About the U.S. International Tax Certificate Program

The U.S. International Tax Certificate program is a comprehensive learning program geared to help global finance and accounting professionals navigate the highly complex world of international taxation. The certificate program is made up of a three-part series to take you from mastering the essential principles and concepts to building and applying your knowledge.

Developed in partnership with Grant Thornton, this self-study online certificate program is valuable to anyone who needs to understand the complexities of international taxation.

Why Earn the U.S. International Tax Certificate?

  • Prepares you to appropriately plan for and ensure compliance with applicable tax regulations within your jurisdiction and globally
  • Helps you identify the issues related to international tax and provide appropriate solutions to your clients
  • Equips you with the knowledge and skills needed to operate your business effectively and efficiently on a global scale

How to Earn the US international Tax Certificate

To earn the U.S. International Tax Certificate, you must complete the following three-part series. Upon completion of each bundle, you will be awarded a digital badge. Once you accumulate all three digital badges, you will be awarded the U.S. International Tax Certificate.

Badge One

Badge Two

Badge Three



 U.S. International Tax: Core Concepts

The U.S. International Tax: Core Concepts bundle offers you the opportunity to build a solid foundation in U.S. international taxation. This two-course series covers topics such as distinguishing the differences between various types of global tax systems and certain characteristics of each, entity classifications and different forms of operating a business in a foreign country.

Learning objectives

  • Distinguish the differences between various types of global tax systems and certain characteristics of each
  • Recognize the choice of entity considerations
  • Recognize U.S. income sourcing rules
  • Identify the basic principles of inbound and outbound taxation and identify transactions that generate tax issues for each
  • Recognize how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has impacted international taxation

 U.S. International Tax: Inbound and Outbound Transactions

This five-course series covers topics including distinguishing the differences between various types of inbound and outbound transactions, in order to help you build a solid foundation in U.S. international taxation.

Learning objectives

  • Determine U.S. shareholder and CFC status under the new rules from tax reform.
  • Recognize the operating rules of subpart F income.
  • Recognize the Foreign Tax Credit Rules and key concepts.
  • Identify issues related to dual consolidated losses, foreign currency rules and regimes under U.S. tax law.
  • Identify detailed rules covering sourcing, withholding and compliance issues.

 U.S. International Tax: Advanced Issues (Will release in Fall)