Career Resources for MS Taxation:

Salary and job outlook information

Job Title Median Salary Outlook
Tax Examiners and Collectors $51,120 -6%
Accountants and Auditors $65,940 +11% (faster than average)
Lawyers $114,970 +6% (average)
Financial Managers $115,320 +7% (average)
Financial Examiners $76,310 +10% (faster than average)
Actuaries $96,700 +18% (faster than average)
Budget Analysts $71,220 +3% (slower than average)
Financial Analysts $78,620 +12% (faster than average)

  • What is income tax? How is it calculated?
  • Define assessment year.
  • Define previous year.
  • Define financial year.
  • What do you understand by total income?
  • At what rate are firms required to pay tax on their income?
  • What is tax audit?
  • What is capital gain? Explain long term capital gains and how is it different from short term capital gains?
  • What is deferred tax?
  • What is working capital?
  • Do you have a PTIN (preparer tax identification number)?
  • What is your tax background?
  • Have you prepared a tax return before?
  • Do you know the requirements of the states and localities where I am required to file?

  • Taxation MS is an opportunity for Accountants, Lawyers, Government Personnel, Businessmen, etc to gain knowledge about Tax laws.
  • Obtain your PTIN (preparer tax identification number), it is required for anyone who prepares federal tax returns for compensation.
  • Become a certified financial planner (CFP).
  • Become a certified public accountant (CPA).
  • Become an enrolled agent (EA)
  • You can also become a volunteer income tax assistant (VITA).

 Professional Associations 

American Property Tax Counsel

The American Society of IRS Problem Solvers

Council on State Taxation

Institute for Professionals in Taxation

National Association of Tax Professionals

National Society of Accountants

National Society of Tax Professionals

National Tax Association

The Tax Technology Association


 LinkedIn Groups 

ABA Section of Taxation

Accounting, Audit & Taxation Professionals

ATT – Association of Taxation Technicians Group

Council On State Taxation

Finance Industry Professionals Worldwide

Finance/ Accounts Group !!!!

Human Rights and Taxation

International Taxation Network

Regulatory Compliance for BFSI (Banking Finance Services & Insurance)

State Tax Professionals