Tax Preparation Certificate

Enhance your accounting skills. 

Update Your Skills

This certificate is designed for individuals who are currently employed in the workforce and returning to school to enhance or update skills for the accounting industry. Courses taken for this certificate can be applied to the Accounting APS degree.

NOTE: ACCT 145, ACCT 165 and ACCT 175 may be used toward the CPA exam’s 5th year requirement.

Tax Preparation Certificate


Provides knowledge and skills about income, payroll and business taxes. The certificate also covers preparation of payroll checks and related documents.

Course Number Course Name Credits
ACCT 145 Payroll and Business Taxes 5
ACCT 250 Federal Income Tax 5
ACCT 290 Work Internship  5



Contact Program Chair Annalee Rothenberg

Customer Service 253-566-5181


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