We have some exciting news to share with you! 

We are pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for our upcoming MS Tax class from outstanding candidates with less than two years of work experience.  Classes begin on May 8, 2015 and admission will be determined based on a holistic evaluation of the candidate’s credentials.

If you are interested in joining the MS Tax Program for our May 8th start, please feel free to contact us (mstax@illinois.edu) or apply directly @https://business.illinois.edu/mst/admission/.

Howard Engle featured in The Bottom Line’s article on Corporate Tax Inversions

Howard S. EngleEngle2, co-founder of the ILLINOIS MS Tax Program, Chair of its Board of advisors, and faculty member since the Program’s inception, was featured in The Bottom Line’s newspaper article on Corporate Tax Inversions. Howard, a retired partner with the Chicago office of Deloitte, teaches the International Taxation course in the ILLINOIS MS Tax Program. His insights into both the short-term and long-term impact of the recent U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Announcement on Corporate Tax Inversions reflect his extensive knowledge of the area gained over his long and distinguished career as an international tax expert. Read more ›

ILLINOIS MS Tax Program Ranked #1 in U.S. according to Tax Hiring Authorities

On March 25, 2014 TaxTalent.com announced the results of its annual survey of Tax Hiring Authorities looking at MST programs across the U.S., and the ILLINOIS MS Tax Program was ranked above all other programs.  Read more ›

Are you interested in becoming a “complete” tax professional?
If so, the ILLINOIS MS Tax Program could be a great fit for you!

In today’s business environment, tax professionals are expected to know and do more than ever before.  The business community expects successful tax professionals to have knowledge and capabilities beyond that of a tax-technician only.  The ILLINOIS MS Tax Program’s innovative curriculum is driven by this need.  Integrated into the rigorous technical tax courses are concepts that examine tax in a strategic business context, workshops that focus on professional skills, and lyceums that engage tax leaders.  This approach enables our students to broaden their business perspectives, develop professional skills that will differentiate them from their peers, and expand their professional networks to include well-known national tax leaders.

The courses are taught by acclaimed faculty from the Urbana-Champaign campus, as well as renowned Chicago tax practitioners.  The result is a rich blend of theory and practice that produces outstanding tax professionals who are ready to advance to the next level.