Basic Tax Certificate
Yavapai College

Program Details

The online Basic Tax Certificate program from Yavapai College prepares students for entry-level positions in tax preparation enterprises or a variety of business settings where knowledge of taxation and accounting practices is required. Graduates possess the knowledge and skills needed to:

  • ​Perform financial accounting functions using proper format and procedure based on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the International Financial and Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • ​Prepare, analyze, and interpret financial statements and reports for service, merchandising, and manufacturing companies
  • ​Analyze and communicate the effects of tax rules on individuals, partnerships, and corporations, and prepare complex tax returns for each
  • ​Use current technology and software applications to input, manage, and interpret financial information

Requirements

  • To qualify for in-state tuition, proof of Arizona state residency and U.S. Citizenship required

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission

Geographic Restrictions

Yavapai College is a participant of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). This program may not be authorized in non-member states and territories.