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Introduction to Personal and Corporate Taxes

Accounting
Free Course

Learn more about the federal and state taxation system in the US.

  • Duration

    1-2 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Publisher

    Khan Academy
Description Outcome Certification View course modules

There is an old saying that the two certainties in life are death and taxes. In this course aspects of personal taxation and corporate taxation are reviewed with an emphasis on the US taxation system.

In this course you will learn how to calculate tax rates on personal income and what the difference between tax deductions and tax credits is. You will also learn about estate tax and how it is calculated and how to calculate both federal and state taxes. You will also learn how the taxation system affects limited liability corporations.

This course will be of great interest to all learners who would like more information about how the taxation system can affect both the private individual and corporations and businesses.

Having completed this course the learner will be able to: - Describe the basics of US income tax rate schedule; - Describe the alternative minimum tax; - Describe the basics of estate tax; - Calculate federal taxes; - Calculate state taxes; - Describe limited liability as applied to corporations.

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