Tax Education

  • Income Tax Courses

    IRS Approved CE  

    Tax School Overview

    Nothing is as certain as an ever-changing and confusing income tax code. Liberty Tax Service ® offers help. Liberty Tax Service’s Basic Income Tax classes educate the public about the latest tax changes, and every facet of individual income tax preparation. No prior tax experience is necessary to enroll and take the class. Enroll and you'll be on the way to freedom from the complexity of income tax regulations and the pursuit of a new career!

    The curriculum is designed to cover the fundamentals of basic income tax preparation. With Liberty’s Basic Income Tax Course, instructors cover all schedules, credits and forms that can be filed with an individual tax return. Students apply their tax knowledge to prepare taxes both on paper and using the computer. The only cost may be a minimal charge for books.

    Please choose from the traditional classroom setting or, for your convenience, we have online courses as well.


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    Basic Income Tax Course (10 Weeks)

    Liberty’s Basic Income Tax Course begins the week after Labor Day. These courses can be offered in 10-week, 8-week and 6-week timeframes. We have flexible morning and evening courses. View the basic income tax course topic details.


    Online Tax Schools 

    Still can’t find the time to attend Liberty’s Tax School at one of our offices? You are in luck! We now offer our Basic Income Tax Course as well as others online. These classes are also available for replay if you cannot attend the live event.  View the different online tax courses offered by Liberty Tax Service.


    Rapid Class 

    Most offices will run Rapid Class during weekdays the 1st, 2nd, and/or 3rd week of January for those interested in an accelerated class that will teach the very basics of tax preparation. Register for Rapid Class.


    Continuing Education Classes 

    Click here to get more information and register for continuing education classes


    Registration, Availability and Fees 

    You can contact your local Liberty Tax Service office to register. Call 1-800-658-1042, to locate your closest Liberty Tax Service office. Or, you can register for tax school online


    Liberty Tax Schools are tuition FREE. There may be a small fee for books, which may vary per market. Find your local office for more information or call 1-800-658-1042. Availability is based on classroom capacities per office. 

Liberty Tax Service has been approved by the California Tax Education Council to offer Liberty Tax School (CTEC Course #2097-QE-0001), which fulfills the 60-hour “qualifying education” requirement imposed by the State of California to become a tax preparer.  A listing of additional requirements to register as a tax preparer may be obtained by contacting CTEC at P.O. Box 2890, Sacramento, CA 95812-2890, toll-free by phone at (877) 850-2883, or on the Internet at    

Licensed by Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission (OAR) 715-045-0033(6). Students must pass the Tax Preparer examination given by Oregon Board of Tax Practitioners before preparing tax returns for others.  

Liberty Tax Service is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.  In order to view detailed job placement and completion information on the programs offered by Liberty Tax Service, please visit Tennessee Higher Education Commission and click on the Authorized Institutions Data button.    

Tennessee Disclosure about Transferability of Credits   

In Maryland, additional instruction and requirements are necessary to prepare an individual for employment as a Registered Tax Return Preparer.    

In Arkansas, Liberty Tax is licensed By the SBPCE State Board.