Technical Writing and Research for Accountants (ACNT 1491)

Instructor: William Nantz

This course focuses on accounting and business communications derived from the student's research and analysis of accounting and tax related matters. The primary purpose of this course is to provide students with skills related to specialized research and the related professional accounting and business communications. Students are expected to develop and demonstrate strategies for effective tax and accounting research. Once the research is performed, the student is expected to transfer the information and ideas from the research into a written form.


This course is intended to develop the necessary skills for effective accounting and tax research in the 21st Century and to communicate this material in a clear and professional manner. Professional accountants use online and electronic accounting, auditing and tax research tools. This class will use the “Research Institute of America” as its primary provider of tools to learn and execute professional research techniques that will then be communicated in a professional manner.

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