The Taxation certificate program is designed specifically for students interested in taking the examination to become an Enrolled Agent. Such a designation allows one to represent tax clients at the first level of the Federal Tax Court. This program is of special interest to public accountants and other tax preparers.
Students may enroll full- or part-time. ACC* 115: Financial Accounting is a prerequisite for ACC* 241 and must be completed with a grade of C- or better.
|ACC* 115||Financial Accounting||4|
|ACC* 241||Federal Taxes I||3|
|ACC* 242||Federal Taxes II||3|
|ACC* 243||Tax Planning I||3|
|BBG* 234||Legal Environment of Business||3|
|Total Credits Required: 16|
Division of Business, Engineering and Technology: 860-512-2620
Upon successful completion of all Taxation certificate program requirements, graduates will
1. Complete simple accounting problems and be familiar with current financial accounting standards and practices.
2. Understand generally accepted accounting principles and their manual and computerized spreadsheet applications.
3. Prepare complete financial statements for sole proprietorships in compliance with current accounting standards and practices.
4. Prepare the following tax returns and supporting schedules under simulated conditions: 1040, 1065, 1120 and 1120S.
5. Possess computer competencies for maximum efficiency including the use of accounting, spreadsheet, presentation and tax software.
6. Understand the provisions of current tax laws and the business and investment decisions they affect.
7. Understand all phases of the tax code and be able to focus on tax problems and the multiple alternatives that must be analyzed.
8. Work with others, including culturally and intellectually diverse people; think critically; and gain an appreciation for life-long
9. Develop sound ethical and moral professional characteristics.
Source: 2011-2012 Course Catalog
For Additional Information, Contact: 860-512-2623