Spring 2013 Schedule

MST classes are held at Techmart, 5201 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara (next to Santa Clara Convention Center)

Please note that all schedules are subject to change at any time without notification.

Books will be available at the Spartan Bookstore unless otherwise noted below. Be sure to obtain your book at least two weeks before class begins. If the Spartan Bookstore is out of stock, ask someone to order you a copy and be sure they have your name.

Spring 2013 Schedule

MST Schedule Spring 2013 (.pdf)


Early Spring (January to February)

Course Number / Course Name Meeting Time Class Number Instructor Textbooks/syllabus

BUS 223A Tax Research and Decision Making

Enrollment: 17/35 as of 1/7

Tuesdays 1/8-2/26 6:00-10:00 PM
Saturday 1/5 from 9A-5P (first class meeting)
 29715 Annette Nellen

Contemporary Tax Practice – Research, Planning and Strategies, by Everett, et al, 2nd edition, CCH publisher

BUS 225H Taxation of Property Transactons

Prerequisite: BUS 223A

Enrollment:33/35 as of 1/7
Wednesdays 1/9-2/27 6:00-10:00 PM
Saturday 1/19 from 9A-5P
 29733 Annette Nellen


BUS 225R Tax Policy & Tax Reform

Prerequisite: BUS 223A, 223B, 223C, 223F(or concurrent)

Enrollment: 4/25 as of 1/7

 29702 Annette Nellen  
BUS 227A Individual Tax Compliance
(1 unit)

Enrollment: 15/35 as of 1/7
1/4 and 1/11
8:30A - 4:30P
 29710 David J. Neighbors  Syllabus
BUS 227B Ethics for Tax Practitioners
(1 unit)

Enrollment: 12/25 as of 1/7
 29699 Annette Nellen  
BUS 227C Tax Symposium - Taxation in the Cloud *
(1 unit)

Enrollment: 18/35 as of 1/7
1/10, 17 and 24
6:00-10:00 PM
 29762 Stoyu Ivanov  Syllabus


*The Tax Symposium can also be taken by eligible individuals for California CPA continuing education credit. Registration form.

Late Spring 2013 (After April 15)

Please note change of location for Late Spring Classes: New location is 2933 Bunker Hill Lane, Santa Clara.

Course Number / Course Name Meeting Time Class Number Instructor Textbooks/syllabus
BUS 223B Taxation of Partnerships

Prerequisite: BUS 223A

Enrollment: 49/50 as of 4/2
6:00-10:00 PM
5/4 9AM-5PM,
 29742 Joseph McPeak

CCH PRACTICAL GUIDE TO PARTNERSHIP+LLCS (5th edition) by Ricketts, 9780808022008 (required)


BUS 223F Tax Accounting Methods and Period

Prerequisite: BUS 223A

Enrollment: 37/50 as of 4/2
4/18-6/6 6:00-10:00PM

4/20, 6/8(final exam)

*See remaining class dates below
 29753 Annette Nellen

Materials available online (free) at course website and D2L site  http://www.cob.sjsu.edu/nellen_a/ClassInfo.html#223F

BUS 225C US Corporations with Foreign Activities

Prerequisite: BUS 223A and BUS 223C

Enrollment: 25/35 as of 4/2
4/17-6/5 6:00-10:00 PM
4/27, 5/18 9:00AM-1PM
6/1 from 9am-12N for Review
 29743 William Skinner

(1) CCH US Taxation of International Transactions (8th ed) by Schadewald

(2) Fundamentals of International Taxation – Study Problems by Bittker

Bus 225R Tax Policy & Tax Reform (Online)

Prerequisite: Bus 223A, 223B, 223C, 223F (or concurrently) and must be enrolled in the MST program.

 29744 Annette Nellen

Materials available online (free) at course website and D2L site http://www.cob.sjsu.edu/nellen_a/bus225R_reading.html

*This is a "blended" course. Students attend class at Techmart every other week and in between they do lessons online. See specific dates below. Contact Professor Nellen to sign up for either Group A or B.

Class dates at Techmart:

Group A: 4/18, 4/20 (9A-1P), 5/2, 5/16, 5/30, 6/8 (9A-1P, final exam)

Group B: 4/18, 4/20 (1P-5P), 5/9, 5/23, 6/6, 6/8 (9A-1P, final exam)