GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE

TAX PREPARER

Program Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this program, students will be able to demonstrate ability to read and understand the contents of a corporationís annual report; develop a working knowledge of Federal and State Income tax law as it applies to individuals; and be able to prepare an individual tax return. The student must complete all CORE courses totaling 16-17 units.

This certificate does not satisfy the major requirements for the Associate in Science degree.

PREREQUISITE COURSES REQUIRED COURSES FOR CERTIFICATE UNITS

 

ACCTG 101 or
ACCTG 110

Financial Accounting
Basic Accounting

5 or
4

 

ACCTG 130

Payroll Accounting

3

 

ACCTG 150

Principles of Income Taxation

3

ACCTG 150 or equivalent

ACCTG 155

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

3

ACCTG 155 or equivalent

ACCTG 156

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) II

1

ACCTG 150 or equivalent

ACCTG 160

Advanced Income Tax

3

  TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED 17-18
Courses taken more than 3 years before the granting of the certificate must have division chair approval.
NOTE: ADDITIONAL COURSEWORK MIGHT BE REQUIRED IF PREREQUISITES ARE NOT MET.  SEE A COUNSELOR TO PREPARE A STUDENT EDUCATIONAL PLAN.
 
August 2014 GCC CATALOG 2014-2015

Important Notice: In the event of a discrepancy between the information presented above and the online and/or print versions of the GCC Catalog, please contact a counselor or the office of Admissions and Records.

Tax Preparer (2013-2014 Catalog)
Tax Preparer (2012-2013 Catalog)
Tax Preparer (2009-2010 Catalog)