Income Tax Preparer | Montgomery College, Maryland

Income Tax Preparer

Income Tax Preparer

The income tax courses are designed for experienced income tax return preparers and
students interested in becoming income tax professionals. The College is an IRS Authorized
Continuing  Education provider. The designation allows students to receive IRS continuing
education credit when enrolled in some of the TAX courses. Please visit the Frequently Asked Questions page for more information about professional requirements.

At a Glance Class Schedule:

Income Tax At A Glance Schedule Fall 2022

Course
CRN#
Course Title
Date – Time
Location

TAX002
17032
Individual Tax Preparer Exam Test Prep (4 hours)

Fridays, 1:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m. date:  8/26

Online-SR

TAX002
24669
Individual Tax Preparer Exam Test Prep (4 hours)

Fridays, 1:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m. date:  9/23

GBTC 442

TAX002
24670
Individual Tax Preparer Exam Test Prep (4 hours)

Fridays, 1:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m. date:  10/28

Online-SR

TAX002
24671
Individual Tax Preparer Exam Test Prep (4 hours)

Fridays, 1:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m. date:  11/18

RV MK 101

TAX002
24672
Individual Tax Preparer Exam Test Prep (4 hours)

Fridays, 1:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m. date:  12/16

TPSS – HC 227

 
 
 

 

 

TAX003
24674
Income Tax Preparation (54 hours)

Monday & Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

dates: 9/12 – 11/16, no class 10/10 or 10/12

Online -SR

TAX003
24673
Income Tax Preparation (54 hours)

Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

dates: 9/17 – 11/19, no class 10/15

RV- SW202

 
 
 

 

 

TAX006
24675
Maryland Individual Tax Preparer Continuing Education (17 hrs.)
Fridays, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., dates: 9/2 – 9/16
GBTC 442

TAX006
24676
Maryland Individual Tax Preparer Continuing Education (17 hrs.)
Fridays, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., dates: 10/7 – 10/28 no class 10/14
Online- SR

TAX006
24677
Maryland Individual Tax Preparer Continuing Education (17 hrs.)
Fridays, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., dates: 11/4 – 11/18
RV MK 103

TAX006
24678
Maryland Individual Tax Preparer Continuing Education (17 hrs.)
Fridays, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., dates: 12/2 – 12/16
TPSS HC 227

 
 
 
 
 

TAX007
24679
Small Business Tax Course (30 hours)

Tuesday & Thursday, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
dates: 10/18 – 11/17

Online- SR

 
 
 

 

 

TAX009
24680
How to Start and Grow Your Tax Preparation Business (8 hrs.)

Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., date: 9/30

Online-SR

TAX009
24681
How to Start and Grow Your Tax Preparation Business (8 hrs.)

Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., date: 12/3

Online-SR

 
 
 

 

 

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Income Tax Preparer Courses:

TAX002 Individual Tax Preparer Exam Test Prep (4 hours)

Target Audience: Experienced income tax preparers interested in the Maryland Tax Preparers
examination

Are you interested in becoming an individual tax preparer in Maryland? This continuing
education course provides you with the information needed to successfully pass the
Maryland Tax Preparers examination. Topics include current tax year form 1040 series,
related schedules, and Maryland form 502.

TAX003 Income Tax Preparation (54 hours)

Target Audience: Students interested in becoming income tax return preparers
Gain a new skill to use part-time or full time! This comprehensive course covers the
basics of preparing most individual tax returns filed with the IRS including the simplified
1040 form, basic itemized returns, and more complicated long forms. The course also
covers the basics of preparing Maryland Form 502.

TAX006 Maryland Individual Tax Preparer Continuing Education (17 hours)

Target Audience: Experienced income tax preparers in need of continuing professional
education hours

This course provides continuing professional education to Maryland Individual Tax
Preparers. The course includes three hours of tax law update, two hours of ethics,
two hours of Maryland tax law topics and 10 hours of federal tax law topics. Students
will need to bring the Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) to class to receive
IRS CE credit. IRS CE credit is awarded for the calendar year that the course is completed.

TAX007 Small Business I Tax Course (30 hours)

Target Audience: Experienced income tax preparers interested in business tax returns
Designed for individual income tax return preparers, this course provides an understanding
and solid foundation for preparing business tax returns and researching issues involved
in the preparation of tax returns for various forms of business entities. Modules
covered in this course include understanding employment taxes, corporations, S corporations,
partnerships, sole proprietorship, dispositions, income, expenses and understanding
the balance sheet.

TAX009 How to Start and Grow Your Tax Preparation Business (8 hours)

Target Audience: Experienced income tax preparers interested in starting a tax business
If you enjoy working with people and numbers, you might consider starting a tax business.
This course will guide you through the process of starting and growing your tax business.
Learn the day-to-day activities of a tax preparation business owner, the typical target
market, growth potential, startup costs, and more.

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