Tax Preparer


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.

Location: Albert Lea, 100% Online
Program Starts: Fall, Spring
Course Plan: Two Semesters

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Required Core Courses (21 credits)

ACCT1021 Excel™ Spreadsheet Applications 3 CR
ACCT1022 QuickBooks™ Certification Training 3 CR
ACCT1031 Business Math/Calculators 3 CR
ACCT1040 Applied Individual Income Taxes 3 CR
ACCT1099 Payroll Accounting 2 CR
ACCT1120 Applied Business Income Taxation 3 CR
ACCT2011 Principles of Financial Accounting 4 CR