Tau Alpha Chi

The Founding Chapter School of Accountancy J. Mack Robinson College of Business Georgia State University

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 What is Tau Alpha Chi?

Tau Alpha Chi is a professional organization established to promote scholastic and professional excellence in the field of taxation. Founded in 1983 at Georgia State University, Tau Alpha Chi has initiated over 2000 members, currently averaging 60 active members per semester. Tau Alpha Chi membership is open to undergraduate, graduate, and law students with a common interest -- the area of taxation.

What Are Tau Alpha Chi's Goals and Objectives?

The constitutionally defined objectives of Tau Alpha Chi are:

  • To encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the field of taxation
  • To provide opportunities for association among members and professionals in the area of taxation.
  • To cultivate a sense of responsibility and service with its members.
  • To foster high moral and ethical standards among membership.
  • To encourage professional development.
  • To promote better understanding and knowledge of national, international, state, and local taxation.

Why Join a Professional Honorary Tax Association?

Tau Alpha Chi provides a unique opportunity for accounting students with a specialty interest in the area of taxation. At Georgia State University, Tau Alpha Chi complements other accounting organizations and extends the program opportunities to meet the needs of business students.

How Do Members Benefit?

Students find that Tau Alpha Chi significantly enhances the classroom educational process. Experienced professionals, Becker representatives, IRS commissioners, Tax Court judges, CPA firm partners, and other experienced professionals speak at Tau Alpha Chi membership meetings on current tax topics. Support by the university and local businesses has continually provided students with the benefit of highlighting their interest and academic pursuit while facilitating the candidate selection process.

Tau Alpha Chi provides a forum for social interaction and networking with individuals who recruit in the field, not only in the local market but nationally.



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