Business Accounting and Finance:

Tax Accounting

Sheridan Certificate

NOTE: As of Fall 2020, this program is in the process of being phased out. Students pursuing this credential will have until the end of the Fall 2022 term to complete program requirements. We will not be accepting new students after September 2020. 

If you love tax season and want to be the expert that hard-working individuals flock to every April, Sheridan's Tax Accounting Certificate will increase your value as a tax accountant. You’ll learn fundamental knowledge of accounting theory and practice, while exploring more advanced techniques in accounting, tax preparation, and entrepreneurship. This program includes relevant software courses as well as practical tax accounting for small business. 

Combine processes and finances. Enrol today. 

Recommended Program Pathway for Discontinuation

Please see the Program Description tab for a chart to help students plan accordingly. We will be scheduling courses within the Tax Accounting program until the end of the Fall 2022 term to give everyone the opportunity to complete this certificate. 

These courses are part of the Tax Accounting Program.

Course Name / Code Expected Availability Select

Compulsory Course(s)

Successfully Complete Eight (8) Courses

Business Law
Course Code:
BUSM70002
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Computerized Accounting Processes
Course Code:
APPL70070
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Entrepreneurship
Course Code:
BUSM70003
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Financial Accounting 1
Course Code:
ACCG70016
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Financial Accounting 2
Course Code:
ACCG70017
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Income Taxation 1 - Personal Tax Preparation
Course Code:
ACCG70024
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Income Taxation 2 - Corporate Tax Preparation
Course Code:
ACCG70025
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
QuickBooks 1
Course Code:
APPL70024
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class

Program Discontinuation Note

As of Fall 2020, this program is in the process of being phased out. Students pursuing this credential will have until the end of the Fall 2022 term to complete program requirements. We will not be accepting new students after September 2020. 

Program Delivery

This is a part-time program, and is delivered via online (asynchronous) and virtual (synchronous) classroom. 

Program Description

If you live for tax season or have a love of numbers, Sheridan's Tax Accounting Certificate program is designed to increase your value as an accountant. In order to help you start to prepare annual tax returns, this program will give you the fundamental skills needed to complete beginner accounting functions, while also giving you the modern and on-trend applications and software used for tax preparations. 

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Understand various legal issues facing contemporary businesses 
  • Apply business law to resolve simple legal issues arising from day to day business operations
  • Generate reliable financial information in a computerized environment 
  • Complete an accounting cycle using Sage 50 Accounting
  • Process an accounting cycle for a business entity
  • Refer to the current Canadian Income Tax Act to manually prepare a simple tax return
  • and more!

Combine processes and finances. Enrol today.

Recommended Program Pathway for Discontinuation

Below is a chart to help students plan accordingly. We will be scheduling courses within the Tax Accounting program until the end of the Fall 2022 term to give everyone the opportunity to complete this certificate. Below includes the course schedule of the Fall 2020-Fall 2021 Academic Calendar Year for which you can complete the required course(s) left in your program (semester availability is indicated by a “X”). Information on course schedules beyond this time frame will be made available to students in July of 2021:

Course Name

Course Code

Fall 2020

Winter 2021

Spring 2021

Fall 2021

Computerized Accounting Processes

APPL70070

X

X

X

X

Financial Accounting 1

ACCG70016

X

X

X

X

Financial Accounting 2

ACCG70017

X

X

X

X

Income Taxation 1 – Personal Tax Prep.

ACCG70024

X

X

X

X

Income Taxation 2 – Corporate Tax Prep.

ACCG70025

X

X

X

X

Business Law

BUSM70002

X

X

X

X

Entrepreneurship

BUSM70003

X

X

X

X

QuickBooks 1

APPL70024

X

X

X

X


Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact our Opportunity Centre at caps@sheridancollege.ca or 905-874-4440.