2021-2022 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Dec 01, 2023  
2021-2022 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

Basic Tax Certificate

Program Progression - Basic Tax Certificate 


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.

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 and interpret financial statements and reports for service and merchandising companies.(ACC 121, ACC 131).
  3. Prepare complex tax returns and communicate the effects of tax rules for individuals, partnerships and corporations.(ACC 115, ACC 117, ACC 296)
  4. Use current technology and software applications to input, manage, interpret and communicate financial information. (ACC 115, ACC 117, CSA 126, ACC 296)