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BUS 64 — Tax Reform 2021: How the New Law Can Work for You

Quarter: Summer
Day(s): Thursdays
Course Format: Live Online (About Formats)
Duration: 5 weeks
Date(s): Jun 24—Jul 22
Time: 7:00—8:50 pm (PT)
Refund Deadline: Jun 26
Unit: 1
Tuition: $425
Instructor(s): Christopher Canellos
Class Recording Available: Yes
Status: Registration opens May 17, 8:30 am (PT)
DOWNLOAD THE SYLLABUS » (subject to change)
Live Online(About Formats)
7:00—8:50 pm (PT)
Jun 24—Jul 22
5 weeks
Refund Date
Jun 26
1 Unit
Christopher Canellos
Registration opens May 17, 8:30 am (PT)
DOWNLOAD THE SYLLABUS » (subject to change)
The United States income tax code has undergone significant changes over the last five years. This course will identify the major changes and examine their impact on a broad range of financial planning strategies, including the purchase of a personal residence and other investment real estate, the financing of education, saving for retirement, estate planning, charitable giving, and minimizing the alternative minimum tax. A few simple steps in each of these areas might save a taxpayer thousands of tax dollars. The course goes beyond introductory financial planning courses to look at more complex tax-savings techniques. We will cover details of the SECURE and CARES acts and any new legislation passed into law or seriously considered during 2021. By the end of the course, you will have the tools necessary to estimate your 2021 tax bill, and you will be able to fold knowledge of the new law into your personal financial strategy. It’s not how much you make that counts; it’s what you keep!

Senior Advisor, Stanford Financial Management Services

Christopher Canellos has been a certified public accountant for more than four decades. He is a recipient of the Walter J. Gores Award for Excellence in Teaching and was a lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business from 1982 to 2006. Canellos received an MBA from Stanford.

Textbooks for this course:

There are no required textbooks; however, some fee-based online readings may be assigned.