Tax Preparer Micro-Credential
Stackable to Degree Program
The Tax Preparer micro-credential aligns with the Business A.A.S. should students choose to continue their education after obtaining the micro-credential.
Upon completion of this micro-credential, students will be expected to demonstrate knowledge of the concepts of individual taxation including small businesses, the use of spreadsheets in a simulated business environment, the diversity and professional expectations of the workplace.
|The Tax Preparer Micro-credential prepares students for career goals including:|
|Job Title||Degree Needed||Regional/State Job Outlook||Regional/State Average Entry Earnings|
|Tax Preparer||High School Diploma or equivalent||Favorable / Favorable||$30,780 / $38,930|
According to the New York State Department of Labor’s Long-Term Occupational Employment Projections, 2018-2028, NYS openings for tax preparers are expected to grow by 17% and, in the Southern Tier by 12.5%. Based on employer feedback an industry certification is not necessary. However, future growth opportunities would require a tax preparer to obtain the Enrolled Agent credential through the IRS. This micro-credential starts the process prepare students to earn this credential.
Department Chair, Business: Jennifer O'Hara
Deborah Beall, ADI Professional Studies email@example.com