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Business Bookeeping


Business Bookeeping

The knowledge and skills needed for those aspiring to become full-charge bookkeepers are taught in this program. Opportunities for employment in this field are available in a variety of organizations and businesses.

Program certification: In order to receive a program certificate, students must complete a program ap- plication ($25), successfully complete all course requirements listed at the time of applying, and submit a certificate request form ($7). Complete online at or visit www. to download application, certificate request form and for more information.

Program Courses  

  • Bookkeeping I
  • Bookkeeping II
  • Individual & Business Taxation
  • QuickBooks
  • Effective Business Communication (recommended) 

Bookkeeping I

This entry-level course  covers  the  concepts and principles of accounting and data accumulation techniques with an emphasis on preparation and interpretation of financial statements.  In addition, youl learn to understand how the basic accounting process, sales, purchases, and other transactions are recorded and classified into individual accounts. Areas of concentration include the accounting cycle in service and merchandising business for a sole proprietorship.

CFM 38 10 sessions / 27.5 hours / LEHC / $369

Bookkeeping II

Companies today ask for financial information that enables them to make informed decisions in a rap- idly changing business environment. This course gives students the tools to understand how the ac- counting process puts all of a company’s financial data into standardized formats that can be used for decision making, analysis and planning. Areas of concentration include current and long-term assets, current and long-term liabilities and statements of cash flow. An introduction to accounting for partner- ships and corporations is included.

CFM 37 10 sessions / 27.5 hours / LEHC / $369 

Introduction to Individual& Business Taxation 

This course introduces you to federal income tax as it relates to individuals and businesses.  Areas of concentration include income inclusion and exclusion and deductions as they are defined utilizing the Internal Revenue Code and related material. Special classes of taxpayers including partnerships, estates, and trusts are considered as well as accounting and procedural rules. New York State and City taxes are covered

CFM 46 10 sessions / 27.5 hours / LEHC / $369


This hands-on course teaches students how to perform basic accounting procedures using this popular software. Computer systems enable organizations to systematically identify, acquire, store, analyze, distribute, and reuse information and knowledge to enhance organizational productivity and competitiveness. This course also describes the role of QuickBooks Accounting and Microsoft Excel in the development and management of record keeping initiatives. Prerequisites: Recent completion of CFM38, current experience or pre- test. A USB flash drive must be brought to first class. 

CFM 39 10 sessions /  LEHC / $435 

Effective Business Communication Writing & Oral Skills for Professionals

Are your communication skills holding you back in your job or in business? Learn how to communicate in a clear and professional manner.

CBS 28 8 sessions / 20 hours / LEHC / $245

Annual Federal Tax Refesher(AFTR) Course*

This 6-hour course with comprehension test addresses the 2018 general fi ling season concepts,tax updates and typical trouble areas identified bythe IRS. Successful completion of the course andtest counts toward the voluntary yearly requirement for obtaining an IRS Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP) Record of Completion for the 2018 filing season . The AFTR will satisfy the 6 AFTR CPE requirement for non-credentialed/non-exempt or unenrolled tax preparers. *Pending IRS approval

FTR 01 1 session / 8 hours / LEHC / $125

6 AFTR CPE credits*

*pending IRS Approval

 Physicians’ Practice Financial Management 

This workshop helps office  managers to develop the financial  acumen necessary to achieve and maintain profitable  medical practices.

Topics include:

  • Reconciliation of accounts receivable
  • Budget and cash flow  management
  • Analyzing profi tability
  • Goal setting
  • Decision making

Prerequisites: Two years of office  management

experience in a medical practice.

PFM 01 1 session / 4 hours / LEHC / $65

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