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Federal Taxation of Financial Institutions (formerly: Taxation of Insurance Companies and Other Financial Institutions)
LL.M Course 752 | 2 credit hours
Examines the taxation of commercial banks, thrift institutions, regulated investment companies, real estate investment trusts, property and casualty insurance companies, and life insurance companies. The course analyzes the applicable special tax provisions in light of the economic function and operation of those institutions. Additionally, the course examines the taxation of mutual fund and REIT shares, annuities and life insurance, and considers alternatives to insurance products, such as self-insurance, captive insurance companies, and risk retention groups. Consideration is given to why financial institutions are treated differently from other taxpayers and to differences in the treatment accorded to the various types of financial institutions and products.
Prerequisite: Taxation I.
DISTANCE STUDENTS REGISTER FOR CRN#: 29397. 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.