Tax Education

Technology for Tax Compliance

This column suggests ideas for helping tax students learn about technology used in the accounting profession, as well as some of the ethical concerns raised by its use.

The ABCs of Acquisitive Reorganizations

This column addresses the call for more active teaching methods by providing tax educators an interactive spreadsheet assignment to incorporate into an introductory taxation course.

Integrating Circular 230 into the Tax Curriculum

Circular 230 is crucial to tax education because it forms the ethical standards of tax practice. Students who plan to become tax practitioners must become well acquainted with Circular 230 along with the underlying laws and regulations governing tax practice.

Tax Court in the Classroom

This column describes mock Tax Court: An exercise that has assisted students in improving their communication and analytical skills and has proven instrumental in helping them prepare for their professional careers in accounting.

A Blended Approach to Teaching Tax Writing Skills

This column describes how a group of tax professionals, one of whom is also an adult learning specialist, collaborated with a writing consultant to create a distinctive training experience for CPAs on how to write for the profession.

Newsletter Articles

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

Tax software survey

Our annual survey offers a look at how CPAs judged their tax preparation software in a wide range of types of practices.

NEWS

Congress enacts tax reform

Here are many of the most important provisions in the new law that affect both individual taxpayers and businesses. All changes were effective Jan. 1, 2018, except as noted.