Program Goals and Outcomes

Tax preparation program goals and outcomes

The online Tax Preparation Program prepares students to prepare and file federal tax returns for individuals and small businesses and provides the skills necessary to accurately complete common tax forms and schedules according to all applicable tax codes and requirements. Additionally, graduates of the program can become certified tax preparers by successfully passing the National Bookkeepers Association's Tax Certification Exam.

Tax Preparation

Career Diploma 5-9 mo As low as $55/mo
800-523-0577 (9AM - 9PM EST)

Program Goal

To prepare students to prepare and file federal tax returns for individuals and small businesses and provide the skills necessary to accurately complete common tax forms and schedules according to all applicable tax codes and requirements.

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to...

  • Recognize and describe laws and regulations related to taxation for both individuals and small businesses and apply these appropriately to the preparation of tax forms
  • Calculate gross income and identify those elements of income that are included and excluded when making this calculation; identify common itemized deductions including medical expenses, charitable contributions, and others; identify and calculate tax losses; identify and calculate deductible business expenses
  • Apply capital gains and losses to property transactions; accurately complete a basic Form 1040 Individual Tax Return with typical itemized deductions for a family

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