Certificate in Income Tax II (Income Tax Preparer)

The Income Tax II Certificate will provide our students with intermediate income tax training and help to prepare the student for tax preparer position within local income tax preparation practice as wells within a private and local governmental organization's accounting department. Job duties include preparing and filing federal and state income tax return for individuals and small businesses, reviewing tax returns, preparing estimated payments, and basic tax planning. This program covers topics included in Parts 2 and 3 of the IRS Enrolled Agent Exam. 

Certificate of Achievement Level Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Income Tax II (Income Tax Preparer) Certificate of Achievement will:

  1. Utilized commercial tax preparation software to prepare individual and business tax returns
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of income laws applicable to individuals and business entities.
  3. Explain the requirements and regulations governing the conduct of tax practitioners.
Required courses:
ACCT 111Taxation of Business Entities4
ACCT 112Computerized Income Tax Preparation2
ACCT 114Volunteer Income Tax Assistance II2
ACCT 116Tax Practices and Procedures3
Total Units11

1-Term Curriculum Map Example
This map represents one possible pathway through the program and is only for reference.

*It is highly recommended that you make an appointment to create a customized education plan that fits your needs

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
ACCT 110 Income Tax Accounting 4
ACCT 113 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance I 1
ACCT 112 Computerized Income Tax Preparation 2
Spring Term 1
ACCT 114 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance II 2
ACCT 111 Taxation of Business Entities 4
ACCT 116 Tax Practices and Procedures 3
 Total Units16

Career Opportunities

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