Professional Tax Preparer™ Online Program

What You'll Learn

Professional Tax Preparer™ (PTP)

As a certified Professional Tax Preparer™ you’ve been trained and tested to provide the quality planning & preparation services expected from a tax preparer. What better service to complement accounting than tax preparation and planning? By mastering this one skill you can increase your income by approximately $100+ per hour. Line by line, the Universal Accounting®’s Professional Tax Preparer™ program will teach you how to complete individual and business returns so that you can either prepare taxes on the side or start your own tax business full-time.

Course Description

Establishing the Tax Preparation Foundation: Learn the entire process for determining income and adjustments to income, which will factor into the Adjusted Gross Income

Becoming the 1040 Expert: Understand all the adjustments that can be made to adjusted gross income, including credits that are allowed and different types of deductions and exemptions that can be taken against that adjusted gross income number

Profitable Business Returns: Experience completing each of the schedules and forms common to business organizations. See the various business types and why one may be chosen over another.  Learn tax concepts in accounting, “Elements of Business Financial Statements,” and how to report gain and loss on dispositions of business property.

Job Placement Assistance: In this economy, job placement services could be just what you need to help you secure a lucrative position in this competitive market.  In this course you’ll receive the training and help to:

With this training you receive instructions related to:
  • Creating a compelling resume, cover letter, as well as completing onsite applications
  • Daily proven activities to find the employment opportunities
  • Interviewing strategies, tips and tricks
  • Post interview suggestions
Along with the course you also receive related coaching and support including reviewing the cover letter, resume and role playing interviews.

Building Your Successful Professional Tax Preparation Practice: The turnkey process to start & build a successful tax preparer business. This includes proven marketing strategies, pricing, client interviewing for tax planning and preparation and much more.


Establishing The Tax Foundation – Table of Content

Becoming the 1040 Expert – Table of Content

Profitable Business Returns – Table of Content

Building a Successful Tax Practice – Table of Content

BONUS – Enroll TODAY and receive for FREE: Annual Filing Season Program


Convenient At-Home Learning

The Professional Tax Preparer™ Certification Program consists of 67 hours of training. Our tax preparation courses include the books and worksheets (over 600 pages of instruction and reference materials). This PTP tax training course is very engaging and entertaining. You have the flexibility to complete the courses on your own time, in a way that fits your life. The course is taught by our experienced tax accounting professionals who give practical advice on not only tax issues, but also provide real-world solutions to give you the edge in productivity and profitability. Our tax instructors know what challenges you will face because they have been there themselves.

• 217 Video Lessons
• Clock Hours: 67
• Designed to be done in 4 to 6 weeks
• Four Manuals with exclusive bonus content
• Online access, anywhere, anytime
• The opportunity to certify your skills
• Related Coaching & Support

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