UACES Facebook Income Tax School offers in-person, virtual options for advanced income tax preparation
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July 19, 2022

Income Tax School offers in-person, virtual options for advanced income tax preparation

By Tracy Courage
U of A System Division of Agriculture

 Fast Facts:

  • In-person training offered in Fayetteville, Jonesboro, Little Rock
  • Virtual school available Dec. 1-2
  • Participants earn 16 continuing professional education hours
  • Register at 

LITTLE ROCK — Professional tax preparers and anyone interested in advanced income tax preparation can learn about the latest tax code updates and what’s in store for the 2023 tax season by attending the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture's Income Tax School.

TAX TIME -- Extension's Income Tax School offers traning in advanced tax preparation ahead of the 2023 tax season.  (UADA image)

The two-day school is offered through the Community, Professional and Economic Development unit of the Cooperative Extension Service.

In-person training will be offered in three cities around Arkansas, including:

  • Jonesboro — Nov. 14-15, Red Wolf Convention Center, 223 Red Wolf Blvd.
  • Fayetteville — Nov. 17-18, Don Tyson Center for Agricultural Sciences, 1371 Altheimer Drive
  • Little Rock — Nov. 29-30, Cooperative Extension Service state office, 2301 S. University Ave.

A virtual option will be offered Dec. 1-2.

The cost of the two-day course is $270 for those who register before Aug. 26, or $310 after the priority registration deadline. Registration is available at

William “Bill” Laird, a retired Internal Revenue Service agent, and Curtis Davis, a licensed, self-employed CPA with more than two decades of tax experience, will be instructors at the schools.  

“Both of our instructors are experienced in preparing federal and Arkansas state income tax returns and in teaching others how to do so,” said Kim Magee, extension community, professional and economic development tax school director for the Division of Agriculture. “They will review current tax regulations and provide updates on changes in existing tax laws.”

The Income Tax School is approved by the IRS as a continuing education provider. Participants can earn 16 hours of continuing professional education credit, including two hours of ethics. 

Classes run 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. daily. A certificate of attendance will be awarded after class is dismissed on the second day.

For more information, contact Kim Magee at (501) 671-2081 or

To learn about extension programs in Arkansas, contact your local Cooperative Extension Service agent or visit To learn more about the Division of Agriculture, visit Follow us on Twitter at @AgInArk.

About the Division of Agriculture

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s mission is to strengthen agriculture, communities, and families by connecting trusted research to the adoption of best practices.

Through the Agricultural Experiment Station and the Cooperative Extension Service, the Division of Agriculture conducts research and extension work within the nation’s historic land grant education system.

The Division of Agriculture is one of 20 entities within the University of Arkansas System. It has offices in all 25 counties in Arkansas and faculty on five system campuses.

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers all its Extension and Research programs to all eligible persons without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, please contact 501-821-6884 as soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay. 

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Media Contact:
Tracy Courage
Director of Communications-Extension
University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture