Under what circumstances can these accelerations or deferrals be used. Provide examples of each in your discussion.

 

ACC 613 Grand Canyon Week 2 Discussion 1

Compare and contrast realization of income for income tax purposes with recognition of income for financial accounting purposes.

 

ACC 613 Grand Canyon Week 2 Discussion 2

Gambling losses are miscellaneous deductions not subject to the AGI floor. Explain why this is the case. Is there a social purpose to not limiting gambling loss deductions? Discuss the fact that gambling losses are not limited to the AGI floor but unreimbursed employee business expenses are. Include references to any tax code or publications that you use for your answer.

 

ACC 613 Grand Canyon Week 3 Discussion 1

What is the purpose of the alternative minimum tax? Discuss the pros and cons of such a tax and whether you think it accomplishes the purpose for which it was designed. Include references to any tax code or publications that you use for your answer.

 

ACC 613 Grand Canyon Week 3 Discussion 2

There are several business expenses not allowed as deductions for tax purposes as a matter of public policy. Discuss several of these expenses and the implications for companies or individuals doing business in countries with different laws and/or cultural norms regarding business transactions. Include references to any tax code or publications that you use for your answer.

 

ACC 613 Grand Canyon Week 4 Discussion 1

Explain why the tax laws required the cost of certain assets to be capitalized and recovered over time rather than immediately expensed. How does this reasoning compare with the reasoning for financial accounting purposes? Include references to any tax code or publications that you use for your answer.

ACC 613 Grand Canyon Week 4 Discussion 2

Why are capital gains and dividends taxed at a different rate than ordinary income? Has this always been the case? Discuss the economic and social implications the changes in tax rates for capital gains and dividends. Do you think the existing policies are fair? Why or why not? Include references to any tax code or publications that you use for your answer.

 

ACC 613 Grand Canyon Week 5 Discussion 1

Why are self-employed taxpayers allowed to deduct ½ of their self-employment taxes to calculate adjusted gross income? Self-employment taxes are based on 92.35% of self-employment net earnings (see Schedule SE). Does combining these two features of self-employment taxes create a greater benefit than salaried earnings on a W-2? Include references to any tax code or publications that you use for your answer.

 

ACC 613 Grand Canyon Week 5 Discussion 2

Explain thetax similarities and differences between qualified defined contribution plans and nonqualified deferred compensation plans from anemployee’sperspective and compare with theemployer’ sperspective. Include references to any tax code or publications that you use for your answer.

 

ACC 613 Grand Canyon Week 6 Discussion 1

What are the tax and non-tax considerations for choosing the legal form for operating a business? Which form of organization likely provides the most tax benefits and under what conditions? Include references to any tax code or publications that you use for your answer

 

ACC 613 Grand Canyon Week 6 Discussion 2

Compare and contrast taxable temporary differences, deductible temporary differences, favorable temporary differences, and unfavorable temporary differences and their interrelationships. Give an example of each. Include references to any tax code or publications that you use for your answer.

 

ACC 613 Grand Canyon Week 7 Discussion 1

How does the issue of double taxation arise when a corporation decides between making a distribution to a shareholder-employee as a dividend or compensation? When might triple taxation arise? Include references to any tax code or publications that you use for your answer.

 

ACC 613 Grand Canyon Week 7 Discussion 2

How does the tax treatment of a partial liquidation differ from a stock redemption? What are the tax implications for the corporation? For the stockholder? Include references to any tax code or publications that you use for your answer.

 

ACC 613 Grand Canyon Week 8 Discussion 1

When are partnership liquidating distributions required? How are they treated and what are the tax implications? Include references to any tax code or publications that you use for your answer.

 

ACC 613 Grand Canyon Week 8 Discussion 2

Compare and contrast the aggregate and entity approaches for a sale of a partnership interest. What are the tax implications of each? Which is preferable from a partnership standpoint? From the purchaser’s? Include references to any tax code or publications that you use for your answer.

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