The Sales Tax Competency Exam is now available. For requirements and to register click here.
The exam covers all subjects included in the Sales Tax School I brochure available on the IPT website. Since the purpose of the Competency Exam is to determine the examinee’s ability and capacity to attend the advanced Sales Tax School II, no study materials will be provided. If an examinee does not make a passing grade on the exam, they will have to attend the school, successfully complete the final examination, and pay all the required registration fees to get credit for this course. A calculator will not be needed for this exam.

Educational Programs

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March
15
2021 ABA-IPT Virtual Advanced Sales Tax Seminar
March 15 - 17, 2021
March
17
2021 ABA-IPT Virtual Advanced State Income Tax Seminar
March 17 - 19, 2021
March
17
2021 ABA-IPT Virtual Advanced Property Tax Seminar
March 17 - 19, 2021
March
22
2021 Virtual Credits and Incentives School
March 22 - 26, 2021
April
25
2021 Sales Tax School I
April 25 - 30, 2021
Atlanta, GA
June
6
2021 Sales Tax School II
June 6 - 11, 2021
Atlanta, GA

IPT Designations

CMI - Property Tax

In 1979, the Institute for Professionals in Taxation adopted a professional designation program for qualified members.  The Institute , through its CMI designation program, is the first to recognize professional achievement in property taxation. This designation is widely known as a mark of achievement and distinction in the property tax field.

Earning the CMI designation is both a personal achievement and a credit to the profession. The CMI designation is more than a mere credential; it is a demonstration of expertise in business property taxation.  Since the beginning of the CMI professional designation program in 1979, over 1,000 property tax professionals have earned the CMI designation.  By earning the CMI designation, you can add to these numbers and have your professional expertise recognized. 

The major requirements for the CMI professional designation include membership in the Institute, property tax administrative experience, successful completion of the IPT property tax schools, other educational requirements, and successful completion of both comprehensive written and oral examinations. In addition, after attaining the CMI professional designation, certified members are required to continue their education by attendance at IPT and other approved educational programs.  Full details on the Continuing Education Requirements for active CMIs may be found here.

Related Training & Programs

CMI - Property Tax
Earning the CMI designation is both a personal achievement and a credit to the profession.

CMI - Sales and Use Tax

In 1984, the Institute for Professionals in Taxation adopted a professional designation program, Certified Sales Tax Member (CSM), for qualified sales tax members.  In 1998, the CSM was changed to CMI (Certified Member of the Institute). The Institute, through its CMI designation program, is the first to recognize professional achievement in sales and use taxation. This designation is widely known as a mark of achievement and distinction in the sales and use tax field. 

Earning the CMI designation is both a personal achievement and a credit to the profession. The CMI designation is more than a mere credential; it is a demonstration of expertise in business sales and use taxation.  Since the beginning of the CMI professional designation program in 1984, over 1,000 sales tax professionals have earned the CMI designation.  By earning the CMI designation, you can add to these numbers and have your professional expertise recognized. 

The major requirements for the Sales Tax Professional Designation include membership in the Institute, sales and use, excise, and/or gross receipts tax experience, successful completion of the IPT sales tax schools, other educational requirements, and successful completion of both comprehensive written and oral examinations. In addition, after attaining the CMI professional designation, certified members are required to continue their professional education by attendance at IPT and other approved educational programs.  Full details on the Continuing Education Requirements for active CMIs may be found here.  

Related Training & Programs

CMI - Sales and Use Tax
The CMI designation is more than a mere credential; it is a demonstration of expertise in business sales and use taxation.

CMI - State Income Tax

In 2006, the Institute for Professionals in Taxation adopted a professional designation program, Certified Member of the Institute(CMI), for qualified state income tax members. The Institute, through its CMI designation program, is the first to recognize professional achievement in state income taxation. This designation is a mark of achievement and distinction in the state income tax field. 

Earning the CMI designation is both a personal achievement and a credit to the profession. The CMI designation is more than a mere credential; it is a demonstration of expertise in state/local business income taxation. 

The major requirements for the State Income Tax Professional designation include membership in the Institute, state/local income and franchise tax experience, successful completion of the IPT state income tax schools, other educational requirements, and successful completion of both comprehensive written and oral examinations. In addition, after attaining the CMI professional designation, certified members are required to continue their professional education by attendance at IPT and other approved educational programs.  Full details on the Continuing Education Requirements for active CMIs may be found here.  

Related Training & Programs

CMI - State Income Tax
Earning the CMI designation is both a personal achievement and a credit to the profession. The CMI designation is more than a mere credential; it is a demonstration of expertise in business state/local income taxation.

CCIP - Certified Credits and Incentives

In 2014, the Institute for Professionals in Taxation adopted a professional designation program, Certified Credits and Incentives Professionals (CCIP), for qualified Credits & Incentives members. The Institute, through its CCIP designation program, is the first to recognize professional achievement in Tax Credits and Business Incentives (Credits & Incentives). It is expected that the designation will become widely known as a mark of achievement and distinction in the Credits & Incentives field.

The major requirements for the Certified Credits and Incentives Professional Designation include membership in the Institute, statutory tax credits, discretionary incentives, site selection, and economic development experience, successful completion of the IPT Credits & Incentives School, other educational requirements, and successful completion of both comprehensive written and oral examinations. In addition, after attaining the CCIP designation, CCIPs are required to continue their professional education by attendance at IPT and other approved educational programs.  Full details on the Continuing Education Requirements for active CCIPs may be found here.

Related Training & Programs

CCIP - Certified Credits & Incentives Professionals
The Institute for Professionals in Taxation, through its CCIP designation program, is the first to recognize professional achievement in Tax Credits and Business Incentives (Credits & Incentives).

2021 Gold Sponsors

 

Now is a great time to invest in IPT by sponsoring a 2021 IPT Program

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Sponsorship opportunities are now available for all of IPT's programs in 2021.  You can select the Gold, Silver, or Bronze sponsorship levels to find the one that best meets your needs.  
For more information on available opportunities, please contact Helen Johnson or (404) 240-2319.