CTEC Continuing Education Requirements and Renewal

The Income Tax School is a CTEC approved continuing education provider for maintaining your CRTP license

We offer the following California CE options:

20-Hr CTEC CE Bundle

Includes the following 4 seminars to meet the annual California CE requirements:

  • 5-hr – California State Tax Law
  • 3-hr – Federal Tax Law Updates
  • 2-hr – Federal and California Ethics
  • 1-hr – The Preparer’s Guide to Identity Theft Seminar
    (Federal Tax Law)
  • 9 hr – Choose THREE additional 3-hour CE Seminars
    (Federal Tax Law)

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30-Hour Small Business I Tax Course – CA Edition

Includes the following 4 courses to meet the annual California CE requirements:

  • CA Edition – Small Business I course (2 Modules)
    • Gain a solid foundation for preparing business tax returns & researching tax issues for various forms of business entities
    • Includes partnerships and corporations
  • 5-hr – California State Tax Law
  • 3-hr – Federal Tax Law Updates
  • 2-hr – Federal and California Ethics

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CTEC Renewal Information

Renewal registration and CE must be complete by October 31st each year to maintain your status as a CRTP.

To renew your CTEC registration all CRTPs must…

  1. Complete 20-hours of continuing tax education by October 31st each year
    • 10-hrs fed tax law
    • 3-hrs fed tax update
    • 2-hrs Ethics
    • 5-hrs CA state
  2. Maintain a $5,000 tax preparer bond
  3. Ensure Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) is valid
  4. Renew your CTEC registration by October 31st

The Income Tax School is a CTEC approved provider of the continuing education courses required to maintain your CRTP license

We offer the following continuing education courses:

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