Course: ACCT 292BCS. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Clinic – Preparer (2-2-2)
Prerequisites: Sophomore and good academic standing. This course aims to provide students with quality experiential learning experience in the field of taxation as a tax preparer, as well as provide free tax preparation service to low income taxpayers in our community. As a result of completing this course, students will: (1) understand the critical components involved in the tax return preparation process; (2) understand applicable tax law and the tools available to assist in preparing and filing accurate tax returns; (3) certify as a volunteer tax return preparer by taking a certification test; and (4) complete a minimum number of hours of community service and submit electronically a minimum number of federal tax returns for low income taxpayers. May be repeated twice for credit.