Digital Badging Credentials

A simple, verifiable way to notify your network about your skillset.

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Exciting news, Surgent Income Tax School now offers digital badges for some of our key programs, through Credly, a market leader in the digital credentialing space!

Graduates of our Comprehensive Tax Course and/or one or more of our Chartered Tax Certificate Programs can now claim their badge(s) and share their professional credentials on popular social channels, networking sites, personal websites, and in emails with web-enabled credentials powered by Credly. This new standard for communicating achievements provides:

  • A secure, online version of your credential(s)
  • An overview of what it took to earn your credential(s)
  • An overview of the skills gained while earning your credential(s)
  • Access to Credly labor market insights (LMI) that relate your skills to available jobs
  • A trusted method for employers, customers, and clients to verify your credential(s)

Why claim a digital badge?

The first step to improving your skills and your career is gaining expertise. The next step is letting people know about it.



Our digital badges contain verifiable data to show what you have learned and how you learned it, giving real insight into what your certificate means!



You've earned it, now show it off! Badges can be shared across numerous social media platforms and can be embedded into email signatures, resumes, and webpages.



Self-reporting skills can introduce doubt into the hiring process. Badging establishes a transparent, legitimate way to tell people about your skills and competencies!


Check It Out For Yourself

Surgent Income Tax School currently offers 3 digital badges

Curious about which companies are hiring people with your expertise? Credly can connect you with job opportunities! Just click into the skills tags on any of our certificate badges to learn more.

So, what are you waiting for? Explore our digital badges powered by the Credly platform.

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How to claim your badge? It’s easy!


Complete a Credly Badge Program!

Once you've completed all Surgent ITS learning modules and other requirements, you'll receive an email inviting you to claim your badge.


Claim your Credly badge!

Use the link provided in the invitation email to setup a profile with Credly. Once created you'll be able to claim your digital badge.


Share Your New Credential

Start by sharing your badge on LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter. Or add it to your email signature or webpage for added visibility!

Have you already completed a Surgent Income Tax School program that offers a Credly badge and would like to claim your badge?

Please reach out to our Customer Care team at

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See what our Surgent ITS customers are saying about our programs



"Highly recommend. Tough and demanding course. You will be prepared when you finish!"


Tamesha J.

"It is great getting to learn at my own pace. For someone who did not go to school for anything tax related, I commend the institution on doing a great job with the curriculum and course materials. It is easy to understand. If you are having second thoughts about whether or not you should attend, The Income Tax School is definitely a great school!"


Steven S.

"While the particular course I’m enrolled in is quite challenging, I’m very pleased with the detail that the school affords its students within its coursework. I must say it is a great investment for those seeking to understand the intricacies of the income tax system."

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