Daniel Holder

Daniel Holder

Lecturer of Accountancy

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Educational Background

  • J.D., Law, Loyola University, 1979
  • B.S., Northern Arizona University, 1973

Positions Held

  • Lecturer of Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017 to present
  • Instructor, Department of Business, Parkland College, 2016 to present,1987-1996
  • CEO, Holder Wealth Management, Inc., 2014 to present
  • President, Ruedi Holder & Associates, 2009-2014
  • Adjunct Lecturer in Accountancy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005-2017
  • Executive Vice-President, Strategic Capital Trust Company, 2001-2009
  • President, Daniel E. Holder & Associates, Inc., 2001 to present
  • Partner, Clifton Gunderson & Co., 1981-2001
  • Attorney, Mongomery, Brown & Read, 1979-1981
  • Captain, United States Marine Corps, 1973-1979

Teaching Interests

Business Consulting & Planning; Taxation: Business, Individual, Estates and Trusts; Estate and Financial Planning; Business Valuations & Litigation Support; Agri-business

Current Courses

  • Principles of Taxation (ACCY 312) Introduction to the United States federal income tax system with an emphasis on income tax determination and the taxation of property transactions. Topics include the tax environment, tax provisions relevant to businesses, employees and business owners. Projects facilitate self-discovery of knowledge and development of a variety of professional skills and attitudes.

  • Advanced Income Tax Problems (ACCY 451) An introduction to U.S. federal taxation of business entities including taxable corporations and flow through entities (partnerships, Subchapter S corporations, and limited liability companies). Practical problems facilitate self-discovery of technical tax knowledge and the development of data analysis skills.

  • Tax Research (ACCY 556) Provides the student with a working knowledge of tax research methodology utilized by accountants in public practice. Aims to develop the student's capacity for either solving or defending his/her position with respect to a particular tax issue.