This program is intended for individuals desiring to enter the tax preparation and/or payroll field with a minimum of course requirements. Upon successful completion of this Chaffey certificate, candidates will possess the knowledge and analytical tools necessary to use financial data effectively in preparing a variety of tax returns. Additionally, this certificate fulfills the preliminary requirements to become a Registered Tax Preparer in the State of California.
The overall average of awards conferred for the Payroll and Tax Preparer Certificate of Career Preparation for the past six years was 15.5.
The Payroll and Income Tax Preparer certificate will prepare students for entry-level employment preparing payroll and tax returns. Students gain skills in critical thinking, communication, problem-solving and ethical decision-making.
There are four core classes required to attain the Payroll and Income Tax Preparer Certificate of Career Preparation. They are designed to be taken concurrently during one semester.
(Y1 or S1)
|ACCTG-460||Commercial Accounting Software||3||S1|
|ACCTGFS-453||U.S. and California Income Tax Preparation||4||S1|
Diann Thursby · 06/23/21
Received regional recommendation at 6-7-2021 IEDRC Deans Meeting.