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Ch 5: Corporate Spending & Taxation: Help & Review

About This Chapter

The Corporate Spending & Taxation: Help & Review chapter of this Corporate Finance: Help & Review course is the simplest way to master corporate spending and taxation. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of corporate spending and taxation.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering corporate spending and taxation material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn corporate spending and taxation. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding corporate spending and taxation
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning corporate finance concepts (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about corporate spending and taxation
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra corporate finance learning resources

How It Works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Corporate Spending and Taxation chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Corporate Spending and Taxation chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any corporate spending and taxation question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a corporate spending and taxation unit of a standard corporate finance course. Topics covered include:

  • Executive compensation
  • Building community relationships through corporate donations and partnerships
  • Corporate expansion through mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate tax structure and liability

20 Lessons in Chapter 5: Corporate Spending & Taxation: Help & Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Trends of Executive Compensation in the U.S.

1. Trends of Executive Compensation in the U.S.

Some believe executive compensation in the U.S. has gotten out of hand. In this lesson, we'll discuss how executives are compensated, how their compensation is determined and recent trends in executive compensation.

Business & the Community: Partnerships & Interactions

2. Business & the Community: Partnerships & Interactions

Businesses and communities depend on each other for support to create a flourishing, stable, and profitable society. In this lesson, you will learn about the interdependencies between companies and communities as well as their collaborative partnerships.

Corporate Giving Strategies: Building Community Relationships

3. Corporate Giving Strategies: Building Community Relationships

Corporate giving is essential to building strong relationships between businesses and communities. In this lesson, you will learn how companies can direct their giving strategically to further their own business objectives.

Corporate Expansion: Mergers and Acquisitions

4. Corporate Expansion: Mergers and Acquisitions

Corporations can grow in two different ways: through expansion of their current business or through mergers and acquisitions. In this lesson, you'll learn about mergers and acquisitions. A short quiz follows.

Tax Structure and Liability of Corporations

5. Tax Structure and Liability of Corporations

A corporation is a complex business structure with unique characteristics pertaining to taxation and liability. The advantages of a corporation are subject to certain rules. This lesson explains double taxation, limited liability and piercing the corporate veil.

Task Structure: Definition & Explanation

6. Task Structure: Definition & Explanation

In this lesson, we will learn how a task can be completed effectively by means of task structure. We will define task structure and look at an example. When the lesson concludes, you can take a quiz to test your knowledge.

Tax Incidence: Definition, Formula & Example

7. Tax Incidence: Definition, Formula & Example

In this lesson, we'll define the concept of tax incidence. We'll also review the factors needed to determine tax incidence as well as look at the formula for tax incidence and review an example of how it's determined.

Tax Multiplier Effect: Definition & Formula

8. Tax Multiplier Effect: Definition & Formula

Taxes and multiplication: not words you always want to hear together. However, in this lesson, we'll cover the tax multiplier effect on a macro scale to learn how taxes impact gross domestic product.

Tax Structures: Types & Concept

9. Tax Structures: Types & Concept

Governments can use different tax structures to collect revenue. In this lesson, you'll learn about three major tax structures that governments employ. You'll also have a chance to reinforce your knowledge with a short quiz.

What Are Tariffs? - Overview

10. What Are Tariffs? - Overview

Nations have an inherent interest in protecting their own producers from foreign competitors. In this lesson, you'll learn how tariffs accomplish that, as well as some of the economic and political implications of tariffs.

MM Proposition I & II with Corporate Taxes

11. MM Proposition I & II with Corporate Taxes

Corporate taxes play a major role in investment decisions and capital structure. The MM theory propositions I and II explain how the value of a firm and expected returns change due to the presence of corporate taxes.

Tax Loss Harvesting: Rules & Examples

12. Tax Loss Harvesting: Rules & Examples

Tax-loss harvesting is an excellent method for reducing tax obligations, but this lesson explains how investors must also be aware of IRS rules and limits when considering this strategy.

What is a Federal Tax Lien? - Procedure & Statute of Limitations

13. What is a Federal Tax Lien? - Procedure & Statute of Limitations

When people cannot pay the taxes, they tend to ignore payment demand letters from the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) of the the United States Treasury can file a federal lien with a local or state authorities. In this lesson, you will learn the definition, procedure and statute of limitations of a federal tax lien.

What is a State Tax Lien? - Definition & Removal

14. What is a State Tax Lien? - Definition & Removal

A state tax lien can be a significant problem for property owners. Let's take a look at what a tax lien is and how the owner can get it removed from the property title and personal credit report.

Share-Based Compensation: Definition & Types

15. Share-Based Compensation: Definition & Types

Many US companies offer other forms of compensation, on top of the more traditional cash-based compensation- salaries, bonuses and allowances. Read this lesson to know more about share-based compensation.

What is a Tax Anticipation Note?

16. What is a Tax Anticipation Note?

A tax anticipation note is a unique form of an IOU that many towns and cities use. In this lesson, we will explore how governments use these notes to finance themselves based on future tax revenue.

Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes

17. Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes

In this lesson, we will discuss tax anticipation notes and revenue anticipation notes, both of which are types of municipal bonds whose security (interest and principal payments) are based on future cash, either collected by taxes or revenue.

What are Tax Allowances? - Definition & Rates

18. What are Tax Allowances? - Definition & Rates

In this lesson, we will discuss what tax allowances are, and how claiming the right number of allowances ensures that an appropriate amount of taxes are withheld from employee paychecks.

Deductible vs. Copay

19. Deductible vs. Copay

In this lesson, you'll see the differences between a deductible and a copay and how they relate to the costs people pay for insurance. Learn why it is possible to pay a deductible in full, but copays aren't ever lifted.

How do Deductibles Work?

20. How do Deductibles Work?

When purchasing different types of insurances, you will keep hearing the word deductible. This lesson will tell you what deductibles are, how they work and when you have to pay them.

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