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Our complimentary courses use a syllabus to define instructional goals and objectives, are delivered using a blend of lessons, videos and notes, and use quizzes to benchmark progress.


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US Taxes for US Non-Residents

Instructor: Andrew Wilkinson

In this series, we will look at US taxes for non-US individuals. Definitions are critical in this area of US tax and we will start with them. Circular 230 Notice: The information in this presentation is provided for informational purposes only, and does not constitute tax advice and cannot be used by the recipient or any other taxpayer to avoid penalties under any federal, state, local or other tax statutes or regulations, or to resolve any tax issue.


6 Lessons | 24 mins | Beginner | 2020/01/06

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Taxes and Retirement

Instructor: Nancy Nelson

This course puts retirement plans into historical perspective and aims to help the student understand what contributions can be made to different types of plans. You will learn about what the IRS permits as allowable types of investments into different plan types, as well as rules about IRA beneficiaries. Circular 230 Notice: The information in this presentation is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute tax advice and cannot be used by the recipient or any other taxpayer to avoid penalties under any federal, state, local or other tax statutes or regulations, or to resolve any tax issue.


5 Lessons | 44 mins | Beginner | 2019/07/30

US Taxes for Traders and Investors

Instructor: Nancy Nelson

This tax course is a general overview of US Federal taxes for traders and investors. Circular 230 Notice: The information in this presentation is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute tax advice and cannot be used by the recipient or any other taxpayer to avoid penalties under any federal, state, local or other tax statutes or regulations, or to resolve any tax issue.


10 Lessons | 1 hr 29 mins | Beginner | 2019/07/29