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ACCT 160 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

Units: 2

Hours: 24 hours LEC; 36 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

Advisory: ACCT 125

This hands-on course provides training and a service learning opportunity in the preparation of federal and California individual income tax returns. After successfully completing 24 hours of IRS-approved training and passing the IRS individual income tax exam, the student volunteer will provide a minimum of 36 hours of free tax assistance to community clients who meet qualifying criteria for the service as set by the IRS.

This course is intended for the volunteer who will assist individual and family taxpayers with basic tax concerns.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1: LEARN AND APPLY CURRENT INDIVIDUAL FEDERAL AND CALIFORNIA TAX LAWS AND REGULATIONS.