Fundamentals of Tax Preparation

MGMT 822.12

Understand the basics for preparing tax returns. This course is ideal for those considering a career as a tax preparer and provides a foundation for the Enrolled Agent (EA) Exam Review.

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Spring
Summer
Remote Instruction
Starting at $295.00
As few as 2 weeks
2.0

What you can learn.

  • Research tax issues for most Form 1040 individual, non-business taxpayers; plus the basics of Schedule C/self-employed tax returns
  • Learn the processes for filing a return, including electronic filing, refund and payment options, estimated tax payments, and amended returns
  • Discuss the practices, procedures, and ethics required for Enrolled Agents (EA), the process for attaining EA certification, and potential career paths

About this course:

This introductory course provides a foundation for the Enrolled Agent (EA) Exam Review and is ideal for those considering a career as a tax preparer. Students are provided the basics for preparing tax returns and how to research tax issues for most Form 1040 individual, non-business taxpayers, plus the basics of Schedule C/self-employed tax returns.  The processes for filing a return, including electronic filing, refund and payment options, estimated tax payments, and amended returns are covered. Students also learn how tax software is implemented for preparing returns and assisting in understanding the application of tax law. The final session provides an overview of the practices, procedures, and ethics required for Enrolled Agents (EA); the process for attaining EA certification; and potential career paths.

Summer 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
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Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday
Location: Online
374691
Fee:
$295.00
69 days left. Enroll by Aug 6, 2020
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Refund Deadline
No refunds after August 05, 2020
Course Requirements
Course syllabus not yet available.
Schedule
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Date
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Lecture
Thu Aug 6, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
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Tue Aug 11, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Wed Aug 12, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Thu Aug 13, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Lecture
Sat Aug 15, 2020
8:30AM PDT - 12:30PM PDT
Online

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