United States option

This module covers in detail the federal income tax, with particular emphasis on inbound and outbound cross-border situations, US tax treaties, transfer pricing and cross-border mergers and acquisitions. It also covers the basic rules of, and cross-border issues in, the federal estate tax, the federal gift tax, and state and local taxes. Please see the syllabus for full details.

The exam consists of three parts. Part A consists of two mandatory questions worth 25 marks each. Part B consists of one mandatory question worth 20 marks. Part C consists of four questions worth 15 marks each, of which candidates are required to answer any two.

This exam is currently offered in the June ADIT exam session.


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