Tax Preparation Career Diploma
Penn Foster College

Program Details

Accurate tax preparation is essential for both businesses and individuals. Trained tax preparers can help clients maximize their returns and ensure accurate deductions are taken into account.

Penn Foster’s online tax preparation course covers topics like:

  • Career opportunities for tax preparers
  • Fundamentals of the US tax system
  • Determining taxable and non-taxable income
  • Taxability of income from social security and inheritance

And you can learn at your own pace — from home!
With Penn Foster’s self-paced Tax Preparation Career Diploma, you’ll develop an understanding of the tax system, filing taxes for individuals and businesses, and how to begin a career in the field. Around your own schedule, you’ll take classes that can prepare you to sit for the National Bookkeepers Association (NBA) Uniform Tax Certification exam, leading to the Tax Certification designation.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Penn Foster College is accredited by:

Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)

The DEAC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Penn Foster College is licensed by the Arizona State Board of Private Postsecondary Education.

Penn Foster College’s Veterinary Technician Associate Degree has full accreditation from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) through their Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA).

The Penn Foster College Medical Assistant Associate Degree Program is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

The American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT) has evaluated and recommended college credit for many Penn Foster College courses. Credits earned in Penn Foster College programs may transfer to some, but not all, learning institutions. Students who plan to continue their education with another school after earning a degree from Penn Foster College should check with that school regarding credit transfer policies.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Open Admission