Internal Revenue Service United States Department of the Treasury
Level Basic Advanced Military International

Course Introduction Workout

Student Certification Paths


The Advanced course is designed for volunteers who will serve taxpayers whose situations span the full VITA/TCE spectrum. This course includes all of the following lessons and test:

  • Course Introduction
  • Affordable Care Act
  • Screening and Interviewing
  • Filing Basics and Filing Status
  • Personal and Dependency Exemptions
  • Income, including Unemployment Compensation, Business Income, Retirement Income, Social Security Income, Capital Gain or Loss, and Other Income
  • Schedule K-1 income
  • Adjustments to Income
  • Standard Deduction, Tax Computation, and Itemized Deductions
  • Credit for Child and Dependent Care
  • Education Credits
  • Foreign Tax Credit
  • Child Tax Credit
  • Miscellaneous Credits
  • Other Taxes
  • Payments
  • Earned Income Credit
  • Completing the Return
  • Test

To take the Advanced training course, click the Advanced tab on the Link & Learn Taxes e-learning introduction page.

Advanced course menu.