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State and Local Taxation: Sales and Use Taxes
LL.M Course 2031 (cross-listed) | 2 credit hours
This course provides an in-depth examination of Sales & Use taxes. These taxes make up approximately half of all state tax revenues. The course focuses on fundamental principles of the Sales & Use tax regime by reviewing seminal and recent cases on the subject. The course also discusses U.S. Constitutional limitations applicable to Sales & Use taxes and state efforts to bypass these limitations to tax remote sellers. Finally, we will discuss current issues in the world of Sales & Use taxation, including application of Sales & Use taxes to 'the Cloud', 'Groupon'-type sales models, telecommunications services, and digital goods.
Prerequisite: Taxation I
DISTANCE STUDENTS REGISTER FOR CRN#: 24007. This course is only open on a distance basis to students enrolled in the Executive LL.M. in Taxation, the Executive LL.M. in Securities & Financial Regulation, and the MSL programs. All J.D. students and resident LL.M. students may not enroll in this course on a distance basis.