Institute for Professionals in Taxation (IPT) Basic Income Tax School
This school is focused on teaching fundamental state income tax concepts and practice. The five-day program is designed to provide the essential state tax building blocks for those students with less than five years income tax experience. The curriculum includes a thorough review of basic income tax concepts, such as apportionment, nexus, and the unitary business principle while also providing an introduction to more advanced issues and featuring specific courses on accounting principles, income tax audits and compliance as well as best practices for researching and documenting income tax issues. The curriculum will also provide an introduction and analysis of recent trends such as states' greater emphasis on the sales factor and resort to gross receipts taxes. The format of this school includes lectures as well as interactive case studies and group discussions. The students will benefit from the insight and diversity of experiences of the school faculty, which consists of tax professionals from public and private companies, and top accounting and law firms.
George Mason University
The Mason Inn Conference Center & Hotel
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, Virginia 22030