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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Classroom
Starting at $295.00
As few as 2 weeks
2.0 CEUs

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.

Spring 2019 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday
366657
Fee:
$295.00
157 days left. Enroll by Apr 23, 2019
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Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 24, 2019
Course Requirements
Students must bring to class a laptop or other device to connect to the Internet.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Apr 23, 2019
6:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 107A
Lecture
Thu Apr 25, 2019
6:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 210
Lecture
Wed May 1, 2019
6:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 210
Lecture
Sat May 4, 2019
8:30AM - 12:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 210
Lecture
Mon May 6, 2019
6:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 210

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