Tax major | Stark State College - North Canton, Ohio

Tax major

Tax code changes are requiring more tax forms and knowledge than ever. You can fill the needs of businesses and certified public accounting firms for employees who have outstanding knowledge of accounting, business transactions and tax law – and are able to convert it into tax return preparation and tax savings.

In addition, the associate degree in accounting can be earned completely online. With online classes and flexible scheduling including day, and/or evening classes, students can complete an associate degree in accounting in as little as two years.

Work in many areas

  • small accounting firm
  • independent tax practice

Prepare for a career as a/an

  • business owner and tax specialist
  • Associate of applied business in accounting
  • Franklin University
  • Walsh University

Program learning outcomes

  • Prepare and analyze the various types of financial information essential for internal and external recordkeeping, reporting and decision making.
  • Interpret and apply laws and regulations for the purpose of various types of business tax reporting, compliance and planning.
  • Apply appropriate mathematical concepts, such as time value of money, to business decisions.
  • Identify and implement sound internal accounting controls to ensure safeguarding of an entity’s assets, preparation and reporting of reliable financial information, and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Prepare and analyze the various types of financial information essential for internal and external recordkeeping, reporting and decision making.

Program scholarships

  • Institute of Management Accountants Scholarships
  • Daniel Schonhoft and Thomas Presper Accounting Technology Annual Scholarship

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Accreditation Information

  • Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs; www.acbsp.org

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