CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR CALIFORNIA REGISTERED TAX PREPARERS (CRTP)

The California Tax Education Council (CTEC) was established by the California State Legislature to promote competent tax preparation within the State of California. CRTPs need to complete continuing education to renew their registration every year.

MY-CPE LLC is approved by the California Tax Education Council (CTEC) (Approval id: 6273) and it offers Continuing Education courses for California Tax Professionals (CRTP). We are focused on providing quality continuing education to California Tax Professionals (CRTP) that incorporates the qualified subject areas. Our CTEC-approved CE courses are authored/reviewed by industry specialists and subject matter experts.  All our courses are designed in a way to ensure that courses meet your continuing education requirements.
 
CALIFORNIA TAX PROFESSIONALS (CRTP) CE REQUIREMENT OVERVIEW

CE Requirements
20 hours of CE is required every year
License Renewal Period
Renew registration by October 31st each year
CE Reporting Cycle
CE must be completed by October 31st each year
Ethics Requirement
There are 2 hours of Ethics requirements for CTEC professionals.
Carry Over Credits
CRTP cannot carry forward credits to the next reporting cycle.

California Tax Professionals (CRTP) are required to complete 20-hours
  • 10 hours of federal tax law,
  • 3 hours federal tax update,
  • 2 hours of Ethics and
  • 5 hours for State tax of continuing tax education each year
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CRTPs have to complete 2 hours of Ethics every year.
 
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California Tax Professionals (CRTP) are required to renew CE compliance every year before October 31st.

CE must be completed by October 31st each year.

Here is a link to the CTEC website to access FAQs on CE Requirement and Regulations for California Tax Professionals (CRTP).

As per the standards defined in Circular 230, allowable course subjects are:

  • Federal taxation
  • Federal tax-related matters, such as Accounting, Tax preparation software, Taxation
  • Federal ethics
  • California Taxation

However, the primary focus of the course must be Federal tax.

myCPE Package for California Tax Professionals (CRTP)  meets all the CE requirements of California Tax Professionals (CRTP). It includes

  • 10 hours of federal tax law,
  • 3 hours federal tax update,
  • 2 hours of Ethics and
  • 5 hours for State tax

There are following minimum CE requirements in a particular subject area:-

  • 10 hours of federal tax law,
  • 3 hours federal tax update,
  • 2 hours of Ethics and
  • 5 hours for State tax

The license can be renewed by payment of a renewal fee of $33.

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California Tax Professionals (CRTP)can complete 100% of the total required CE credits hours via self-study courses. i.e., CRTP can complete all 20 hours via self-study courses from CTEC-approved CE sponsors as myCPE is approved by CTEC (Sponsor id 6273). Our Package for CTEC Professionals is 100% compliant with that requirement.

CRTPs need to

  • Complete 20-hours (10 hours federal tax law, 3 hours federal tax update, 2 hours of Ethics and 5 hours for State) of continuing tax education each year
  • Maintain a valid PTIN (Preparer Tax Identification Number) from the IRS
  • Maintain a $5,000 tax preparer bond
  • Renew the registration by October 31st of each year
  • Renewal Registration with CTEC $33

Credits may not be carried over from one certification cycle to the next reporting cycle.

  • CRTPs status will be changed to expired until they complete the required education and complete the renewal application. They will also need to pay a $88.00 fee, ($33.00 registration fee and $55.00 late fee). Their status will remain expired until their application is processed by CTEC.
  • Their bond may be canceled by their insurance/surety company and a tax preparer may not conduct business without a current surety bond.
  • CRTPs who do not renew their registration by January 15th of each year, will have to retake the 60-hour qualifying education course by an approved education provider and register as a new tax preparer with CTEC.

CTEC Approved Providers are required to electronically submit their hours to CTEC.

myCPE provides courses that are approved for continuing education credits by NASBA. Based on the guidelines issued by these boards regarding Continuing Education Requirements, we recommend the programs/ webinars to be suitable for NASBA specified in each webinar. However, it will be the responsibility of each attendee to ensure that they are eligible for the Continuing Education Credits based on their occupation/ job profile, knowledge requirements as well as guidelines laid down by their regulatory board before registering for the webinars.

CLICK HERE to view the CTEC website for CE requirements for California Tax Professionals (CRTP).

myCPE APPROVALS

Approved By
National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) 143597
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) GEHNZ
California Tax Education Council (CTEC) 6273
Certified Financial Planner Board (CFP) 8061
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) RP5359
Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) 714694
FP Canada CE17222
American Payroll Association (APA) 372961
Texas State Board of Public Accountancy (TSBPA) 010556
Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation (IDFPR) 158002756
New York State Board of Public Accountancy (NYSPA) 002976
Courses Eligible for CPE of Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) Approved
Courses Eligible for CPE of Certified Valuation Analysts (CVA) Approved
Institute of Finance and Management (IOFM) Approved
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) Approved
Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) Approved

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