The American Institute of Certified Tax Coaches is an independent not-for-profit corporation. AICTC is a collaborative network of elite professionals who are using tax planning as a way to establish profitable, consultative practices. The AICTC is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of Continuing Profesional Education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.
The AICTC is the only organization providing hands-on training, proven systems, tools, support, and the Certified Tax Coach (CTC) designation. When graduates achieve the CTC credential, the designation conveys their unique expertise in tax planning.
The AICTC’s Vision:
To affirm tax planning as a central discipline in financial services.
- To create and support a network of professionals trained to help their clients achieve success and security by overcoming their biggest financial obstacle;
- To create consumer demand for tax planning services by emphasizing the value of those services;
- To provide professionals the tools they need to accomplish this mission;
- To connect taxpayers with this network of professionals.
- Integrity: Maintain the integrity of the designation by emphasizing the power of ProActive Tax Planning within the bounds of the law.
- Inspiration: Inspire our members to realize their dreams by building the practice they’ve always wanted.
- Accountability: Hold members accountable to themselves and their clients.
- Education: To educate our members and their clients.
About The American Institute of Certified Tax Coaches
The American Institute of Certified Tax Coaches is an independent, not-for-profit corporation which trains and certifies tax professionals in the philosophy of proactive tax planning. The organization, which administers the Certified Tax Coach designation, upholds a strict Code of Ethics to ensure the highest standards of integrity and excellence among its members. The organization also offers a network of resources, ongoing education, and joint venture opportunities to its members. Founded in 2009 in San Diego, CA by Ms. Dominique Molina, CPA and Edward Lyon, JD, Certified Tax Coach is quickly becoming the premier organization for helping business owners and investors keep more of what they earn.
About the Certified Tax Coach Designation
The Certified Tax Coach designation denotes financial expertise, tax planning excellence, and outstanding customer satisfaction. All Certified Tax Coaches attend an intensive, three-day proprietary training academy, and are required to attend 24 additional hours each year of continuing professional education in proactive tax planning. Attendees become well versed in high-impact tax planning strategies, and are offered additional continuing education courses to expand their specialized knowledge. Professionals with the Certified Tax Coach designation know how to save their clients thousands of dollars that would otherwise be wasted on unnecessary taxes.
About Certified Tax Coaches
Certified Tax Coaches are tax professionals with advanced training in proactive tax planning, who specialize in finding deductions, credits, loopholes, and strategies to help their clients pay less tax. This elite network of tax professionals includes certified public accountants (CPAs), enrolled agents (EAs), certified financial planners (CFPs), attorneys, and financial service providers. There are fewer than 200 skilled professionals in 40 states who have achieved this specialized designation.
About Dominique Molina, CPA CTC
Dominique Molina is the co-founder and President of the American Institute of Certified Tax Coaches. Prior to founding Certified Tax Coach, Ms. Molina successfully managed her own practice, AccountOnIt, a San Diego-based, full-service tax, accounting, and business consulting firm, serving hundreds of business owners and investors across the country for seven years. Preceding this, Ms. Molina assisted a variety of clients for the largest independently owned CPA firm in San Diego. Ms. Molina received her bachelor’s degree in Accounting from San Diego State University.
Ms. Molina frequently appears as a tax expert and TV guest in regional television markets, including San Diego, Los Angeles, Honolulu, and New Orleans. Her excellent media credentials, professionalism, and outgoing personality allow her to provide expert advice on tax issues for thousands of Southern Californians. Ms. Molina is also a published author of two books on taxation. Her latest co-authored book, Breaking the Tax Code, is set for release in March 2011. A frequent lecturer and speaker, Ms. Molina often teaches at Professional Accountant Associations, and instructs continuing professional education for various organizations.
About Ed Lyon, JD CTC
Edward A. Lyon, JD, is a graduate of Hamilton College and The University of Cincinnati College of Law, where he served as Executive Editor of The University of Cincinnati Law Review. He began his career as a Legislative Analyst for U.S. Representatives Jack Kemp and Dick Cheney.
Ed is the creator of the TaxCoach Software system for tax-planning professionals and co-founder and Vice-president of the American Institute for Certified Tax Coaches. He has appeared on over 200 television, radio, and Internet broadcasts, including CNN’s Saturday Morning and Sunday Morning, CNBC’s Power Lunch, MSNBC’s Morning Blend, Fox News Channel’s Fox News Now and Fox on Money. He even appeared on The Roseanne Show, which dubbed him “the funniest tax guy in America.”