I am not yet registered as a tax preparer in California. Which course do I take to become a certified tax professional?
You need to successfully complete an entry-level course before registering with CTEC. This basic tax course is often referred to as CTEC qualifying education, the 60-hour course, or -- as we call it -- the California beginner course.
We are not offering the beginner course at this time. Please click on the following link to search for a CTEC-approved qualifying education provider: