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english for tax professionals

English for Tax Professionals 1

360,00 
  • 24 teaching units
  • 12 weekly lessons
  • 90 minutes
  • Format: Group (3-8)
  • Place: Online
  • ZENITH lingo Language Academy
    Course start: 2023-01-24
  • ZENITH lingo Language Academy
    Course end: 2023-04-27
  • ZENITH lingo Language Academy
    Registration end: 2023-01-20
Course ID: ETP_1
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Weekly:
2 units (90 minutes) / 4 units (180 minutes) / 6 units (270 minutes) / 8 units (360 minutes) / 10 units (450 minutes) / 12 units (540 minutes)

Semi-intensive:
25 units (1.125 minutes) distributed to 5 half-day lessons, 5 units (225 minutes) per day

Intensive:
24 units (1.080 minutes) distributed to 3 full-day lessons, 8 units (360 minutes) per day

1. Course description

The English for Tax Professionals 1 course is a comprehensive introduction to the English language concerning taxation. This course is designed for non-native English speakers working in the field of taxation or those looking to improve their English skills specifically for taxation purposes. The course material covers basic tax vocabulary, common phrases, and idioms used in tax documents and explores cultural differences in tax systems and practices.

The course aims to:

  • Build a strong foundation in tax vocabulary and terminology in English
  • Understand and use common phrases and idioms in tax documents
  • Improve communication skills when discussing tax matters in English
  • Understand and navigate cultural differences in tax systems and practices

Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Confidently communicate about tax matters in English
  • Effectively read and understand tax documents in English
  • Have a deeper understanding of cultural differences in tax systems and practices

Assessment will include class participation, quizzes, and a final evaluation. Prerequisites for the course include a basic understanding of the English language and grammar, and while not required, some knowledge of taxation systems and practices is helpful.

Upon successfully completing the English for Tax Professionals 1 course, learners will be awarded a Certificate of Completion. Those who demonstrate active participation in at least 85% of the classes and achieve a score of 90% or higher on course assessments will be eligible to receive a Certificate of Achievement. These certificates serve as recognition of the student’s dedication and accomplishment in the course.

2. What you will learn

In ZENITH lingo’s an English for Tax Professionals 1 course, you will expect to learn the following:

Technical tax terminology and concepts in English: You will learn the specific language and vocabulary used in the tax industry, including terms related to tax laws and regulations, tax preparation and filing, and accounting principles.

Reading and interpreting tax-related materials: You will practice reading and understanding various tax-related texts, including laws and regulations, financial statements, and tax documents.

Writing tax-related documents and reports: You will learn how to write clear and concise tax-related documents, such as reports, proposals, and emails, using appropriate language and formatting.

Speaking and listening skills for tax-related tasks: You will practice participating in meetings and discussions about tax-related topics, giving presentations, and explaining complex concepts in English.

By the end of the course, you should be able to communicate effectively and accurately in English about tax-related topics. You will have the confidence and skills necessary to succeed in your professional career.

 

CUSTOMIZED COURSE

If you need a different schedule, group size, or content for some lessons, you can customize the course for your particular needs. To get the most out of it, you must book a minimum of 24 units (24 x 45 minutes).

In what formats can I customize the course?

You can customize the English for Tax Professionals 1 course in all formats:

Venue:

ZENITH lingo language classes take part in one of the following venues:

  • online: For online classes ZENITH lingo uses Zoom platform
  • on-site*: These are locations organized by customers.
  • in-house*: These locations are organized by ZENITH lingo

*available only in Mainz, Germany

Class size:

Class size classification defines number of participants per course.

  • one-to-one: 1 participant only
  • pair: 2 participants
  • small group: 3-5 participants
  • mid-size group: 6-10 participants
  • big group: 11-15 participants

Intensity:

You can choose in what intensity you would like to take your preparation course.

  • Weekly courses consist of 24 units (1.080 minutes) distributed to 12 lessons; 2 units (90 minutes) per lesson without a break. Each lesson is offered weekly. That means each booking lasts 12 weeks.
  • Intensive courses consist of 24 units (1.080 minutes) distributed to 3 full-day lessons; 8 units (360 minutes) per day with four 15 minutes coffee breaks and one-hour lunch break per day.
  • Semi-intensive courses consist of 25 units (1.125 minutes) distributed to 5 half-day lessons; 5 units (225 minutes) per day with one 15 minutes coffee break.

3. Who is this course for?

  • tax accountants
  • tax consultants
  • tax lawyers
  • tax auditors
  • financial advisors
  • business lawyers
  • tax agency officials
  • accountancy/taxation students
  • business administration students
  • business law students

4. Course program

Lesson 1

Introduction to Taxation

  • Definition of taxation
  • Types of taxes
  • Taxation system in different countries
  • The role of taxation in society
Lesson 2

Tax Terminology

  • Introduction to common tax terms and phrases in English
  • Practice using tax terminology in sentences and conversation
Lesson 3

Tax Forms and Documents

  • Review of different tax forms and documents in English
  • Practice filling out tax forms and understanding instructions
Lesson 4

Tax Deductions and Credits

  • Identifying eligible deductions and credits
  • Proper documentation and record-keeping for deductions and credits
  • Common mistakes to avoid when claiming deductions and credits
Lesson 5

TEST

Lesson 6

Personal Income Tax

  • Determining tax liability based on income level
  • Understanding tax deductions and exemptions
  • Filing a personal income tax return
Lesson 7

Business Taxes

  • Types of business taxes (e.g. corporate income tax, sales tax)
  • Tax planning for businesses
  • Filing business tax returns
Lesson 8

International Taxation

  • Understanding double taxation agreements
  • Taxation of foreign income and assets
  • Transfer pricing and tax avoidance
Lesson 9

Case Studies in Taxation

  • Practice applying English language skills in real-world tax scenarios
  • Group discussion and analysis of tax case studies
Lesson 10

Tax Audits and Appeals

  • What triggers a tax audit
  • Preparing for a tax audit
  • Handling a tax audit and the appeal process
Lesson 11

Tax Ethics and Professionalism

  • Professional conduct in tax practice
  • Confidentiality and client privilege
  • Ethical issues in taxation
Lesson 12

Final Review and Exam

  • Review of all material covered in the course
  • Final exam to test understanding and application of tax terminology in English.

 

Lesson 1

Introduction to Taxation

  • Definition of taxation
  • Types of taxes
  • Taxation system in different countries
  • The role of taxation in society
Lesson 2

Tax Terminology

  • Introduction to common tax terms and phrases in English
  • Practice using tax terminology in sentences and conversation
Lesson 3

Tax Forms and Documents

  • Review of different tax forms and documents in English
  • Practice filling out tax forms and understanding instructions
Lesson 4

Tax Deductions and Credits

  • Identifying eligible deductions and credits
  • Proper documentation and record-keeping for deductions and credits
  • Common mistakes to avoid when claiming deductions and credits
Lesson 5

TEST

Lesson 6

Personal Income Tax

  • Determining tax liability based on income level
  • Understanding tax deductions and exemptions
  • Filing a personal income tax return
Lesson 7

Business Taxes

  • Types of business taxes (e.g. corporate income tax, sales tax)
  • Tax planning for businesses
  • Filing business tax returns
Lesson 8

International Taxation

  • Understanding double taxation agreements
  • Taxation of foreign income and assets
  • Transfer pricing and tax avoidance
Lesson 9

Case Studies in Taxation

  • Practice applying English language skills in real-world tax scenarios
  • Group discussion and analysis of tax case studies
Lesson 10

Tax Audits and Appeals

  • What triggers a tax audit
  • Preparing for a tax audit
  • Handling a tax audit and the appeal process
Lesson 11

Tax Ethics and Professionalism

  • Professional conduct in tax practice
  • Confidentiality and client privilege
  • Ethical issues in taxation
Lesson 12

Final Review and Exam

  • Review of all material covered in the course
  • Final exam to test understanding and application of tax terminology in English.

 

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FAQ

What is a language course?
A language course at ZENITH lingo is a set of language lessons designed to assist or guide customers to improve their communication skills in a particular language.
What is a lesson?
Time spent with a language teacher to learn a language is a lesson which consist of teaching units.
What is a unit or teaching unit?
A unit or teaching unit is 45 minutes.
What is the minimum number of teaching units per lesson?
Minimum number of teaching units per lesson is two (2 x 45 minutes) or 90 minutes. Maximum number of teaching units per lesson is eight (8 x 45 minutes) or 360 minutes.
Can I book only one unit per lesson?
Unfortunately, currently we cannot offer only one-unit lesson to our clients.
What is the minimum number of lessons per course?
In group courses, we have determined number of lessons per course.
What equipment do I need to study English online with ZENITH lingo?
We recommend using a laptop or desktop computer as it makes it easier to follow our digital coursebooks. However, you can join online classes simply with your smart phone. We are currently using Zoom for our video lessons, so it is best if you download the Zoom software.

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