This course has been approved by the California Tax Education Council for 20 hours of California continuing education and is approved by the IRS for 15 hours of continuing education.
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The Reference Guide includes 4 Parts:
I. 2 Hours Ethics
II. 10 Hours Federal Tax Law
III. 5 Hours California Tax Law
IV. 3 Hours Federal and State Updates.
To receive the 20 CE hours, you must complete all 4 parts of the course and the Final Exam. Do not skip any of the parts. Only completing the Final Exam will not grant you 20 hours.
Click the reference guide to begin your course.
Once your Certificate of Completion has been printed; LTPA will upload your continuing education hours to IRS and CTEC within 10 business days. Your course is not completed until your hours have been reported to CTEC.
You need to register yearly with CTEC by October 31 to avoid paying a penalty. If you do not register by January 15; you will need to retake the 60 hour course again.
Don’t delay your hours being uploaded; make sure your PTIN and CTEC number are entered in your profile page.