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The UMass Tax School for Practitioners

Photo of practitioner and clientsThe UMass Tax School is an IRS approved educational entity, and a member of The Land Grant University Tax Education Foundation Inc. (LGUTEF), which is a non-profit corporation organized by representatives of land grant universities around the country that teach tax education programs for professional tax practitioners. The school also is approved by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP), and Massachusetts Division of Insurance. 

The major purpose of the school is to provide quality continuing education at an affordable price for tax professionals such as enrolled agents, certified public accountants, public accountants, certified financial planners, attorneys, and other tax return preparers.

The school program offers an annual Income Tax workshop that is conducted by professional instructors who have extensive tax experience.  They also utilize the "National Income Tax Workbook".  This major reference is written and annually updated by LGUTEF.  As a textbook, it is used by more than 30 states for over 30,000 tax professionals.   The school offers a two-day workshop that is conducted in eight locations throughout the state, and provides up to 16 hours of Continuing Profession Education credits on Federal and State taxes designed to update the latest tax laws and regulations. These workshops are usually held in November and December every year. The program also offers a one-day introductory course for 8 hours of CPE credits.

For more information, visit: The UMass Tax School for Practitioners Website