CTP® Continuing Education Requirements

Requirements for the Chartered Tax Professional designation

Beginning with the year after you qualify as a Chartered Tax Professional, you must complete 15 hours of Continuing Education (CE) each year to maintain your CTP® status. The CE requirement for a CTP® can be completed through our tax school and our online tax courses. The CE reporting period is by calendar year, January 1 through December 31.

Chartered Tax Professionals must complete a total of 15 hours each year in the following categories:

  • 9 hours of Federal Tax Law
  • 3 hours of Ethics
  • 3 hours of Federal Tax Law Updates

Download a CE Diary to track your credits