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The world of tax is more complex than ever. Changing global tax regimes, increasing regulation, and evolving legislation have added to the challenges of effective tax management. It is critical that future accounting and business professionals understand how tax law impacts business decisions. This section includes case studies, videos and teaching modules that will give you real-world examples to help bring current tax issues to life.

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Featured Webcast: Congress Back in Session - Where does tax reform stand?

KPMG
2017-09-07

With Congress back in session, discussion around tax reform is likely to heat up. But after the summer hiatus and in light... Read More >
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How to Think About Real Tax Reform

Harry L. Gutman, KPMG Washington National Tax
2012

This report exposes tax reform misconceptions and provides some basic facts and analytic tools to help reach an informed... Read More >
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Introduction to Accounting for Income Taxes

Dr. Barbara Porco, Ph.D., CPA
2018

Introduce your students to the basic theory of accounting for income taxes using this lecture material and interactive class... Read More >
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KPMG Book on Tax Reform

KPMG
2018-02-14

With new observations, analysis, and graphics, the latest KPMG book on tax reform along with related resources is a helpful... Read More >
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Make the Connection: Crafting Engaging and Effective Tax Communications

Dr. Tracy Noga, Bentley University
2015

This series of five video modules introduces students to various forms of written communication used in the tax profession. ... Read More >
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Module 1: Introduction to Effective Communication

Dr. Tracy Noga, Bentley University
2015

This short, entertaining video gives students quick tips to ensure they are communicating their intended message.
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Module 2: General Writing Tips

Dr. Tracy Noga, Bentley University
2015

Helpful writing "rules of thumb" delivered by a Director of Corporate Communications for the KPMG Business... Read More >
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Module 3: How to Write a Tax Research Memo

Dr. Tracy Noga, Bentley University
2015

This video provides an introduction to the purpose and format of a tax research memo.
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Module 4: Crafting a Client Letter

Dr. Tracy Noga, Bentley University
2015

Learn the differences between a research memo and a client letter, as well as the specifics of how to craft an effective... Read More >
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Module 5: Workpapers, eMail, and Instant Messenger

Dr. Tracy Noga, Bentley University
2015

Strong written communication skills are important in building a professional brand. This video covers how to write... Read More >
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Partnership Tax Video

KPMG
2012

In this video, two professionals from KPMG Washington National Tax discuss the potential tax issues that may arise when... Read More >
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Rigorous or Not?: A Case of Auditor Judgment for Deferred Tax Issues

Jan Taylor Morris, Ph.D., CPA, Sam Houston State University
2013

This module is an instructional case that utilizes the KPMG Professional Judgment Framework to assist students, acting as... Read More >
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Sales and Use Taxes and the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA) Classroom Presentation

KPMG
2013

This module provides an overview of state sales and use taxes and discusses the effect the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA)... Read More >
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Supplement to KPMG Book on Tax Reform

KPMG
2018-10-24

This supplement to the KPMG Book on Tax Reform summarizes the post-enactment federal tax guidance and legislation.
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Tax Communication Practice Exercises

Dr. Tracy Noga, Bentley University
2015

Seven different tax issues are provided, along with relevant research materials. Students are asked to draft a research... Read More >
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Tax Video: Double Sided Journal Entry

KPMG
2017-12-18

This video walks through a few basic examples of common book-to-tax adjustments, including permanent and temporary... Read More >
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Tax Video: Overview of Unrelated Business Taxable Income (UBTI)

KPMG
2017-12-18

This video provides a quick explanation of unrelated business taxable income (UBTI) for some exempt organizations and a... Read More >
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Tax Video: Passthrough Entity Overview

KPMG
2017-12-18

This video defines a Passthrough entity and explains why it is a popular business structure.
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