Continuing Education for Tax Professionals since 1989


20-Hour Federal and California Tax Law Course

The Tax Institute's Annual CPE Course, #1007-CE-0019, has been approved by CTEC and the IRS for continuing education. Successful graduates earn 15 hours of Federal and 5 hours of California credit towards their annual renewal requirements. This course meets the new CTEC standards regarding word counting length. New CTEC requirements increase the text materials. The level of this course is Basic. A listing of additional requirements to renew tax preparer registration may be obtained by contacting CTEC at P.O. Box 2890, Sacramento, CA, 95812-2890, by phone at (877) 850-CTEC, or on the Internet at

The Tax Institute is pleased to announce that the 2019 edition of our continuing education correspondence study course is now ready for shipment. This course can be done in the comfort of your home or office. The objective of our course is to update the preparer with the latest laws as they pertain to individual returns and to review important current statutes.

The only prerequisite for our course is a general working knowledge of individual income taxes. This year our textbook will cover both Federal and California tax laws. You will need no other book. For the Federal law, we will cover what changes were made to the personal and business tax law, Retirement Plans, Health Benefits Under the TCJA. The new Tax Act reduces the deductions on Schedule A; this course explains how. For California, we will cover Updates on California Audits, California Itemized Deductions , California Sales Tax Evasion. During late December 2019, you will have online access to an update on changes for the tax year 2019 for free.

It's simple! Call our number now or click on the order link below. Your study materials, examination questions, and answer sheet will be shipped the same day if you place your order before noon. It is an open book exam. A minimum passing grade of 70% is required, but if you score below, you may retake the test one time more at no extra charge. The exams emphasize the new tax laws. Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion.

This course satisfies the State of California and IRS requirements to renew your tax license and costs only $49.95 (Email version) $64.95 (printed version) (Includes shipping and sales tax!). All our courses have a money back guarantee. Just return the materials within 15 days no questions asked.

Your passing grade will be uploaded to the IRS. If not a CPA or EA, the continuing education for IRS is voluntary for 2019. CTEC is mandatory. All our courses include shipping and handling. 

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