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BUS-X815LS International Taxation

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Course Description

Focus on the Principles Relating to the Taxation of Foreign Persons and Income

This basic seminar in international taxation will focus on the principles relating to the U.S. taxation of foreign persons (individuals as well as legal entities) and the U.S. taxation of income received by U.S. individuals and entities from activities abroad. Topics will include principles of international tax jurisdiction; rules relating to the source of income and deductions; the foreign tax credit; Section 482 and transfer pricing; an introduction to controlled foreign corporations; and international double taxation treaties. The seminar will then focus on current developments including FATCA and international tax reform proposals.

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Learner Outcomes

  • Identify selected key elements in the U.S. tax treatment of:
    • U.S. Corporations & Individuals with Foreign Operations, Assets or Income
    • Foreign Corporations & Individuals with U.S. Income
    • FATCA & Other Current Developments Affecting U.S. Taxation of Foreign Income & Foreign Persons

Course Details

Number of Units: The University of San Diego School of Law is a State Bar of California-approved provider of MCLE and Legal Specialization in Taxation Law credits and certifies that this event is approved for 7.25 hours of general MCLE credit and 7.25 hours of Legal Specialization in Taxation Law credit.

Instructor: John I. Forry, JD, is the Director of Tax Programs and Professor-in-Residence, University of San Diego School of Law. As director of tax programs, Forry oversees the LLM in Taxation program and leads efforts to expand the reach and reputation of other tax programs at USD School of Law, including continuing education programs and established events. Forry also teaches graduate-level courses in international finance and taxation. Forry received his JD from Harvard Law School.

Who Should Attend: Tax attorneys, CPA’s, Enrolled Agents, or any individual responsible for managing or overseeing a firm’s tax practice.



Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s), Professional Programs and Series


  BUS-X815LS - 002 International Taxation      
  2014 - SU   Status:  Available
Classroom:   Tue 8:00AM - 5:00PM
12 Aug 2014
Class Schedule: 1 Sessions
Course Fee(s):
BUS PD - $250 non-credit    $250.00
Location:   Main Campus
Course Format:  Classroom