General Information

The fifty-third Annual Clemson University Income Tax Course will consist of two day-long sessions offered individually in Florence, Spartanburg, Mt. Pleasant, Anderson, Charleston and Columbia during November and December 2014.

The course will feature federal and state income tax topics of current interest to tax practitioners.  Instructors will be Ronny Burkett, C.P.A. and S. Lynn Martin, C.P.A. and key tax professionals from the South Carolina Department of Revenue, and the Internal Revenue Service.


Due to limited space and advance purchase of course materials, ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS A MUST. Late registrants may not be accepted at some locations.

Click here to go to links for registration.  To register online you must pay by credit card.


A registration fee is charged for this course.  The fee covers the cost of two-day intensive instruction, publications, two luncheons, refreshments during breaks and meeting facilities. Online registration fee is $280.  If space is available, walk-ins will be accepted for a fee of $310.

Publications Included With This Program:
  • 2014 Income Tax Workbook
  • RIA Federal Tax Handbook
  • South Carolina Department of Revenue Tax Manual

(Above materials included in the registration fee.)  The retail value of this material is more than $150.

Taxpayer Advocate Service Representatives from the IRS will be available on the second day of each workshop to hear specific case problems.  (For many of you, this feature alone can offset the cost of the workshop.)  A Taxpayer Advocate for the SCDOR will be available at the Columbia location only on the second day.

Meals, Refreshments and Facilities

A noon meal is included on both days of the workshop. Refreshments are provided during breaks.  Most facilities have problems maintaining a uniform temperature.  For your comfort, we suggest you DRESS IN LAYERS.

Continuing Education Credits

The course awards 18 hours of continuing education credit for those who require credits for their professional license.  The course also provides 18 hours of continuing professional education including two hours of ethics for those individuals enrolled to practice before the Internal Revenue Service (enrolled agents).  For other preparers seeking CE for IRS reporting purposes, credits will show for each of the sections as listed below.  The course awards 15 hours of CLE credits for attorneys.

The break-down of credits is as follows:

Federal Tax Law:                         11.5 hours
Federal Tax Law Updates:              3 hours
Ethics:                                           2 hours
South Carolina Tax Law Updates:  1.5 hours

“We have entered into an agreement with the Office of Director of Practice, Internal Revenue Service, to meet the requirements of 31 Code of Federal Regulations, Section 10.6(g), covering maintenance of attendance records, retention of program outlines, qualifications of instructors and length of class hours.  This agreement does not constitute an endorsement by the Director of Practice as to the quality of program or its contribution to the professional competence of the enrolled individual.”