Tax Preparer Certificate

Cara Hurd, MACC, Chair
Phone: (419) 995-8323
Office: SCI 260N

The Tax Preparer certificate provides students with the knowledge and skills needed for an entry-level tax-related position.  The Tax Preparer certificate curriculum focuses on a technical accounting skillset including: understanding accounting principles, preparing financial statements, running QuickBooks, understanding tax laws, and preparing tax returns.

Accounting Major

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion, the student will be able to:

  1. Interpret, analyze, and present reliable and relevant information to financial statement users based upon generally accepted accounting principles both manually and electronically.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of federal tax laws and their application to both individuals and business entities.
  3. Utilize software programs commonly used in the accounting profession.

Technical Standards
See here for details.