Taxation Major

Taxation Studies is a program that prepares individuals to provide tax advice and management services to individuals and corporations.

Taxation Studies majors and degree programs likely include courses in tax law and regulations, tax record systems, individual and corporate income taxation, tax planning, partnerships and fiduciary relationships, estates and trusts, property depreciation, capital gains and losses, dispositions, transfers, liquidity, valuation, and applications to specific tax problems.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Taxation (use the College Search feature and enter " taxation " in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Taxation Studies?

If you complete a degree in Taxation Studies, you will be prepared for a career as an accountant, auditor, or tax attorney.  As well, opportunities exist to be a tax accountant or tax advisor.


Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Taxation Studies:

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.



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