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
  • 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

Honors and Awards

  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009,2010,2014,2017,2018

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 envelopment of a variety of professional skills and attitudes.
  • Federal Taxation (ACCY 505) Introduction to historical and conceptual as well as applied material in the accounting area of federal taxation; emphasizes the provisions of the tax law relevant to accounting measurement methods. 2 or 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. May be repeated up to 4 hours for iMSA and online students that complete the first part of the course content in a 2-hour section (part A) and then complete the remainder of the class in a second 2-hour section (part B). Credit is not given for both ACCY 505 and ACCY 312.
  • 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. 1 to 4 graduate hours. No professional credit. May be repeated with consent of the department.