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Certificate in Taxation — Individual Taxation Online

Complete Coursework: 15 months

Credit Hours: 12

Tuition: $11,880 in-state / $12,060 out-of-state*

Program Overview


The Individual Tax Certificate provides focused training and credentials to the tax practitioner in the area of individual taxation. The practitioner will gain extensive knowledge in the area of federal income taxation as it relates to individuals.

Courses in the Individual Tax Certificate program may also be used to satisfy the degree requirements for the MS in Taxation or MBA with an Individual Taxation Concentration and are applicable toward completion of required hours for the CPA exam. The Individual Tax Certificate program is also a focused alternative to providing high quality, cost-effective Continuing Professional Education (CPE).

In this top-ranked program, you'll gain:

  • Instruction from a faculty that includes cutting-edge tax experts, CPAs, lawyers, academics and professionals with Fortune 500 and international accounting experience
  • Knowledge of Individual federal income taxation as it relates to property transactions, minimum tax, investment interest expense limitations, charitable contributions, property settlements, and tax shelters
  • Transferable credits that may be used to satisfy degree requirements for the MS in Taxation or MBA with an Individual Taxation Concentration if a student decides to apply for the full degree program

Courses

The course work for the Certificate in Taxation — Individual Taxation online is accelerated and based on 7-week terms to provide flexibility to students by compressing the average time to completion. This program includes required courses and electives to make up a total of 12 credit hours.

To see the full list of Certificate in Taxation — Individual Taxation courses, view courses

Admissions

Admission to the Certificate in Taxation — Individual Taxation online program is based onacademic and professional achievement. Applicants must submit paperwork, including one letter of recommendation and a Statement of Purpose explaining how the program will further their career goals.

To learn more about our Certificate in Taxation — Individual Taxation admissions requirements, view admissions

Tuition

Tuition for the Certificate in Taxation — Individual Taxation online program is affordably priced. To help make the cost more manageable, students can pay for each course as they enroll for them.

To learn more about Certificate in Taxation — Individual Taxation tuition, View tuition

Calendar

For the convenience of our Certificate in Taxation — Individual Taxation online students, there are multiple start dates each year on the academic calendar. Students should consider application deadline dates, turn in all of their documents, register and pay for tuition for their desired program start date.

To see our full calendar of upcoming Certificate in Taxation — Individual Taxation start dates, view calendar

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Courses


The certificate in Individual Taxation requires the student to successfully complete 12 semester credit hours of specific coursework. In addition to 2 required courses in Individual Taxation, the student must choose an additional 8 semester credit hours of electives from an array of topics such as Estate and Gift Taxation, State and Local Taxation, and Federal Tax Planning and Research.

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Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 2

Examines topics in the area of individual federal income taxation including but not limited to: income (active, passive, portfolio), adjustments to income, adjusted gross income (AGI) and deductions limited by AGI, personal exemptions, filing status, itemized deductions, taxable income and the regular income tax calculation.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 2

Examines topics in the area of individual federal income taxation including but not limited to: property transactions, minimum tax, investment interest expense limitations, charitable contributions, property settlements, and tax shelters.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 2

Provides an in-depth study of the tax issues related to one of the central flow-through entities, the partnership. The increasing popularity of flow-through entities as an organizational form has made an understanding of the tax issues related to this type of entity an important area of study for tax professionals. Topics include capital formation, operations, transactions between the partner and the partnership, distributions, sales of partnership interests, and liquidation of the partnership.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 2

Topics include: Income tax treatment of S Corporations and their shareholders, built-in gains tax and excess net passive income tax; operating and distribution rules, shareholders basis, NOL pass-through rules; formation, reorganizations, QSUBS, and state income tax consequences.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 2

Addresses the most common types of taxes imposed by state and local governments. Examines state and local income, sales, and excise, property, and city taxes. Emphasis is on the underlying principles governing the application of each type of tax and the interrelationships where they exist.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 2

Focuses on the study of the taxes common to the transfer of property and wealth. Topics include gift tax deductions and exclusions, estate valuation, state tax deductions and exemptions, and tax rates. Also explores planning opportunities for these wealth transfer taxes. Extensive coverage of new and proposed legislation is included.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 2

This course provides Tax students with an in-depth coverage of proper tax research procedures, a survey of the sources of authority, both primary and secondary, and application to practical situations. Students will discuss, research and write about a variety of individual tax issues, ones that don’t require any prior knowledge of individual tax. In addition to individual tax research, students will study issues related to working with the IRS.

Duration: 7 weeks   |   Credit Hours: 2

This course provides Tax students with an in-depth coverage of proper tax research procedures, a survey of the sources of authority, both primary and secondary, and application to practical situations. Students will discuss, research and write about a variety of corporate tax issues, ones that don’t require any prior knowledge of corporate tax. In addition to corporate tax research, students will study issues related to tax planning and tax practice.

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Admissions


Certificate in Taxation — Individual Taxation Online Requirements

Applicants must satisfy the following requirements for admission to the Certificate in Taxation online programs. Admission is selective and based on a combination of factors including academic and professional achievement, strong communication skills and a proven record of effective leadership.

  • Application for admission
  • Application fee ($65 domestic/$70 international)
  • Unofficial transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework—Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
    • Please note that applicants do not need to send official copies until accepted into the program. Unofficial school transcripts are required upon time of application. Additional information is available at http://business.uc.edu/graduate/admission.html#sthash.X1DnDl6z.dpuf

      Accepted applicants are required to send official transcripts to:
      Graduate School at the University of Cincinnati
      110 Van Wormer Hall
      P.O. Box 210627
      Cincinnati, OH 45221-0627

      Note: You do not need to send copies of University of Cincinnati transcripts.

      Official transcripts will be required upon admission to the program
  • One letter of recommendation. Please note that the name, mailing address and email address of each recommender is required.
  • Current resume or CV
  • Statement of Purpose—Tell us in 500 words or less how the certificate program in Individual Taxation at UC will further your career goals.
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Tuition


Part-Time Students

The following is the tuition breakdown for part-time students (enrolled in less than 10 credit hours per semester) for the Certificate in Taxation — Individual Taxation:

Costs for Part-Time Tax Certificate Students
(enrolled for less than 10 credit hours per semester)
Program In-State Per Credit Hour In-State Per Program Out-of-State Per Credit Hour Out-of-State Per Program
Certificate in Taxation — Individual Taxation $990 $11,880* $1,005 $12,060*

Full-Time Students

The following is the tuition breakdown for full-time students (enrolled in 10 or more credit hours per semester) for the Certificate in Taxation — Individual Taxation. Students enrolled in 10 or more credit hours per semester will be charged a flat, per semester tuition. View chart

Costs per Semester for Full-Time Tax Certificate Students
(enrolled for 10 or more credit hours per semester)
Instructional Fee $9,640
General Fee $398
DL Fee $257
ITIE Fee $184
Program Fee $1,000
Ohio Resident Total $11,479*
Non-Resident Surcharge $2,419
Non-Resident Total $13,898*

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Calendar


Certificate in Taxation — Individual Taxation Online

At the University of Cincinnati, we have multiple start dates to accommodate whenever you are ready to begin your program.

Program Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument Receipt DeadlineRegistration DeadlineTuition Payment Deadline
May 8, 2017March 27, 2017April 10, 2017May 1, 2017May 3, 2017
June 21, 2017May 10, 2017May 24, 2017June 14, 2017June 16, 2017
August 21, 2017July 10, 2017July 24, 2017August 14, 2017August 16, 2017
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*Tuition and fees listed above are based on Spring 2016 rates. Full-time out-of-state students add a $2,419 surcharge. Tuition and fees are subject to university approval and may change without notice by action of the Ohio Board of Regents. Master's degrees also require a one-time, non-refundable application fee of $65 for U.S. residents and $70 for international applicants.