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Tax Preparation Bootcamp For Beginners

Teszra Cody, Enrolled Agent

Do you want to prepare individual tax returns for this upcoming tax filing season? It’s not too late to master the core concepts. In this course you will learn and explore common real-world tax situations. Gain confidence by completing hands-on case studies covering tax topics on the Form 1040 and Schedules A, B, and C. This class is ideal for those with 0 – 2 years of tax knowledge. Come discover this exciting and gratifying profession. 3 SESSIONS.

Offered each January
Fee and Code: $359 (including materials), XBUSM 242


Enrolled Agent

Teszra Cody, Enrolled Agent

Start a lucrative career as a licensed tax professional. This comprehensive program will prepare you to sit for the Special Enrollment Examination (SEE exam) which is a requirement to obtain your Enrolled Agent license. The instructor-led sessions provide in-depth guidance on the test topics to get you comfortable with federal taxation. The areas of study have been divided into three parts to assist students with capturing the tax concepts and passing the exam one part at a time. The areas of study are on individuals, partnerships, corporations, trusts, estates, gifts, and ethical and procedural requirements. The structure of this course consists of lectures, reading material, quizzes to check your knowledge, and hands-on exercises. Completing this course will also enable you to confidently expand the services you offer to your clients. Although not required, it is recommended that you have some prior tax knowledge.

Part 1: Individuals

This section will cover topics concerning tax subject matters related to individual tax returns. Topics include filing requirements, gross income, business deductions, property transactions, gift and estate tax, and more.

Dates coming soon!
Fee and Code: $549 (including materials), XBUSM 243

Part 2: Businesses

This section will cover topics concerning tax subject matters related to business tax returns. Topics include partnerships, C corporations, S corporations, business income and expenses, business assets, financial records, trusts, estates, and more. 15 sessions.

Mon & Wed, Aug 17-Oct 5 (no class Sep 7), 6-7:30 pm, Online live instruction
Fee and Code: $699 (including materials), XBUSM 244

Part 3: Ethics

This section will cover topics concerning conduct, ethics, and practice procedures that an Enrolled Agent must exemplify. Topics include requirements, rules, legal authority, representation, and more. 2 sessions

Tues, Oct 20-Oct 27, 6-9 pm, Online live instruction
Fee and Code: $279 (including materials), XBUSM 245


QuickBooks Certified User

QuickBooks is a highly effective yet simple-to-operate accounting package that’s perfect for emerging and mid-size companies. This comprehensive course teaches you how to set up and track accounts payable and receivable and balance sheets. Examine how to forecast cash flow, produce profit and loss statements, and track income and expenses by jobs or departments. Continue with this step-by-step, hands-on, skills-based approach to learn how the more advanced application of QuickBooks can be practically applied to your business. This course will prepare you for the QuickBooks Certified User Exam. Workbook included. 45 hours.

85% attendance required.
Prerequisites: Knowledge of Windows and basic accounting principles

Dates coming soon!
Fee and Code: $819, XCOMT 024


Basic Bookkeeping and QuickBooks

Add basic bookkeeping skills to your resume. Learn how to analyze and record financial transactions. Accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll procedures, sales taxes, and various banking activities will be discussed. Move on to QuickBooks which is a highly effective yet simple to operate package which is perfect for emerging and mid-size companies. Learn how to use QuickBooks software to set up and track accounts payable and receivable. Examine how to forecast cash flow, produce profit and loss statements, and track income and expenses by jobs or departments. Workbook included. 60 hours.

Prerequisites: Knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Word

Mon-Fri, Oct 12-Oct 30, 9:30 am- 1:30 pm, Online live instruction
Fee and Code: $749, XCOMO 305


Online Accounting Courses


Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2019 (Software Included)

QuickBooks is the most commonly used financial software tool for small business bookkeeping. If you’re a small business owner who wants to take control of your company’s finances, this course is for you. Professional Bookkeeping with QuickBooks 2019 (Software Include) will teach you how to utilize QuickBooks for everything from handling accounts receivable and accounts payable to accounting for fixed assets. You will learn standard bookkeeping skills, including running general ledger reports, working with the chart of accounts, managing inventory accounts, and more. By course completion, you will have the knowledge and skill set needed to ensure that you are handling your business’s accounting needs within legal standards. 120 hours.

Fee: $2,195
Visit https://careertraining.ed2go.com/brookdalecc/training-programs/professional-bookkeeping-quickbooks-2019-software-included for more info and to register.


Accounting with MS Excel 2019 Suite

Learning Excel is an important first step toward an accounting career. As the most widely-used spreadsheet software, Microsoft Excel is used by accountants to analyze data, create reports, and prepare forecasts. This online accounting course suite will teach you fundamental accounting skills, while training you to use Microsoft Excel 2019.

Fee: $395
Visit https://www.ed2go.com/brookdalecc/online-courses/accounting-microsoft-excel-2019-suite for more info and to register.


Accounting With Excel Suite

Master the accounting skills and develop the knowledge you need to increase your financial awareness, while learning Excel through the intermediate level to add time-saving functions to your expertise.

Fee: $395. Visit https://www.ed2go.com/brookdalecc/online-courses/accounting-microsoft-excel-2019-suite for more info and to register.


Accounting Fundamentals Series

If you’re interested in increasing your financial awareness while also gaining a marketable skill, this series of courses is perfect for you.

Fee: $199, Visit https://www.ed2go.com/brookdalecc/online-courses/accounting-basics for more info and to register.


 

Introduction to QuickBooks Online

Use this cloud-based accounting program to record income and expenses; enter checks and credit card payments; track your payables, inventory, and receivables; and much more.

Fee: $115. Visit https://www.ed2go.com/brookdalecc/online-courses/quickbooks-online for more info and to register.


Certified Bookkeeper with Microsoft Excel 2019

Like CPAs in accounting, Certified Bookkeepers, seen as the elite of their profession, enjoy benefits from increased credibility to enhanced earning potential. Designed for pros with some experience under their belt, prepares you for both the highly regarded American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB) certification and the Microsoft Office Specialist and Expert certification for Microsoft Excel 2019, it packs a double career-boosting wallop!

Fee: $2,495. Visit: https://careertraining.ed2go.com/brookdalecc/training-programs/certified-bookkeeper-microsoft-excel-2019 for more information and to register.


Accounts Payable Manager Certification

Whether you’re new to AP or already in the business, this certification course will ramp up your skills and rev up your earning power. As you get ready for the Institute of Finance & Management’s (IOFM) Accounts Payable Manager (APM) certification, the gold standard in the financial operations industry, you’ll learn leadership, internal controls and oversight, and process improvement. With the world of financial operations evolving at the speed of technology, certified APMs are in demand. In fact, more than 25,000 of your peers have advanced their careers with IOFM certification. Whether you’re new to AP or have been in AP for years, this Accounts Payable Manager course is designed for you.

Fee: $1,295 (includes exam cost) Visit: https://careertraining.ed2go.com/brookdalecc/training-programs/accounts-payable-manager-certification-exam-cost-included for more info and to register.


If you have any questions, please contact Susan Pagano 732-224-2685 spagano@brookdalecc.edu

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