Instructor support is provided through e-mail by experienced practicing tax professionals employed by Peoples Income Tax, Inc., of which The Income Tax School, founded in 1990, is a division. Peoples operates multiple tax offices in central Virginia and licenses income tax school systems and tax practice management manuals to independent tax firms nationwide. The school is certified by the State Council of Higher Education of Virginia (SCHEV) and all instructors meet SCHEV requirements. The school's founder and CEO, Charles E. McCabe, a 40-year veteran tax industry executive, has managed hundreds of tax preparation offices. Mr. McCabe has a B.S. degree from Adelphi University and an Executive M.B.A. degree and A.B.D. from Pace University. He is a national speaker, teacher, and author on income tax and tax practice management. Mr. McCabe is also Founding Chairman of the National Alliance of Tax Business Owners (www.natbo.net). He serves on the Virginia Career College Advisory Board of the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) and the Dean's Advisory Council of the School of Continuing Studies of the University of Richmond.