10 Free Accounting Classes & Resources

Accounting is a fundamental part of running a successful business, and accountants are necessary in every type of business. If you're interested in learning more about the field, finding out where you can get accounting education, or enhancing your current accounting skills, the following free resources can help you achieve your goals.

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Free Accounting Courses and Programs

If crunching numbers, balancing ledgers, and creating budgets are your passion, Study.com offers numerous articles describing the free courses (online and in-person) and programs available to help you develop and increase your accounting knowledge and skills. Explore the resources below to find education in the accounting topics that you need for your career:

Free Payroll and Financial Accounting Resources

Payroll and Financial accounting are in-demand roles within many companies. The below resources provide lists of courses and resources around both topics:

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Free Tax Preparation and QuickBooks Resources

There's nothing guaranteed other than death and taxes! We've compiled our resources around QuickBooks (a popular tax preparation software) and general tax preparation. Check them out here:

Free Bookkeeping Resources

Bookkeeping is a crucial component of accounting involving recording of financial transactions. The below resources list free online courses and programs:

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