The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) announced the winners of the 2021 Elijah Watt Sells Award this May, an award given to CPA candidates scoring a cumulative average above 95.5 across all four sections of the CPA exam during their first attempts. More than 72,000 people took the CPA Exam in 2021, and only 57 candidates met the award criteria. University of Colorado Denver Business School alumnus Dylan Croom, BSBA ’19, MS ’20 is one of them. Read more
Tune in here on May 5, 2020 at 10am: https://ucdenver.zoom.us/j/91888897579.
The economic contraction relating to the COVID-19 pandemic has been deep and profound. To address these deleterious economic consequences, Congress has responded with the enactment of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”). This webinar, hosted by the Graduate Tax Program at the University of Colorado Denver, will focus on many of the important individual and business income tax changes in the CARES Act. Read more
More progressivity means more progress. Especially after 2008. That’s the Democratic tax philosophy seven autumns after the financial crisis. Voters are still frustrated by the arbitrary quality of the rescues and the uneven quality of the recovery. So Hillary Clinton proposes increases in capital-gains-tax rates for top earners. Clinton’s former fellow candidate Lincoln Chafee offered to raise the top marginal income tax rate to 45% from the current 39.6%. Read more
New MS programs in Taxation and Business Analytics prepare students for fast-growing fields
Inspired teaching can make all the difference. Matt Kelsall noticed this last summer when he took a Management of Operations class from Business Analytics Professor Gary Kochenberger, PhD. The material was complicated, but thanks to Kochenberger’s enthusiasm and skill, Kelsall grew more excited than ever to plunge into the fast-growing field of big data. Read more
Enrollment is underway for the new Master of Science in Taxation degree at the University of Colorado Denver Business School. The Business School is the only public university and one of 15 schools in the nation to offer this degree program.
Previously, graduates who completed extra taxation courses received a certification in taxation. Many accounting firms concluded a certification alone was insufficient for their needs. Read more
The Business School at the University of Colorado Denver has recently announced it will offer its first continuing professional education (CPE) course for tax professionals. The course is entitled “Recent Proposed Treasury Regulations Affecting the Taxation of Partnership Loss Transfers and Mandatory Basis Adjustments under Subchapter K.” The purpose of the course is to provide participants with a basic understanding of Internal Revenue Code sections 704(c)(1)(C), 743(d), and 734(d), and how to apply the regulations to affecting partners and partnerships. Read more