Self-Employment Tax Preparer: Use your tax knowledge to impact your community


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Thu Jan 19, 2017 - Sat Apr 15, 2017


2610 University Ave WSaint Paul, MN 55114

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Prepare + Prosper (P+P) has been bringing FREE tax assistance and financial education to low- and moderate-income Minnesotans for over 44 years. Join us as a Self-Employment Tax Preparer!

Role and responsibilities:

  • Prepare state and federal tax returns, including Schedule C, for self-employed customers using tax software called Tax Slayer
  • Determine each customers’ profit or loss from their business or services
  • Direct appropriate customers to on-site financial services
  • Work cooperatively with staff and other volunteers to provide high-quality service to customers
  • Maintain strict confidentiality, providing as much privacy as logistically possible
  • Work with customers to help them learn more about operating their business or service

Skills required:

  • Two to three years’ tax preparation experience, which could include volunteer tax preparation, running your own business or working in a corporate tax/financial environment
  • Experience with Schedule C and related IRS forms
  • Ability to effectively communicate and engage with customers
  • Computer proficient
  • Enjoy working in a diverse ethnic and socio-economic environment

Interested? Sign up for an orientation here: OR email


  • Problem Solving
  • Financial Literacy
  • ETC / Tax Assistance
  • Accounting
  • Professional Development
  • Customer Service

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • One 4-hour shift per week from January 21-April 15
  • Orientation and Training required for new volunteers before the start of 2017 tax season
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