Tax Preparer Assistant Certificate

Program Number: 61-101-2
School Year: 2020-2021
Certificate
Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend, Online
This program is NOT eligible for financial aid

Learn to prepare taxes and start your career—or pick up a seasonal job—after only one semester with the Tax Preparer Assistant Certificate at MPTC.

About the Program

The Tax Preparer Assistant Certificate offers a blend of accounting principles with income tax accounting basics. Students also build a knowledge of formulas, worksheet building, and decision-making in a business environment.

What You'll Learn

Students in the Tax Preparer Assistant Certificate focus on the process of preparing income taxes. Students are trained in the essentials of the Internal Revenue Code. Graduates are skilled at providing excellent customer service, locating necessary forms to complete taxes, and identifying information.

Plus, all courses in this certificate directly transfer into the Accounting Assistant Technical Diploma and Accounting Associate of Applied Science Degree.

Approximate Costs
Career Opportunities
Admission Process
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Approximate Costs
  • $136.50 per credit (resident)
  • $204.75 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
  • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.
Career Opportunities
  • Tax Preparer Assistant
Admission Process


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    Transfer Opportunities

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    Additional Information

    *Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

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    NumberTitleCrs
    Semester 1
    101-112Accounting 14
    101-138Data Management, Analysis and Reporting3
    103-159**Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office1
    Total8
     
    Semester 2
    101-123Income Tax Accounting3
    Total3
     
    Total Credits11
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