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Individual Income Taxation

Gain the practical knowledge you need to apply tax laws when preparing tax forms and helping your clients plan their processes. Examine the most current laws affecting capital gains and losses, adjustments to gross income, itemized deductions, tax credits and payments, and estimated taxes. Learn about sole proprietorship and small business taxation, as well as real estate property transactions, with an emphasis on issues relating to all aspects of individual taxation. Knowledge of current federal income tax laws as they relate to individual income taxation is critical for accountants. Acquire the skills to more effectively prepare, or help your clients prepare, their income tax returns.


Principles of Financial Accounting


Don Adcock, M.S., CPA, is an executive tax director with Ernst & Young, LLP, where he has been since 1988. His expertise is in tax and accounting for companies and individuals, various entity forms and all state income tax systems.  Adcock is a frequent instructor for Ernst & Young’s internal training programs, and is a member of the California Society of Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.


Sept. 10-Dec. 3: Wed., 5:40-9 p.m. (no meeting Nov. 26)


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Technical requirements:

Certain elements of this class will be conducted online. You must have a computer with access to the Internet and an email account in order to complete this course. If you plan to access an online course using an iPad, iPod or an iPhone there are a variety of Flash web browsers available in the App Store that can enable your iPad/iPod/iPhone to view Flash content.


Sutter Square Galleria, 2901 K St, Sacramento, CA




$745.00 ($820.00 if postmarked after 08/27/2014).

Special Discounts:

10% discount for organizations enrolling three or more people at the same time in the same course. All registrations must be submitted at the same time and fees paid with one check, credit card or purchase order.


4 quarter units academic credit, X456.5, 40 CPE Hours

Required textbooks:

South-Western Federal Taxation 2015: Individual Income Taxes, 38th ed. by Hoffman, Smith, Willis ISBN 9781285438849. Buy this book from the UC Davis Bookstore.






Earn a Certificate

This course is part of these certificate programs:



Professional Accounting