Enhanced Comprehensive (Student Kit)

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Operator Kit Includes:

  • Annual required purchase before materials may be purchased (discounted for renewals)
  • ITS Operator’s license, Tax School Operations Manual in electronic format
  • Support for instructors by email
  • Operator’s Kit and Annual License are non-refundable

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Click here for the California CTEC Approved Qualifying version of this course.

Product Description

Instructor Materials includes: (per kit)

  • The Operator Kit does not include teaching materials. It includes detailed information on how to plan, organize, advertise for, and administer a successful tax school, as well as our License Agreement for you to use our curriculum in your classroom. Please note: The Operator’s Kit and Annual License are non-refundable.
  • An online Instructor Resource Center (IRC), which includes an Instructor’s Workshop with hints and tips to help you operate a successful tax school, the Tax School Operator’s Manual, answer keys for all graded assignments including review and chapter questions, learning activities, quizzes, and exams. PowerPoints for the course(s) you are teaching, an electronic copy of the Student Manual, resources available to the students, and reading references.
  • Instructors may print quizzes and exams for their live classroom students, which will require manual grading; or the instructor may opt to have students complete graded assignments online with automatic grading.

3, 5, or 10 Student Kit includes:

  • Online (you are providing the academic support online): A User ID and password for each student in your kit. This provides access to all required course content, student resources such as IRS publications, instructions, forms, reading references, chapter study questions, learning activities, appendices, worksheets, tax law updates, and so much more.
  • Books (you are teaching the courses face-to-face): hard copy student manuals are included. Book kits are typically purchased for FACE TO FACE classes.
  • Online and Face to Face instructors receive an Instructor Resource Center accessible online.

Delivery Method:

  • The delivery method for this product is YOU TEACH. With this product, YOUR COMPANY is responsible for teaching the course and any academic support. YOUR COMPANY is able to issue a certificate of completion from your business/school, not from The Income Tax School. Continuing Education credits are not included with this product.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be qualified to:

  • Prepare most individual tax returns, including Schedules C, D, and E;
  • Perform a thorough interview with a taxpayer
  • Determine a taxpayer’s filing status and eligibility for exemptions
  • Accurately report income and deductions for a taxpayer
  • Determine a taxpayer’s eligibility for credits and deductions
  • Compute depreciation for assets and eligibility for Section 179
  • Accurately calculate a taxpayer’s refund or balance due
  • Advise a taxpayer in tax planning strategies
  • (CA Edition) Register with CTEC as a tax preparer, provided you obtain a PTIN and tax preparer bond. Learn more about CTEC requirements here.

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10 reviews for Enhanced Comprehensive (Student Kit)

  1. Tax Coach, Inc.

    Maureen is AWESOME!!! Her response to my emails or questions are extremely prompt and efficient. Must have to be a huge asset to The Income Tax School.

  2. Tasha Sims

    I have been working with the Income Tax School for 3 years now and to date they have been consistent, precise, and prompt with my needs. Maureen is my go to and she is a life saver to me. I appreciate her so very much!!!

  3. Wade Comerford

    Great programs available for getting preparers up and running. Ask for Maureen – GREAT customer service.

  4. Migdalia

    The material is very detailed and easy to read. I have taken several taxes courses for my Accounting degree and have breezed through the courses thanks to what I am learning with my course at The Income Tax School. The extensions are also extremely affordable (not needed, but comes in handy for busy parents and full-time employees, if need).

  5. Cathy, EA

    My students used the online course this year. The only manual grading I did was for the state applications. This gave me more time to spend teaching Virginia. I have taught the course both ways and I much prefer this format. We had classroom time for interviews, real examples and review for anything the students requested. We also went over every quiz and exam in class after the students had completed them. We still met twice a week but I was able to do more than one lesson in a session.

  6. Daniel Cavazos

    Since I started using The Income Tax School, my business has been able to have better trained employees.

  7. Catherine Ferrigno

    I was able to find new employees that I knew were competent since I had taught the course and saw how well they were doing. It enabled us to prepare for the retirement of some preparers. I know I have replacements.

  8. Bruce Hicks

    I have used the Income Tax school materials to train new preparers since I opened my office in 2003. They are very well organized, written in easy-to-understand language and reasonably priced. I have also used several of the operations and employee manuals which have made it much easier to operate my business.

  9. Alexis Romero

    Besides the fact that I teach, your up-to-date material – on a yearly basis – provides me with the knowledge and any information I missed during tax season. Although I make money teaching others, I also teach myself. So the knowledge I gain with your detailed material is well worth it. Thanks.

  10. Saul Giminez

    I used The Income Tax School’s tax preparer training module. It was great! Out of the six students who enrolled in my class, I was able to find 2 great preparers that still work for me today. Using the program, I was able to see firsthand how the students may handle doing live returns and really gauge their competency before I bring them on as an employee. As a bonus, I was able to train them the way I wanted them trained. It made for a much smoother tax season.

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Instructor FAQs

What are the benefits to teaching a course online?
There are many! Here are a few to think about:

  • Offer the income tax course of your choice with the ease of online convenience
  • Place your order and receive access to the course within 24 hrs. Mon-Fri.
  • Courses are accessible from any computer with Internet access
  • Great for new employee prospects!
  • Last minute student enrollment is no longer a problem
  • Instant grading on all tests and exams
  • Immediate updates & corrections to text
  • Students work at their own pace
  • Certificate template provided in electronic format for graduates
  • Student transcripts are available upon completion (upon request)
  • Students access course with a unique user id and password
  • Online education website is secure
  • Courses contain links to the IRS Website, Forms, Publication 17 and More

Can California Instructors teach a course online?
Yes. However, you must be CTEC approved to teach in California. See our section on CA Tax Courses for more information – or let us teach your students for you.

How up-to-date are your courses? I’m looking into obtaining training for the current tax year.
We are currently updating our courses to reflect current tax laws.
The most current tax laws usually become final in the last couple months of the year. Therefore, our courses are based on the prior tax year. We will issue tax law updates sometime around the beginning to mid-December of each year to current students. The updates will detail the tax law changes for the current year. This allows you to take the current tax law course and become familiar with the tax laws as they are enacted. The practice problems in our course allow you time to apply the knowledge as you learn. The tax law updates provide the enhancement necessary to prepare you for the upcoming tax year. There is no additional cost for the tax law updates.

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The Refund Policy below is applicable only for courses students purchase directly from The Income Tax School or Peoples Income Tax School. Students who purchase any courses through third party schools or other organizations must address all refund issues with the entity through which they made that purchase.

Please note: Operator’s Starter Kit, License Renewal, Tax Practice Management Manuals (Marketing, Policies and Procedures, Personnel, and Expansion), Print/Hard Copy Books for Individual Course Purchase, the Guide to Start and Grow Your Successful Tax Business, and the two Business Start-up Guides are non-refundable.

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