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Annual Financial Statements and Tax Theory

Module name (EN): Annual Financial Statements and Tax Theory
Degree programme: International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2008
Module code: BAIBA-310
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 8V (8 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 10
Semester: 3
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BAIBA-310 International Business, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2008, semester 3, mandatory course
120 class hours (= 90 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 300 hours (equivalent to 10 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 210 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
BAIBA-220 Balance Sheets and Cost Accounting

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
BAIBA-680 International Finances Seminar

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Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Günter Pochmann
Prof. Dr. Günter Pochmann
Prof. Peter Schorr

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Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, student will be familiar with the basics of annual financial statements and the annual financial statement policy
- They will have advanced knowledge about the components of annual financial statements
- They will be familiar with the basic concepts of international accounting
- Students will be familiar with the German tax system
- They will have an overview of important individual taxes
- They will understand the relationships between the tax various types
- They will be aware of the influence of corporate taxes on operational decisions

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Module content:
Annual Financial Statements:
- Advanced knowledge of the German trade balance
- Earnings report, annex and financial report
- Cash flow statement and segment reporting
- Introduction to the IFRS International Financial Reporting Standards
Tax Theory:
- General tax theory
- Income tax
- Corporate tax
- Trade tax
- Sales tax

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Teaching methods/Media:
Lecture, case studies

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Recommended or required reading:
Bieg, H./ Kußmaul. H.: Externes Rechnungswesen, München, latest edition.
Eisele, W.: Technik des betrieblichen Rechnungswesens, Wiesbaden, latest edition.
Bieg, H. u.a.: Handbuch der Rechnungslegung nach IFRS. Wiesbaden, latest edition
Bornhofen: Tax theory 2, Wiesbaden, in der jeweils aktuellen edition.

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