EY Young Tax Professional of the Year

EY Young Tax Professional of the Year is an exciting international competition that identifies and rewards the next generation of leaders in business, tax, law and technology.

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The Young Tax Professional of the Year (YTPY) competition gives students a special opportunity to showcase a range of tax, legal and general business knowledge as well as analytical and presentation skills in a multi-step, case-study challenge. The first step is the US competition. The US winner advances to the global level, where she or he networks and competes with other high performers from more than 20 countries around the world.

Applicants have the opportunity to build their brand and exercise their knowledge and skills all in one prestigious competition.

Opportunities for applicants include:

  • Grow their network and learn from EY tax leaders
  • Collaborate with students from across US and the world
  • Enhance their presentation and communication skills
  • Differentiate themselves as future leaders
  • Compete to win prizes including scholarship money


First place US winner:

  • Wins a school scholarship award
  • Advances to the global YTPY competition

Second place US runner-up:

  • Wins a school scholarship award

US finalists:

  • Collaborate with US finalists in a virtual round of networking, skill-building and case study competitions
  • Meet EY Tax leaders

    Hear what prior competitors have to say about their experience with EY Young Tax Professional of the Year.

      The global competition

      During the Young Tax Professional of the Year international final, successful finalists from more than 20 countries will virtually meet, network and team with other students, EY tax leadership and academics faculty.

      Participants will be challenged with case studies, oral presentations and interviews with experienced judges from business and academia. The finalists will be invited to a prestigious awards ceremony where — after a final review of performance throughout the competition — the three winners of the Global Young Tax Professional of the Year will be announced.

      Watch the full experience from our 2019 global competition.

      Hear prior competitors describe what inspires them about EY.

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