The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.
The Business: Enrolled Agent (Tax) Certificate of Achievement is designed to provide students with a solid base of knowledge and skills to allow them to work in the field of taxation. The classes are tailored to meet the exam requirements to be licensed as an Enrolled Agent. In addition to the specific knowledge and skills needed to understand and apply the tax code to different entities, students will also gain an understanding about the responsibilities of an Enrolled Agent.
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
- Prepare tax returns for individuals, businesses and partnerships.
- Apply IRS (Internal Revenue Service) code to determine income, expenses and other credits/deductions.
- Implement the filing requirements, and documentation needed by the IRS for different entities.
- Utilize the proper authority, responsibility and due diligence of an Enrolled Agent.