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Tax Accounting Made Easy to Understand

Finally, an easy to understand tax accounting course. Taxes explained step by step.
(129 reviews)
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 57m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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CourseMarks Score®

7.6 / 10

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4.7 / 10
This course was last updated on 9/2017.

Course content can become outdated quite quickly. After analysing 71,530 courses, we found that the highest rated courses are updated every year. If a course has not been updated for more than 2 years, you should carefully evaluate the course before enrolling.

Student Feedback

8.6 / 10
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Content Score

9.0 / 10
Video Score: 7.8 / 10
The course includes 1h 57m video content. Courses with more videos usually have a higher average rating. We have found that the sweet spot is 16 hours of video, which is long enough to teach a topic comprehensively, but not overwhelming. Courses over 16 hours of video gets the maximum score.
The average video length is 3 hours 41 minutes of 121 Tax Preparation courses on Udemy.
Detail Score: 9.7 / 10

The top online course contains a detailed description of the course, what you will learn and also a detailed description about the instructor.

Extra Content Score: 9.5 / 10

Tests, exercises, articles and other resources help students to better understand and deepen their understanding of the topic.

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0 article.
5 resources.
0 exercise.
0 test.

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Learn everything about Tax Accounting in 2 hours.

What are my students saying:
“Much better than my $4,000 graduate course. Very interesting videos with a lot of information. I particularly like the videos for applying what I learned. Those questions are very good for understanding better.”

“Thank you for an amazing course. I was so interested in tax accounting (strange, right?) I just kept pushing play. Great videos, very informative and engaging. I was not bored for even a minute. Most importantly, I learned a lot.”
“The course is really informative. I like that the lectures are made with very interesting drawings and great visuals, instead of someone reading a power point. Good course.”

“This course is very engaging, and surprisingly for a tax accounting, not boring at all. I wish I had courses like this during my college days. High quality videos, great exercises and application. This is a 10 stars course!”
“Wow! I cannot even begin to compare this course to the tax course I am taking at my university. Everything is very well explained, and not one information is omitted. I am so glad I found this course. Much, much easier to understand.”

More about this course:
I believe that you should not fall asleep when learning something new. You need to be encouraged and excited instead. In order to be excited about learning, you need to understand easily. I have implemented a new way of teaching. Animated videos which are easy to understand. Learning has never been so exciting.
In this course you will find everything explained with a video lecture. The type of lectures are animated (cartoon) videos that break down the most difficult concepts used in tax accounting.

Depending on your commitment, this course can take you somewhere from a week to few weeks to complete. The curriculum is designed as such, so that you will retain the information you will receive.
Whether you are a business owner, manager, or a student, you need this course. This course will provide you with great tools and information about tax accounting, tax law and its application.

You will learn

✓ Describe and apply the tax law
✓ Distinguish between Tax Avoidance and Tax Evasion
✓ Identify the social, poltical, and economic factors influencing the tax law
✓ Contrast Primary and Secondary Sources
✓ Research the tax law and apply the appropriate procedures
✓ Know the statutes of limitations and penalties imposed
✓ Interpret the tax formula and its components
✓ Determine personal and dependency exemptions
✓ Determine the filing status of a taxpayer
✓ Identify a qualifying child and a qualifying relative
✓ Interpret multiple support agreements
✓ Understand the special rules for dependents
✓ Identify what is included in gross income
✓ Differentiate between legal income and accounting and economic income
✓ Apply the constructive receipt doctrine
✓ Apply the assignment of income doctrine
✓ Apply the economic benefit doctrine
✓ Identify the items specifically excluded from gross income
✓ Contrast between deduction and exclusions
✓ Treatment of fringe benefits
✓ Deductions FOR and FROM AGI
✓ Apply trade or business deductions
✓ Deductions for losses
✓ Understand the rules for limitations of deductions
✓ Identify the disallowed deductions
✓ At Risk rules and passive activity losses
✓ Material VS. Active Participation
✓ Casualty and Theft Losses
✓ Rules for Net Operating Losses
✓ Know the rules for Hobby Losses, Home Office Expenses, Vacation Home Expenses
✓ Apply the rules for itemized deductions and the appropriate treatment
✓ Treatment of charitable contributions
✓ Various credits available
✓ Determine realized and recognized gains and losses
✓ Determine adjusted basis of property
✓ Determine adjusted basis of property (Gift and Inheritance)
✓ Differentiate between ordinary, capital , and 1231 assets
✓ Determine the holding period
✓ Rules for determining taxable income (Capital Gains and Losses)
✓ Rules for Section 1231 Assets (Section 1245 and Section 1250)
✓ Depreciation Recapture
✓ Tax Accounting (Methods, Rules, Accounting Periods)


• Basic Accounting Rules (Accounting 101)
• Positive attitude
• Get ready to take notes

This course is for

• Individuals
• Small business owners
• Sole Proprietors
• CPA Candidates
• Enrolled Agent Candidates
• Accountants
• Bookkeepers
• Students

How much does the Tax Accounting Made Easy to Understand course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $16.99. And currently there is a 85% discount on the original price of the course, which was $109.99. So you save $93 if you enroll the course now.
The average price is $17.0 of 121 Tax Preparation courses on Udemy.

Does the Tax Accounting Made Easy to Understand course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, Tax Accounting Made Easy to Understand has a 30-day money back guarantee. The 30-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

Currently we could not find a scholarship for the Tax Accounting Made Easy to Understand course, but there is a $93 discount from the original price ($109.99). So the current price is just $16.99.

Who is the instructor? Is Stefan Ignatovski, Ph.D. a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Stefan Ignatovski, Ph.D. has created 10 courses that got 9,886 reviews which are generally positive. Stefan Ignatovski, Ph.D. has taught 45,877 students and received a 4.4 average review out of 9,886 reviews. Depending on the information available, Stefan Ignatovski, Ph.D. is a TRUSTED instructor.
Award-Winning Professor, Investor and Entrepreneur
An Accounting Professor, Investor and Entrepreneur who teaches at multiple colleges in the US, including University of Washington. Stefan has also established multiple companies and invested in multiple start-up companies. Additionally, he is the author of the books “Financial Accounting” and “What College Didn’t Teach You!”. His area of expertise is concentrated in Accounting Forensics, which focuses on financial fraud, creative accounting, and anti-money laundering.In every course Stefan makes, you will find the difference in teaching. He has his own way of creating interesting videos (less than 5 minutes, of course) in which you will find everything you need to know about a specific topic. The DIFFERENCE is that his videos are fun to watch and will give you the desired “Aha!” moment. You will never forget the information, since each one is very descriptive.Stefan’s classes are very dynamic and make you eager to learn.Show moreShow less


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Platform: Udemy
Video: 1h 57m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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