Our tax education resources for students and teachers helps accounting educators shape and mold the next generation of successful tax professionals. We provide valuable tools for students to help them become future leaders in the business community, and research tools and involvement opportunities to help professors excel.
Tax and Accounting Teaching Resources
- Cultivating Five Minds for the Future in a Tax Course: Takes students to new heights of performance as they study tax policy and concepts that incorporate the AICPA's core competencies.
- Out-of-the-Box Learning in Tax Class: Students reflect and create models, pamphlets and the shoe-box case; reflection allows students to evaluate their own learning and how they can improve.
- Should Congress Take a Bigger Tax Bite Out of Technology Companies: Classroom case study taking a look at Apple's international tax minimization and reporting strategies.
- College Texts and Resources: Enhance your accounting and tax curriculum with real-world publications used by professionals; review copies are available to professors.
Tax Research Resources
- Tax Code, Regulations and Official Guidance: Research tax law by navigating to the applicable Code, Treasury Regulations or Internal Revenue Bulletins.
- Internal Revenue Manual: Read about the procedures that IRS employees must follow to administer fair tax administration.
- Stakeholder Liaison Local Contacts: Stakeholder liaisons establish relationships with practitioner and industry organizations; they provide information about policies, practices and procedures.
- U.S. Tax Court: Stay up to date on recent rulings.
Tax and Accounting Resources for Students
- Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program: Students should consider volunteering with a local VITA center to gain real-world experiences on how to prepare tax returns, apply tax credits and deductions, utilize software and systems and correspond with clients/taxpayers.
- U.S. Federal Tax Law Hierarchy Quick Reference Chart: Summarizes the weight of authority from highest to lowest; valuable to students learning how to apply tax research.
- Tax Research and Advice Memo (open to Tax Section members): Students see a real-world example of how practitioners document their advice and can use this template to document academic case conclusions.
- Tax Ethics and Professional Standards: Students can learn about professional standards that apply to tax CPAs and the importance of due diligence.
- Pursuing a Ph.D. in Accounting: Walking in With Your Eyes Open, Journal of Accountancy, March 2009
- Tax Career Opportunities: Students can explore the benefits and rewards of this professional track.
- Beta Alpha Psi: International honor organization for accounting/finance students and professionals.
- AICPA Tax Division Committees and Technical Resource Panels: Consider volunteering to better the profession and grow your career.
- Tax Section Suggestion Form: Are you interested in speaking on a presentation, or want to contribute content for AICPA members? Submit your resource suggestion(s) and get involved.
- Tax CPE and Learning: Take a course to help you strengthen your skills and competencies.