With the H&R Block Income Tax Course, you can learn how to prepare taxes like a pro160. Convenient locations, and class times, mean you'll learn from the best on a schedule that works for you. Your tax preparation career starts here!
- Introduction & Course Overview
- Wages, Income and Taxes
- Filing Requirements
- Dependent Exemptions and Support
- Dependent Related Filing Statuses
- Interest & Dividends
- Earned Income Credit & Due Diligence
- Other Income
- Education Credits
- Reviews & Exams
The course consists of 60 hours161 of instruction which includes instructor led sessions, online training and practice sessions. Additional time commitments outside of class homework will vary by student. Some examples of additional time spent outside the classroom may include: tutoring to understand more complex tax concepts, participating in study groups and completing generally assigned home work.
The Income Tax Course (ITC) starts with a foundation of tax theory where concepts build upon each other. Students are encouraged to actively participate in classroom discussions to understand concepts and ideas as early as possible. Issues with foundational topics should be addressed prior to moving on to other topics.
Basic computer skills and reliable access to the internet are required.
The Income Tax Course has no tuition or course charge. The student is required to purchase printed materials for a fee of $149, except in the states of New York and Minnesota. The printed course materials fee may be non-refundable, depending on your state requirements. See the refund policy below for more details. Note, state tax, if applicable, will be applied after the $149 course material fee.
The student is required to purchase printed materials for a fee of $149, except in the states of New York and Minnesota. The printed course materials fee may be non-refundable, depending on your state requirements. See the refund policy below for more details. Note, state tax, if applicable, will be applied after the $149 course material fee.
Classes generally meet for 3-hour sessions, 2-3 times per week or on weekends for 3-hour sessions. Class schedules can vary by location.
Yes, bilingual courses are taught in English and the instructor or assistant will be able to answer questions in Spanish as needed. Textbooks will be provided in both English and Spanish and course tests and software used are in English only.
Classes usually begin early August to mid-September and go through November. Specific dates will be listed with the class you have chosen to attend.
We vary our class times and locations to accommodate our students. The H&R Block Income Tax Course is designed for busy people with jobs, school or family commitments.
Classes are held days, evenings and weekends. If you miss your regular time, you may be able to take a class at another time that week. And, if you are traveling in the U.S., you may be able to take a course at another H&R Block location nationwide to ensure you won't miss anything.
Our general attendance requirements state that participants cannot miss or fail to complete more than 8 hours of any of the instructor-led sessions. All self-study online training session must be completed in order to successfully complete the course.
The class attendance requirement may vary based on the specific state where the class is held.
Enrollment is allowed up to and including the first week of class, but is discouraged after that time.
The course covers basic tax preparation and gives you the foundation needed to prepare a tax return. Our Tax Pros take advanced classes that focus on areas of special interest.
No credit for previous education or training is offered. Credits earned at the H&R Block Income Tax Course may not transfer to another educational institution.
No, you're not required to have a college degree. Graduation from high school or an equivalent degree is required in Delaware, Tennessee, Texas and Washington. In Connecticut, all students are required to achieve an acceptable score on the basic Wonderlic Scholastic Test as a basis for admission.
You must be at least 18 years of age at the time of enrollment to enroll in the H&R Block Income Tax Course.