Getting a law degree vs. Masters in taxation?
I graduated college with an undergrad in accounting and finance. I am currently getting my cpa and working as a tax accountant. I am trying to figure out if i should pursue a law degree or get a masters in taxation. If I get a law degree,I am interested in specializing in tax law. I have allways wanted to attend law school, but I am told that there is an excess amount of lawyers, thus depressing wages. Further, my work will pay for a masters in taxation, but will not pay for a law degree. What do you think, law degree or masters in tax. To be honest, law school is a dream, but I think about alternatives, b/c of cost.
Asked By: hsingh86 - 8/8/2008
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WARNING: Jobs in the field of Law are drying up FAST!!! This is NOT a good field to invest in right now!!! Reasons: like you said: there are too many lawyers in this country (USA), there are TOO MANY law schools in the USA that continue to churn out TOO MANY attorneys and legal support staff... More
Answered By: mailaccount63 - 8/8/2008
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confusious said "if you are doing what you enjoy, you'll never work a day in your life" you have researched the criteria. what is your preference, what is your dream.......so follow it. did you ever consider.....oh...say ...business administration? it's worthy enough and includes both your law and accounting.
Answered By: phoenix - 8/8/2008
once you have the CPA, any thing more is a waste of time and money - why bother?
Answered By: Doctor Deth - 8/8/2008
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