Complying with CTEC Continuing Educational Requirements

According to California state law, all tax preparers must comply with the continuing education act and be CTEC certified every year. This is the time of year that tax professionals in the state of California dread or procrastinate until just days or worse, hours before the deadline. That’s probably because before, it was a hassle to find the materials, take the test, and mail in your results. Now, thanks to the convenient online course you can find at, getting your CTEC certificate renewed couldn’t be easier!

For just $17, you can take the 20 hour course online from the comfort of your own home or office. The CTEC course is designed to cover the most recent federal and state changes that will impact you as a tax preparer for the current tax year. After you take the course, you’ll receive all the credit course required by the California Tax Education Council. That’s everything you need to apply for your CTEC renewal.

Taking the course is fast, convenient, and easy. Just go to and click on the course of your choice. You have two options. Taking the online course for $17, or if you prefer to have the printed materials to study from, you can pay an extra $10. All you will need to enroll is your CTEC registration number and a credit card.

As soon as enrollment is complete, you will have full access to the CTEC training materials where you can begin getting acquainted with the changing laws that will affect you and your clients. Once you are done with the materials, you are ready take the online CTEC test. You can take as much time as you need to complete this course, and you can refer back to your materials at any time if you are not sure about an answer. It’s all multiple choice and true/false questions, and you can take the course as many times as you need to in order to receive a passing grade.

Once you pass the test, you will receive your certification of completion and will notify the CTEC that you are eligible to renew your certification. Then all you have to do is go to and renew your certificate. It’s that easy! So this year, don’t wait until the last minute! Go to today and get your CTEC renewed!