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Taxation

Learn essential core tax concepts in our 4-course Taxation Certificate. Quickly acquire industry-relevant skills, tools and knowledge of current technology for a career in tax preparation and representation. Courses can be taken online or in the classroom.

This program is perfect for...

  • Tax preparers who need additional training to advance in their careers
  • Accountants or attorneys interested in a tax specialization
  • Individuals working in investments or accounting who want to expand their expertise
  • Those looking to change careers into tax preparation

What you can learn.

  • Practices and procedures of the Internal Revenue Service, from rulings, collections, and criminal enforcement with specific references to statutes and regulations
  • Classification of corporations and associations, organization of corporations, transfers of property, small business stock, dividend distributions, earnings, and profits
  • Individual income taxation issues, including: tax determination, exemptions, gross income, general and itemized deductions, and all expenses, gains, and losses
  • The tax and legal aspects of forming, operating, and dissolving partnerships

About this certificate.

Our Taxation Certificate serves as the foundation of a customizable training plan based on your interests and needs in the industry. It can be stacked with specializations in taxation or accounting to further enhance your marketable skills.

Dive deeper into taxation principles with a specialization in: 

What our students say about our certificates.

What our certificates have done for our students.

85%

feel a certificate helped them enhance their careers

1 in 4

received a salary increase after starting a certificate program

50%

switched careers after completing a certificate program

85%

recommend a certificate program to others

Source: UCLA Extension Certificate Graduates Survey

Courses

Click below to view the required and elective courses, if applicable, for this program.

Required Courses
MGMT X 427.111
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 427.8
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 427.9
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
MGMT X 127
Typically Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Suggested Prerequisites

Suggested Prerequisites: MGMT X 1A and MGMT X1B Principles of Accounting

Estimated Cost Breakdown

All courses in this program are paid for individually, unless otherwise noted. An application form is required to establish candidacy in this program. From the 'Apply Now' button, complete the online application and pay the application fee if applicable.

Application & Candidacy Fee

100.00

Estimated Program Tuition

3060.00

Estimated program textbook/materials

500.00

*The Application & Candidacy Fee establishes your candidacy in the program for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and may allow you to access a variety of program benefits.

**Federal Financial Aid Gainful Employment Disclosures

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges and universities to disclose certain information for any financial aid eligible program that, “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation”. This information includes program costs; occupations that the program prepares students to enter; occupational profiles; on time completion rate; and for the most recent award year: the number of students who have completed the program, the number of students who complete the program within the estimated duration, the job placement rate, and the median Title IV and private loan debt incurred by those who complete the program. For gainful employment information for this program, visit our Financial Aid page.

An internship in taxation can provide you with practical experience in a variety of job functions. Certificate students must complete a minimum of 16 units of program curriculum (4 courses) before enrolling in the internship.

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