Tax Preparer Certification Program

(48 HRS CPE)

Program Description

This 25-course bundle covers everything you’ll need to successfully begin preparing individual income tax returns. By purchasing the courses as a bundle, you save over 50% on 48 hours of continuing education.

This program includes the following courses:

Tax Preparation Basics

  • Introduction to Tax Preparation
  • Accounting Basics for Tax Preparers
  • IRS Practice, Procedures, & Professional Responsibility
  • Understanding Tax Depreciation
  • Data Retention for Tax
  • Tax Practicum 1

Tax Return Courses

  • 2020 Tax Law Changes
  • Schedule A: Itemized Deductions
  • Schedule B: Taxability of Earnings
  • Schedule C: Profit or Loss from Business
  • Schedule D & 8949: Taxation of Gains & Losses on Stock Sales
  • Tax Credit Eligibility & Overview Topics

Real Estate and Rental Property Tax Courses

  • Tax Aspects of Owning a Personal Residence
  • Purchasing Rental Property and Establishing Tax Basis
  • Rental Revenue Issues
  • Rental Expense Issues
  • Rental Property Depreciation
  • Calculating Rental Gains & Losses
  • Rental Property & the Qualified Business Income Deduction
  • Passive Activity Rules & Real Estate Professionals
  • Real Property Like-Kind Exchanges

Special Tax Topics

  • Taxability of Crypto (Virtual) Currency
  • Cryptocurrency Tax Software 

Bundle Price

Meet your instructor

Michael E. Scott is a certified public accountant (CPA), owner of Scott & Scott Certified Public Accountants and the founder of Targeted Tax Training. After 45+ years gaining income tax experience, he’s now sharing his wealth of knowledge to help you establish a full-time or part-time career in tax preparation.

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How long can I access the course?

Regardless of when you enroll, you will have as long as you need to finish the program.


Is additional support available?

FREE group coaching is available for all Targeted Tax Training students. One-on-one coaching is also available for an additional fee.


How do I schedule coaching?

Upon purchasing a bundle or course that includes coaching, you'll receive further instructions on how to book a time for your appointment.


Are refunds available?

If you are unsatisfied with the course, please reach out to us to see if your purchase is eligible for a refund.