Tax School: Learn Your Way on Your Schedule

If you want the potential to earn money while working a gratifying job that helps others, tax preparation may be an opportunity for you! With the high demand for preparers, tax preparation is a great way to jump-start a stable professional career with a flexible schedule and opportunity for growth.

Jackson Hewitt® offers multiple ways to learn, including:


Textbook version led by an instructor in a Jackson Hewitt office.


On your own time, from any internet-connected computer, and with the added benefit of assistance and support at a local Jackson Hewitt office.

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Why Learn with Jackson Hewitt®?

Tax codes aren’t straightforward, that’s why taxpayers need trained professionals to help them through the dreaded filing process. Jackson Hewitt turns the complex into simple! Our Basic Tax Preparation Course teaches you all the skills you need to help others and also offers earning potential. With Jackson Hewitt®, you learn your way — online or in person — at your own pace! If you want hands-on experience from skilled instructors, this course is for you.

Interested in earning college credits?

Our comprehensive curriculum is accredited with the University of Phoenix®, so you’ll even earn college credit along the way (3.5 hours to be exact!). Learn with us and learn from the best!

Entry Level Tax Course What You'll Learn

  1. Filing requirements and filing status
  2. Exemptions and dependents
  3. Income
  4. Capital gains and loses
  5. Adjustments to income
  6. Standard deduction and itemized deductions
  7. Credits
  8. Filing a return
  9. Practices, procedures, and ethics Course Graduates Receive
  10. Jackson Hewitt certification
  11. Certificate of completion
  12. Qualifying education hours
  13. 3.5 hours of recognized credit with the University of Phoenix®

Time to Complete: Approximately 70 hours*
Intermediate and Advanced Courses also available

*Course completion times vary by state requirements
**Enrollment in, or completion of, the Jackson Hewitt® Basic Tax Preparation Course is neither an offer nor a guarantee of employment. Additional training, experience or skills may be required
***University of Phoenix® is a registered trademark of Apollo Group, Inc., in the United States and/or other countries. Jackson Hewitt does not automatically register hours with UOP. Students will need to contact UOP to request matriculation of credit. Additional fees may apply from the University of Phoenix