MST Spring 2014 Schedule

MST classes are held at the Lucas Business Complex, 2933 Bunker Hill Lane, Suite #120, Santa Clara.

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 2014 Schedule

MST Schedule Spring 2014 (.pdf)


Early Spring (January to February)

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

BUS 223A Tax Research and Decision Making


Wednesdays 1/15-2/26 6:00-10:00 PM
Saturday 1/4 from 9A-5:15P (first class meeting) and 1/11, 9A-1P
 29407 Annette Nellen

First day of class is Saturday, January 4, 2014.

Tax Research Techniques, Edition: 9th 12
Author: Gardner
ISBN: 9781937350161


BUS 223C Taxation of Corporations and Shareholders
Prerequisite: BUS 223A

1/7-2/25 6:00-10:00 PM
1/18   from 9A-5:15P
 29408 Danni Dunn

Note: This is the last time this course will be offered.  If you were admitted to the MST program before Fall 2013, you will need to take this class in early Spring 2014 if you have not yet taken it.


BUS 225H Taxation of Property Transactions

Prerequisite: BUS 223A

1/6- 4/17

 29409 Annette Nellen


BUS 227A Individual Tax Compliance
(1 unit)

1/3 and 1/10
8:30A - 4:30P
 29398 David J. Neighbors Lunch provided both days.

BUS 227B/01 Ethics for Tax Practitioners
(1 unit) 

 29410 Annette Nellen  

BUS 227C Tax Symposium - International Tax Reporting *
(1 unit)

1/9, 16 and 23
6:00-10:00 PM
 29411 Joel Busch




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

Late Spring 2014 (After April 15)


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

BUS 223B Taxation of Partnerships

Prerequisite: BUS 223A

Enrollment 17/40 as of 4/21

6:00-10:00 PM
4/26 9A-1PM, 5/10 9A-5:15P

No class 5/26.

One additional online class.

 29413 Joel Busch  Syllabus

BUS 223F Tax Accounting Methods and Periods

Prerequisite: BUS 223A


4/17-6/5 6:00-10:00PM


*See schedule below.
 29414 Annette Nellen Course materials available online (no cost); see links at 

BUS 225U Fundamentals of Transfer Pricing

Prerequisite: BUS 223A

Enrollment 29/40 as of 4/21

4/22-6/3 6:00-10:00 PM
5/3 9A-5:15P, 5/17 9A-1P

Marios Karayannis

Daniela Ielceanu


BUS 227B/02 Ethics for Tax Practitioners
(1 unit)

Enrollment 8/40 as of 4/21

4/30 and 6/4 from 6-9:30P
 30193 Annette Nellen Course materials available online (no cost); see links at

*This is a "blended" course. Students attend class at Lucas Business Complex 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 Lucas Business Complex:

Group A: 4/17, 4/19 (9A-1P), 4/24, 5/8, 5/22, 6/5 (final exam)

Group B: 4/17, 4/19 (1P-5P), 5/1, 5/15, 5/29, 6/5 (final exam)