Why choose a Jackson Hewitt Tax Preparation Course?
Jackson Hewitt offers multiple ways to learn how to prepare taxes.*
Learn from experienced tax professionals
Attend classes taught by some of the industry’s best tax professionals.
Earn credits for course completion
IRS continuing education (CE) credits available*
Flexible course schedule
We’ll work around your schedule. You can attend classes while the kids are in school, during the evening, or on the weekend.
Choose your tax training format
Tax Courses are available in many locations and formats. Courses may require some on-site attendance, and may vary based off your location. You can sign up to learn when courses are available and which courses are offered in your area.
In-Person Tax Preparation Courses
You can learn taxes in a classroom setting from experienced tax professionals. Tax courses are offered on flexible schedules, so you can attend local classes at times that work for you.
NEW! Virtual Classroom Tax Preparation Courses
Meet with a live instructor and fellow students for an active and engaging virtual experience. This format offers a convenient alternative to attending classes in a Jackson Hewitt office (Limited availability).
Online Tax Preparation Courses
You can take courses online and on your own schedule with support from your local Jackson Hewitt office.
Entry-level income tax course
What you will learn
Filing Information & Requirements
Saver's Credit & Child Tax Credit
Earned Income Tax Credit
Interest & Dividends
Retirement & Government Distributions
Standard & Itemized Deductions
Course graduates receive
Certificate of completion
IRS continuing education hours*
2 credits with the University of Phoenix®
Time to complete
Approximately 31 hours*
Intermediate and advanced courses also available
Enrolled Agents and other tax return preparers are able to earn continuing education (CE) credit by successfully completing one of Jackson Hewitt’s intermediate-level tax courses. Courses vary between 1 - 3 CE's, depending upon the course content.*
Most Jackson Hewitt locations are operated by independent franchisees who are independent employers, and set their own employment policies and practices. Franchisees are the exclusive employer of their employees and as such are solely responsible for all employment related matters and decisions in their locations. Jackson Hewitt does not control the independent franchisees’ employment policies and practices and does not employ those working at franchised locations. Jackson Hewitt and its franchisees are equal opportunity employers committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce.
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 University of Phoenix®.
Jackson Hewitt is an IRS-approved continuing education provider. CE credit for non-credentialed PTIN Holders; CPAs should check with their State Board of Accountancy.
Jackson Hewitt is an IRS-approved continuing education provider.
Course completion times vary by state requirements.
CPAs should check with their state board of accountancy; other professionals should check with their governing boards to determine whether the courses qualify them for C.E. credit.
Enrollment in, or completion of, the Jackson Hewitt Fundamentals of Tax Preparation Course is neither an offer nor a guarantee of employment by Jackson Hewitt or any independently owned and operated franchise location. Additional training, experience or skills may be required. Enrollment restrictions and other state restrictions may apply. Cost varies by location. Valid at participating locations only. Void where prohibited.