Cornell Income Tax Conferences

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SAVE THE DATE for 2020 Tax Conferences

Summer Partnership Tax Conferences

    • September 28 – Syracuse at the Double Tree
    • September 29 – Rochester at the RIT Inn & Conference Center

Fall Income Tax Conferences

In-Depth Tax Conferences

    • October 27 & 28 – Binghamton at the DoubleTree
    • November 4 & 5 – Saratoga Springs at the Holiday Inn
    • November 9 & 10 – Rochester at the RIT Inn & Conference Center
    • November 11 & 12 – Buffalo at the Milennium Hotel
    • November 16 & 17 – Syracuse at Holiday Inn Syracuse/Liverpool

Mostly 1040 Plus Ethics Conferences 

    • November 16 & 17 – Syracuse at Holiday Inn Syracuse/Liverpool
    • November 18 & 19 – Rochester at the RIT inn & Conference Center

*Note*: The Syracuse In-Depth Tax Conference and the Syracuse Mainly 1040 Plus Ethics Conference will both be held at the same location and on the same dates. The group will be split to accommodate the differing training needs of the attendees.

If you did not receive a flyer in the mail for last year’s tax schools, please contact the Tax School Registrar at or call 607-255-1585 to make sure that we have your correct information.

We conduct research and offer educational programs targeted toward tax preparers, consultants, and attorneys who work with and prepare tax returns for individuals, small businesses, and farmers.

The Cornell tax schools have run continuously for over 60 years. Our current schools are taught by small business and farm tax experts.

The programs are for Continuing Education credits by the IRS. Depending on the class there are 2, 8 or up to 16 CPE Credits Available for New York State CPA’s and 15 CPE Credits for Other Tax Return Preparers and Enrolled Agents. (The Fall classes also meets the requirements of the CFP Board.)

The tax school is led by Gregory J. Bouchard, Senior Extension Associate. Greg has many years of tax experience as well as tax school teaching experience.

Click Here for Tax Updates and Links
The most recent tax updates and links to various tax resources.

For more information

Our Two-Day In-Depth Tax Conference

This is a faster paced program that covers tax law updates and individual (Form 1040) income tax issues, but also includes information on LLC, Partnership, Corporate, Estate and Gift Issues where applicable. It does not include a 2 hour Ethics presentation.

Our Two-Day Mainly 1040 Plus Ethics Conference

This course concentrates on Form 1040 items and includes 2 hours of Federal Tax Ethics. It does not go into depth on Business Partnership, LLC, Corporate, Entity or Estate and Gift Issues.

NOTE:The Ethics portion of the course is not approved for CPAs or CFPs. Ethics is for IRS requirements ONLY not NYS.

Our Entity and Specialty Seminars, click here for details.

A variety of detailed courses on business entities and issues such as Limited Liability Companies, estate and gift issues, and S Corporations.

Cornell Income Tax Schools

NYS CPE Sponsor ID #000663

Register early and save: Registration fees are based on the schools being offered and are made available once they are determined. We offer an early registration period which provides discounted rates.

Tax School Cancellation/Refund Policy: We must be notified in writing; an e-mail message is okay.

  • If we are notified at least two weeks before the school begins, the cancellation fee is $45.00
  • If we are notified within two weeks of the school, but no later than one day prior to the last business day before the school begins, the cancellation fee is $145.00
  • Cancellations received any later will not receive a refund but will be sent the materials handed out at the school.

No Shows: Registrants who do not attend will be sent the materials handed out at the school.

Note: Substitution of attendees is permitted but must be approved by the Registrar, prior to the class.

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Privacy Policy: We do not share or sell your personal information, nor do we use it for any purpose except to process payments or contact you.