BUS 105 Personal Taxes • 1 Cr.


Part of a series of courses that present core components of personal finance applicable to individuals and financial service workers. Focus is on individual tax filing, tax planning and maximizing after-tax returns.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Prepare a tax return
  • Engage in tax planning
  • Calculate benefits of pre-tax spending accounts
  • Calculate the difference between after-tax and pre-tax returns on retirement accounts
  • Evaluate eligibility for Earned Income Tax Credit and tax credits for 401K (low income) and their effect on savings
  • Evaluate strategies for maximizing after-tax returnsĀ