What are the benefits of the Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA) certificate program?

Category: Certificate ProgramsWhat are the benefits of the Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA) certificate program?
The Income Tax School asked 10 years ago
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ITS Staff answered 10 years ago
Below are the skills you can expect to develop through the CTA program. Upon meeting the experience requirement you will also be authorized to use the CTA professional credential for as long as you meet the annual continuing education requirement. Comprehensive Tax Course: Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to • Prepare most business and non-business individual tax returns • 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 income for Schedules C, E and F • Determine depreciation deductions and eligibility for Section 179 • Accurately calculate a taxpayer's refund or balance due • Advise a taxpayer in tax planning strategies Advanced -I Tax Course This course will provide continuing study in tax preparation for individual taxpayers. At the completion of the course, the student will have the confidence to take on more complex returns and research more complicated tax issues by reinforcing your existing tax knowledge and building on it. A unique All-States Individual Income Tax Guide is now available through The Income Tax School. The Guide for individual Form 1040 tax returns may be accessed online at no charge with the purchase of this course.