Tax Preparation Career Diploma
Penn Foster

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 is accredited by:

Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)

Penn Foster High School, Penn Foster Career School, and Penn Foster College have all met the high standards of integrity and performance set by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), which is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). 

Penn Foster Career School is regionally accredited for non-degree granting postsecondary programs, and Penn Foster High School is accredited for grades 9 through adult, by the Commission on Secondary Schools of the Middle States Association for Colleges and Schools.

Penn Foster Career School has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

All Penn Foster programs are affiliated with DANTES, which qualifies U.S. military personnel for tuition reimbursement.

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Open Admission