What You’ll Learn
The Associate of Science (AS) in Accounting with a Concentration in Tax Preparation program is designed to teach modern accounting and tax preparation methods. As a student, you’ll work to gain practical knowledge of the accounting cycle and of how to develop and analyze financial statements, journals, and ledgers. Classes cover accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, bookkeeping, and accounting office management. Courses in business and management, business law, economics, and business communications are designed to expand your knowledge in the business field.
The Tax Preparation concentration courses are intended to help prepare you to sit for the IRS Enrolled Agent exams. The IRS Enrolled Agent certification is the highest credential awarded by the IRS and enables individuals to represent taxpayers before the IRS for audits, appeals, collections, and other tax matters.