A high school diploma or equivalent is a prerequisite for this course. Accounting and specific math skills aren't required, just the aptitude to work with numbers and people and to read and interpret the tax laws.
If you are taking this course to begin a career in taxation you will need to meet the following requirements:
- Complete Comprehensive Tax Course (located within the course)
- Register with the IRS and get a PTIN
- Begin preparing tax returns as a tax preparer
Please note that your continuing education requirements will begin once your PTIN has been issued.