This course meets the 60-hour qualifying education requirement imposed by the state of California to become a California Registered Tax Preparer (CRTP). 45 Hours of federal tax law, which includes the required 2 hours of Ethics and 15 hours of California Tax Law. This course has been approved by the California Tax Education Council.
After each chapter, the student will complete online review questions and a Practice Tax Return (PTR). The Practice Tax Return will have their 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. PTR’s are based on the course content that has been covered so far.
CTEC requires the student to take a separate test for each of the following: Ethics, Federal Tax Law and California Tax Law. The Ethics final consists of 10 questions on the Ethics portion.
California Tax Law final will be at the end of the course and will consist of 75 questions.
The federal final will be administered directly after the California Tax Law final which consists of 215 questions. Which meets CTEC requirements of 5 questions per study hour.