Tax Education

Traditional Courses in the Classroom

  • Basic Income Tax Course (offered in 10-weeks, 8-weeks or 6-weeks)

    The Basic Income Tax Course will cover the fundamentals of tax preparation and such topics as:

    • Filing information and status
    • Exemptions and dependents, and wages, salaries and tips, etc.
    • Interest, dividends and other income, standard deduction and itemized deductions
    • Child Tax Credit, Earned Income Credit, Child and Dependent Care Expenses
    • Basis of property and capital gains
    • Depreciation, profit or loss from a business and Schedule E’s
    • IRA deduction, student loan interest deduction, moving expenses and all other adjustments


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  • Intermediate Income Tax Course

    The Intermediate Income Tax Course is designed for more experienced preparers. It is a more in-depth analysis of certain Schedule’s, Depreciation and 1040NR’s, for example. Please contact your local office to determine what courses they offer to best suit your needs.

    Advanced Income Tax Course

    The Advanced Income Tax Course is for students that have successfully completed the Basic Income Tax Course and Intermediate Income Tax Course. Some of the topics covered are Basic Partnerships, Basic S Corporation and Foreign Earned Income Exclusion, just to name a few. Please contact your local office to determine what courses they offer that best suits you.

    Find a location offering the courses that will best suit your needs or call 1-800-658-1042!

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.