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sno7

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LLM in Taxation w/o tax background

Post by sno7 » Thu Jan 19, 2023 11:32 am

I'm graduating in May. Can I apply to LLM in Taxation without having taken any tax courses during JD?

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Re: LLM in Taxation w/o tax background

Post by nixy » Thu Jan 19, 2023 12:05 pm

You can, but I doubt it would go well. Why would you want to do that?

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Re: LLM in Taxation w/o tax background

Post by nealric » Thu Jan 19, 2023 9:28 pm

How would you even know you like tax? I think most programs require you to have at least taken tax 1.

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Re: LLM in Taxation w/o tax background

Post by jdkale » Fri Jan 20, 2023 5:27 pm

I think you can do it and it's totally fine. I took only one income tax class in law school, and I doubt that mattered at all.

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Re: LLM in Taxation w/o tax background

Post by thegrayman » Thu Jan 26, 2023 4:06 pm

I don't think you'd want to get an LLM without a tax background, I think you'd have a very tough time landing a job on graduation.

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Re: LLM in Taxation w/o tax background

Post by Access » Thu Jan 26, 2023 4:16 pm

You'd have a hard time getting in and all the classes assume you took at least basic fed and probably partnership and/or corporate.

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