Tax Preparer | Riverland Community College Accredited 2-Year Minnesota School Offering Programs to Southern, MN - Riverland

Tax Preparer

Why choose the Tax Preparer program at Riverland?

All the accounting courses at Riverland are available in an online format. This allows you great flexibility to complete your course work from anywhere you have an internet connection, anytime of day.

The Tax Preparation Certificate will provide you with a basic understanding of income tax law and income tax procedures for individuals, corporations, partnerships, as well as payroll tax returns. As part of the program, you'll prepare basic individual income tax returns for others.

What will I study?

  • QuickBooks™ Certification Training
  • Business Math/Calculators
  • Applied Individual Income Taxes
  • Payroll Accounting
  • Applied Business Income Taxation
  • Principles of Financial Accounting

What are my career options after graduating this program?

Job Title Examples
Tax Advisor, Tax Associate, Tax Consultant, Certified Income Tax Preparer (CTP), Corporate Tax Preparer, Income Tax Preparer, Paraprofessional, Tax Specialist

Where Do Tax Preparers Work?

  • Tax Preparers often work in the following industries.
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
  • Credit Intermediation and Related Activities


Are there any special scholarships related to this program I can apply for?

The college offers several scholarships for students to help with the cost of their education.

Program specific scholarships available:

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Last Updated: March 20, 2018

    Quick Facts
  • Certificate
  • 21 Credits | Two Semesters
  • Location: Albert Lea, 100% Online
  • Offering: Fall, Spring

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