Displaying: The CTP® Experience

Still Going

I have completed all of the questions and learning activities for chapters 4 & 5 and will be catching up on some publication reading before taking the final. Even though the course covers all of the relevant information for the tests in…

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Building Your Preparer Toolkit

After finishing the main reading materials for Chapter 4, I was pleasantly surprised to find a whole section at the end of the chapter which provided forms and advice on tax preparation.  Things such as common tax preparer mistakes, important interview questions,…

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Preparing for the Real World

As I completed the tests for Chapter 2 and 3, I felt a little uncomfortable with my excessive need to keep flipping back through the chapters to check my answers on the tax return preparation questions. By nature, I really like to…

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Re-evaluating My Goals

A lot has changed about how I will be studying in our short three weeks together and figured it might be a good idea to summarize some of those changes.  I hope that this will give you some insight into what hasn’t…

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Getting Started, Setting Goals

I love learning. Given the opportunity, I will read every line of a textbook and attempt to internalize every concept. While this was perfect for most of my college courses, it doesn’t quite work for a tax course and I will have…

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