CTEC 60 Hour Qualifying Education

CTEC 60 Hour Qualifying Education

QE Credits: 45 Federal Tax Law, 15 California Tax Law

This course meets the 60-hour Qualifying Education requirement (45 hours of Federal Tax Law, which includes the required 2 hours of Ethics and 15 hours of California Tax Law) imposed by the state of California to become a California Registered Tax Preparer (CRTP). 

In this beginner CA tax preparer course, you will learn…
  • How to prepare a federal individual tax return
  • Filing status
  • Which form to use
  • Credits the taxpayer qualifies for

 

This course contains 15 Chapters; after each chapter, the student will complete online review questions and a Practice Tax Return (PTR). PTR’s are based on the course content that has been covered so far and will have its own set of review questions. Returns that use the Schedule A are prepared with state income tax withholding on line 5 and the additional state-specific taxes such as CASDI. 

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Chapter 1: Ethics

This chapter will explain how to determine who qualifies as a tax return preparer, what representation rights a preparer has, how that individual is bound by the Circular 230 guidelines, and what it means for a tax preparer to behave ethically and responsibly.

Chapter 2: Best Practices to Counteract Cybercrime

 

Chapter 3: Compiling Taxpayers Information

 

 

 

 

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Chapter 4: Filing Status, Dependents, and Deductions

 

 

 

 

Chapter 5: Income

 

 

 

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Chapter 6: Interest and Dividends

 

 

 

Chapter 7: Tax Credits and Payments

 

 

 

Chapter 8: Adjustments to Income

 

 

 

Chapter 9: Itemized Deductions

 

 

 

Chapter 10: Other Taxes and Taxpayer Penalties

 

 

 

 

Chapter 11: Capital Gains and Losses

 

 

 

Chapter 12: Business Income

 

 

 

Chapter 13: Depreciation

 

 

 

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Chapter 14: Electronic Filing

 

 

 

 

Chapter 15: Extensions and Amendments

 

 

 

 

 

Course Details

Included in this course

Title: 2021 CTEC 60 Hour Qualifying Education
Level: Beginner
Delivery Method: Self-study
CTEC Vendor: #2080
CTEC Course: 2080-QE-001

To earn a certificate of completion:

• Pass Quizzes with 70% (or higher)
• Pass Each Final with 70% (or higher)
• Complete Course Survey

• 15 Chapters (eBook)
• Quizzes 
• Videos
• Practice Tax Return
• Practice Tax Return Final
• Finals (3)
   » Ethics 
   » Federal Tax Law 
   » California Tax Law 

All CTEC Registered Tax Preparers (CRTP) must...

 • First complete 60-hours (45 hours federal and 15 hours state) of qualifying tax education from a CTEC Approved Provider

• Obtain a PTIN (Preparer Tax Identification Number) from the IRS

• Purchase a $5,000 tax preparer bond

• Register with CTEC within 18 months from the completion date on the certificate of completion

• Registration Fee with CTEC $33

This course has been approved by the California Tax Education Council (2080-QE-001), which fulfills the 60-hour qualifying education requirement imposed by the state of California to become a tax preparer. A listing of additional requirements to register as a tax preparer may be obtained by contacting CTEC at P.O. Box 2890, Sacramento, CA, 95812-2890 or 1-877-850-2832 or www.CTEC.org.

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$480.00Price