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Basic Tax Certificate ∞

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The Basic Tax certificate prepares the student for an entry-level position in a tax preparation enterprise or a variety of business settings where knowledge of taxation and accounting practices is required.

Credit Hours Required: 18

Note: This program can be completed entirely online.

Visual Pathway Basic Tax Certificate

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Basic Tax Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Perform financial accounting functions using proper format and procedure based on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the International Financial and Reporting Standards (IFRS). (ACC 121, ACC 131)
  2. Prepare, analyze, and interpret financial statements and reports for service, merchandising and manufacturing companies. (ACC 121, ACC 131)
  3. Analyze and communicate the effects of tax rules on individuals, partnerships and corporations, and prepare complex tax returns for each. (ACC 115, ACC 117, ACC 296)
  4. Use current technology and software applications to input, manage, and interpret financial information. (ACC 115, ACC 117, CSA 126, ACC 296)

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