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Penn State Law students examine an array of transactions for which the tax consequences are significant, including mergers and acquisitions, international business contracts, and internal corporate and partnership restructuring. In the Center for the Study of Mergers and Acquisitions, students can dig deeper into how tax laws affect business transactions. 

Students may earn Concentration recognition in Taxation using courses from the Selected Courses section below.  J.D. students must earn a minimum of 12 credits and LL.M. students a minimum of 9 credits.  A minimum grade of ‘C’ is required for each course being used toward this Concentration. Upon verification of completion, students will receive a document of recognition.

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Taxation Faculty

Selected Courses:

  • Administrative Law
  • Basic Federal Income Taxation
  • Business Planning for Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Business Planning for M&A II Seminar
  • Corporate & Partnership Tax
  • Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation 
  • Introduction to Private Wealth Planning
  • Minority Business Ownership 
  • Representing the Entrepreneur
  • Tax Policy Seminar
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estates

Additional Experiential Opportunities: