Welcome

Thank you for your interest in the ILLINOIS MS Tax Program – an executive style program ranked among the top three in the country!

As a former PwC tax partner with client service responsibilities, I understand the demands you face as a tax professional practicing in public accounting or the corporate world. The complex business and regulatory environment within which we operate requires a breadth of experience and skills. In addition to developing significant tax technical skills, you must apply your expertise to the business you serve in a manner that addresses both the business and tax aspects of the issues at hand. In order to be recognized as a leader in the competitive and dynamic business world you need to demonstrate your ability to communicate your analyses and recommendations in a manner adapted to the various constituencies you collaborate and team with. Our innovative and rigorous curriculum assures you will develop the broad-based skills to become a “complete” tax professional, a trusted advisor and valued member of the business team.

The MS Tax Program continues the ILLINOIS Department of Accountancy’s (https://business.illinois.edu/accountancy/) long-standing tradition of addressing the needs of the profession and the business community in the development and delivery of its curriculum. Whether you are at the outset of your career or a seasoned tax professional, we hope you will consider the ILLINOIS MS Tax Program. Our team of leading tax practitioners and renowned ILLINOIS faculty from the Urbana-Champaign campus will support you every step of the way on your path to becoming an outstanding tax leader.

Glenn D. Aquino
Director, MS Tax Program