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Tax Preparation courses can set you ahead of the curve

Written by Ashworth College on Wednesday, 07 June 2017. Posted in Career

Tax Preparation Courses Can Set You Ahead

Tax season 2017 is finally in the rear view. But like the old saying goes, you can count on it coming back around next year, and the year after, and on and on forever.

Since many (or all) of us view doing our taxes as a chore, you can imagine that tax preparers are pretty high in demand—and you’d be right! Over 28% of people in the U.S. hire an accountant to file taxes. After all, why take the time to do then yourself and potentially mess up, when you could hire a professional to do them correctly and maximize your return.

And since we’re on the topic… why can’t that professional be you? If you’re looking for a stable career that is consistently in-demand, or even if you’re just looking to start your side hustle to make some extra money, becoming a tax preparer could be a great option. If you agree, Ashworth College has tax preparation courses that can help you get started.

By working to earn your career diploma in tax preparation, you’ll learn the skills required to prepare taxes. You’l also be ready to take the National Bookkeepers Association Exam—your exam fee is included in your tuition! This national certification helps you to validate your knowledge, show your legitimacy and set yourself apart from your competition.

Our Tax Preparation courses will teach you how to:

  • prepare complex tax returns for individuals, businesses, and other organizations
  • conduct client interviews so you can obtain needed information
  • recognize taxable income and deductible expenses and allowances
  • legally lower clients’ tax bills will adjustments, credits, and deductions

These are just a few of the many skills you will learn by completing our tax preparation courses. Best of all, by learning online with Ashworth College, you can study at your pace and from the comfort of your own home. Fit your studies around your busy life, not the other way around.

There are also a few different directions you can go in this career. Tax preparation experts spend most of their time either working in a professional office environment alongside fellow well-trained experts, assisting accounting firms or retainer services for individuals and families, so there are options!

Ashworth College’s tax preparation courses are flexible and affordable. You could finish in as few months and be ready for next year’s tax season. If you’re interested in this new career, you can request more information to learn more!

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