ACC 330 Final Project One Guidelines and Rubric Overview There are three major projects within this course that follow the same storyline. In this first project, fictional clients Daniel B. Butler and Freida C. Butler are reaching out to you by email, asking for your help with their taxes this year. They sent you an email to give you some background information and ask what additional information you will need to complete their tax return. To read the email, see the Final Project One New Client Email document in the assignment prompt in your course. Review the Reading and Resources sections for Modules One through Four for additional resources to help you respond to the critical elements. In this project, you will be emailing the Butlers and professionally explaining and justifying what you need from them in order to accurately do their taxes. This project represents an authentic demonstration of competency because it is a common scenario that accountants may face in the field. The project is divided into three submissions, which will be submitted at various points throughout the course to scaffold learning. These projects will be submitted in Modules Four, Six, and Eight. The assignments, readings, and activities in which you have participated in Modules One through Four will directly support the creation of your response email. In this assignment, you will demonstrate your mastery of the following course outcome: ACC-330-01: Evaluate an individual’s tax-related documents for relevant information in the preparation of federal tax returns Prompt In your email back to the client, you must address the critical elements listed below. The codes shown in brackets indicate the course outcome to which each critical element is aligned. When responding to your new clients’ email, make sure to address all of their questions and concerns. This will help support the critical elements below. I. Identify what additional documents the clients need to provide in order for you to do their taxes. [ACC-330-01] II. Differentiate types of income and expenditures. [ACC-330-01] III. Identify applicable deductions and credits available for the clients. [ACC-330-01] IV. Explain how you utilized the IRS website for staying current in the application of appropriate tax codes and laws. [ACC-330-01] 2 Final Project One Rubric Guidelines for Submission: Your email back to the client must be 1–2 pages in length using the Final Project One New Client Email Template (found in the assignment prompt in your course). Using the template will help ensure your email response is written professionally. Use double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, and one-inch margins.