Graduate Tax Program

Graduate Tax Program

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The Graduate Tax Program at the University of California, Irvine School of Law offers an innovative curriculum that instills students with both the doctrinal depth and the practical skills needed to practice tax law at the highest levels, in the United States or abroad.

The Graduate Tax Program aims to produce graduates who are prepared for careers as tax attorneys, judges, tax administrators and policy advocates, as well as markedly enhance the tax skills of those who are already members of the tax profession.

In designing its innovative curriculum, the program’s founding tax faculty consulted tax practitioners, government administrators, tax policy advocates and other industry experts to develop a world-class educational experience at one of the premiere law schools in the United States.  At the center of the curriculum is a mandatory practical tax skills requirement, which is completed through tax externships, tax clinics, or specially designed tax classes. Ours is the only program in the United States that makes practical tax skills an inherent, mandatory part of the academic curriculum. 

Upcoming Events

Incoming Tax Students Networking Reception

The inaugural LL.M. class of the brand-new Graduate Tax Program is expected to arrive on campus this August. We are hosting a networking reception for...

8/16 4pm
Orange County Young Tax Lawyers Networking Event

Please joint the Orange County Young Tax Lawyers as we mix and mingle with tax practitioners in the community!

8/28 6pm
Graduate Tax Program Career Day

Please attend our employer outreach day where private tax practitioners, accounting firms and governmental agencies will be interviewing UCI students!...

10/11 9am
The 2nd UCI - A. Lavar Taylor Tax Symposium

Details to come

2/24/2020 8am

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