Continuing Education for Tax Professionals since 1989


20-Hour Federal and California Tax Law Course

The Tax Institute's Annual CPE Course, #1007-CE-0018, 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 2018 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. We will cover the News on Income Federal and California State Taxes; For the Federal law, we will cover everything about the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA); we analyze how the new TJCA changes the individual, business, retirement and corporations tax law. The course explains how this Act will affect taxpayers' paychecks during 2018 and once they file their 2018 income tax return. Comparison of taxes and credits between pre-Act and post-Act is covered in the course. The Child Tax Credit, the Family Tax credit and the changes to the Schedule A are also covered. On the Tax Update Section, we provide an integral action for business and taxpayers against cyber-criminals and online scams affecting tax information. The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TITGA) is fighting tax scammers; the course explains how California New Tax Law and other topics. During late December 2018, you will have online access to an update on changes for the tax year 2018 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 2018. CTEC is mandatory. All our courses include shipping and handling. 

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