IPT's Programs

The Institute is fortunate enough to serve over 6,000 members representing approximately 1,200 corporations, firms, or taxpayers throughout the United States and Canada.  A significant part of IPT's mission is to be the premier provider of state and local taxation (SALT) education for the benefit of IPT members and the SALT community.   IPT hosts over 20 in-person events annually through week-long schools, tax-specific symposiums, an annual conference, workshops and seminars, webinars, and a library of online learning sessions.  

As a member-run organization, IPT's educational offerings are created, developed, and administered by those who know the subject best, IPT Members.  Each program is carefully crafted to meet participants' needs, whether it is a study of fundamental principles or advanced concepts, and designed to apply knowledge gained to address the real-world issues tax professionals face every day.     

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IPT Programs Summary 


IPT offers schools that cover three tax disciplines, as well as credits & incentives, and provide varying levels of education from the study of fundamental concepts to advanced theory.   The schools are designed for tax professionals at every level of career development, whether they are new to the field or experienced practitioners.

Annual Conference 

The Annual Conference is held every summer and includes sessions pertinent to property, sales & use, state income, and value added taxation, as well as credits & incentives.  The program includes IPT's Annual Meeting of the Members and numerous networking events.  

Local Luncheons 

IPT has local luncheon groups in numerous cities across the US, which hold luncheon programs throughout the year. These local programs afford provide members and others whose primary corporate responsibility is in the area of state and local income, property and/or sales and use taxation to gather and discuss topics of mutual interest or concern.


IPT hosts five annual symposiums - sales& use, property, state income, and value added taxation and credits& incentives  -  that feature deep dive analysis of the pressing issues facing tax professionals within each discipline.

Virtual Education 

IPT currently has numerous courses available and offers both live session and in-demand online courses.  The courses include topics from fundamentals to advanced concepts as well as cover topical issues.  Check our online catalog often to see what courses are available.