Curriculum

Tax Preparation Course Curriculum

Penn Foster’s online Tax Preparation course curriculum covers topics that can help prepare you for a professional tax preparer career. In your online courses, you'll learn essential industry knowledge including how to determine taxable and non-taxable income, how to calculate income from various courses, taxation laws, regulation, and more.

Tax Preparation

Career Diploma 5 months As low as $59/mo
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Tax Preparation Course Curriculum

  • 17.6 continuing education units (CEUs)
  • 4 courses
  • 10 exams
  • 1 graded project


Estimated completion time:

  • Fast track = 5 months
  • Average time = 6 months

With Penn Foster, you can learn at whatever pace works best for you. Some learners will be more comfortable moving faster, and dedicating more time, and the fast track estimate will apply to them. The average track will apply to most learners who can dedicate a few hours per week to completing their coursework.

Note: We reserve the right to change program content and materials when it becomes necessary.

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