This is Volume 1 of 2. The objective of this self-study course is to teach 1040 tax preparation without the help of tax preparation software. The student will learn line by line the 1040 and how the most common schedules flow into the 1040. This course is designed for beginners and intermediate level tax preparers. Included are instructor led videos for each of the 20 chapters, an e-book, chapter review questions, tax practice activities and a text book for easy reference. This course qualifies for 15 hours of IRS Approved Continuing Education.