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.  

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.  

In Tennessee, students will be offered employment per satisfactory completion.  

Liberty does not make any promise, warrant or covenant as to the transferability of any credits earned at Liberty Tax Service. Credits earned at Liberty Tax Service, may not transfer to another educational institution. Credits earned at another educational institution may not be accepted by Liberty Tax Service. You should obtain confirmation that Liberty Tax Service will accept any credits you have earned at another educational institution before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement. You should also contact any educational institutions that you may want to transfer credits earned at Liberty Tax Service, to determine if such institutions will accept credits earned at Liberty Tax Service prior to executing an enrollment contract or agreement. The ability to transfer credits from Liberty Tax Service to another educational institution may be very limited. Your credits may not transfer, and you may have to repeat courses previously taken at Liberty Tax Service if you enroll in another educational institution. You should never assume that credits will transfer to or from any educational institution. It is highly recommended and you are advised to make certain that you know the transfer of credit policy of Liberty Tax Service, and of any other educational institutions you may in the future want to transfer the credits earned at Liberty Tax Service, before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement.