Why We Study Taxation?

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Why Should You Study Taxation?
The tax law affects every individual and every organization.  They rely on tax professionals to help them comply with the tax law, plan to reduce their tax burden, and resolve any tax controversies with taxing authorities.  Auditors rely on tax professionals to help them determine a company’s income tax expense and income tax liability. Taxing authorities, such as the Internal Revenue Service and state departments of revenue, rely on tax professionals to help them administer the tax law.  Thus, tax professionals are in demand by public accounting firms, businesses, and government agencies.  

A Master of Taxation degree provides you with the knowledge, abilities, and skills to conduct tax research, engage in tax planning activities, and resolve tax controversies with the Internal Revenue Service.  A Master of Taxation degree shows that you are serious about being the kind of tax professional these employers desire.

How You Will Benefit  
The courses in the Master of Taxation program count toward the 150‐hour requirement to become a Certified Public Accountant, which is the most important credential for accounting professionals.
The Master of Taxation program at Troy University is the only evening graduate taxation program in the State of Alabama.  You can take your classes in the evening and keep your job during the day.  You can earn while you learn.

The Master of Taxation program at Troy University will help to prepare you for the U. S. Tax Court Bar admission exam for non‐attorneys.
You will learn to write articles for professional tax journals from tax faculty members who have published articles in leading professional tax journals.  If your articles are published, you will improve your resume and increase your chance for a better position or an increase in compensation in your current position.

The Master of Taxation program at Troy University will help to prepare you for the enrolled agent (EA) examination.  Enrolled...
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