This Tax Course is for CTEC and the IRS (AFSP)
renew my CTEC registration for 2020-2021 by 1/15/2021. Which course do I take
to update my CTEC status?
I am not yet
registered as a tax preparer in California. Which course do I take to
become a certified tax professional?
I don't have
a CTEC identification number. Can I take the 20-hour course for IRS
offer a 15-hour federal-only course?
Do you offer continuing education for
Enrolled Agents (EAs)?
Do you offer
continuing education for CPAs?
Do you offer this course in Spanish?
Do you offer this course in a classroom
setting with a live instructor?
How do I enroll or sign up for this course?
How do I pay for this tax course?
Is the $24.50 fee the total cost
for the course?
What if I don't pass this
course? Will I get a refund?
Beginning or Completing the Tax
Why is this course often referred to as a
"20-hour" course? Is that a minimum or maximum time limit? Am I going to
be timed while taking this course?
I have not yet started my tax
course. Where do I record my test answers?
Do I have to finish reading the
textbooks before beginning the final exam?
get the course books by mail? Instead of reading electronic files on my
computer screen, I would rather have hard copies of the course
What is the "deadline" for
completing the 2021 continuing education program?
After the Tax Course
After sending you my test information, how
long must I wait to get my certificate, credits, and score?
If I don't pass this course, will you tell
me which questions I got wrong?
How does your school report a course
completion to CTEC and the IRS?
After completing the 20-hour
course, does your school renew my registration for me?
Will I be able to renew my
2021-2022 registration with CTEC before August 1?
Will I be able to renew my PTIN
with the IRS before October 15?
Noneducational Requirements for
Is this course all I need to qualify for
CTEC registration renewal?
What is a "tax preparer bond" and
where can I get one?
Do you recommend any tax software?
Contact Us (or CTEC)
What are your days and hours of operation?
My question is not
on this list. Take me to CTEC's Q&A page.
My question is not on this list. How can
I contact you?