Tax for the Non-Accountant

12-credit Technical Certificate

Learn basic accounting principles and tax concepts for individuals, including information on dependent qualifications, filing status qualifications and allowable tax deductions. Income tax treatment for sole proprietors will be covered along with a basic understanding of accounting concepts and introduction to QuickBooks. Graduates may work in small business or may be small business owners and be responsible for preparing monthly reports for the corporate accountant. Courses in this certificate are directly transferrable into WCTC’s Accounting Associate of Applied Science degree.

Program Code 40-101-CF

Required Courses

First Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 101-111 Accounting I - Principles4  
 804-123 Math w Business Apps3+ 
Total Semester Credits
Second Semester
 Course NumCourse NameCredits
 101-118 Beginning Quickbooks1  
 101-123 Income Tax I4  
Total Semester Credits
+ (Proficiency Exam Available)
* (Prerequisites or substitutes may apply to this class.)

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Credit Transfer Opportunities

WCTC has agreements with local high schools and various four-year colleges and universities that enable students to transition more seamlessly from high school to WCTC to four-year colleges. Transcripted credit agreements provide high school students the opportunity to take WCTC courses at their high schools. Agreements with four-year colleges enable WCTC graduates in selected programs to transfer credits, often at junior-level standing. Agreements currently in place for this program are listed below.

High School Transfer Opportunities

WCTC Course

WCTC Credits Awarded

101-111 Accounting I - Principles 4
804-123 Math w Business Apps 3

Four Year College Transfer Opportunities

Program Specific Agreements

There are currently no program specific college credit agreements for Tax for the Non-Accountant. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

General Agreements

There are currently no general college credit agreements for Tax for the Non-Accountant. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

UW-System Credit Transfer

If you are interested in attending a UW-campus, you should contact a transfer representative at the campus you plan to attend. You may also check credit transfer agreements between WCTC and the UW System to tell you which specific courses and general education classes may be accepted.

Important Cautionary Note:
This information is intended as a general description. Please verify the availability and details of the program that interests you with the transfer coordinator at the receiving institution.