UVM Extension Tax School is THE place to get the latest in-depth and up-to-date training on new tax law and regulations.

Taught by an experienced group of highly qualified and certified instructors, our Tax School provides the most relevant topics that you need to stay on top of tax legislation that impacts this year's returns and into the future.

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Speakers and organization were terrific.  I am a 'first-timer' and had no idea what to expect. Very worth the time and drive.

- Tax School Attendee


2019 Income Tax Schools & Business Success Planning Seminars

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The Tax School delivers the latest Federal and Vermont Tax information.

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Download the PDF icon2019 Tax School Agenda


  • November 5-6 at Champlain Valley Exposition, Essex Junction, Vt. (8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
  • November 12-13 at Killington Grand Resort Hotel, Killington, Vt.(8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

Fees / Registration Opens July 15

Early Registration: $345, July 15 - September 17
General Registration: $385, September 18 – October 29
ESSEX Late Registration: $490 on/after October 30
KILLINGTON Late Registration: $490 on/after November 6

Registration includes instruction, lunches, refreshments and Tax Workbook with CD.

Business Succession Planning Seminar

This session will be offered from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. the day before the two-day Tax Schools:  Monday, November 4 in Essex Junction and Monday, November 11 in Killington. The cost is $55 per person. Participants may register by following the link (below) to the two-day Tax School location where this will be offered.

The presenter is John Davis, CPA, CFP, PFS, CVA, CEPA, Managing Partner and Founder of Davis and Hodgdon Associates. John will present this two-hour Business Succession Planning Seminar. He has over 30 years of public accounting experience that includes implementing exit strategies for many clients. He holds the designation Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA) and he will be presenting on the following topics:

  • A brief discussion of how to value a business
  • Common mistakes people make when selling their businesses
  • What business owners need to consider when creating a transition plan
  • Professional resources available to those looking to sell their businesses
  • Various options a business owner has for succession planning – such as an ESOP, sale to an employee, or sale to a family member (and even a liquidation sometimes is a viable option)

Online Registration Form

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program please contact Elaine Burnor or Peggy Manahan at 1-800-639-2130 by October 14, 2019 so we may assist you.

Registered participants will have access to online course materials in November.


Any reference to commercial products, trade names, or brand names is for information only, and no endorsement or approval is intended.