Wharton County Junior College

Chartered Tax Professional

HOURS: 180
FEES: $1895.00 USD


Certified Tax Professional

The Chartered Tax Professional Online Certificate Program will teach you to prepare tax returns for individuals, small business corporations, partnerships, and sole proprietorships. In fact, you can start working and earning money while completing the program. After successfully finishing just the first two modules in the Chartered Tax Professional Certificate Program, you'll be qualified to prepare individual tax returns for almost all U.S. taxpayers. This online certificate program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers.

Internship Opportunity!

The Chartered Tax Professional Certificate Program offers a unique opportunity for students to participate in an internship program. Through this program, selected students may work on a trial basis for tax preparation firms or for CPA and law firms that provide tax services.

Note:  At this time, there are no internship opportunities available in the state of Arizona.


Upon successful completion of this program, you'll be able to:

  • Practice as a qualified tax professional
  • Prepare tax returns for all individual U.S. taxpayers
  • Prepare small businesses corporate, partnership, and sole-proprietor tax returns
  • Conduct a professional tax preparation client interview
  • Provide tax planning for individuals and small business owners
  • Meet the IRS e-File and due diligence requirements for tax practitioners
  • Understand the ethical responsibilities of tax professionals
  • Prepare for the IRS Enrolled Agent (EA) examination
Lisa Kanak


  • Learn in-demand job skills
  • Start anytime
  • Set your own pace
  • Affordably priced