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Course details:

  • Each 2-hour course is presented in self-study format with a 10 question final exam.
  • A copy of the final exam is located at the end of the course materials.
  • Submit the final exam online with a 70% or higher to receive credit.
  • Unlimited exam attempts at no additional charge.
Tax Courses
3232A - Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Securities (CARES) Act

This course covers the most significant aspects of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Securities (CARES) Act. It is in a format that summarizes the key points of the act and then a thorough FAQ section that will hopefully answer many of your questions.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3231A - Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

This course covers the most significant aspects of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). It is in a format that summarizes the key points of the act and then a thorough FAQ section that will hopefully answer many of your questions.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3101B - Business Entities: Introduction, Overview, and the Rights of Owners

This course covers the major attributes of various entity forms. It includes the requirements for the formation of various types of entities, an overview of recent changes, and the rights and obligations of owners in multi-owner businesses.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3102B - Business Entities: Control, Liability, and Professional Business Associations

This course covers the level of participation and personal liability characteristics for mangers and owners of various entity forms. It also includes information on the basic restrictions of professional business associations.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3103B - Business Entities: Distributions to Owners

This course covers the manner in which profits are distributed to the owners of various entities – be they partners in a general partnership or shareholders in a classic C corporation – and the manner in which they are taxed.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3104B - Business Entities: Transfer, Conversion, Merger, Termination, and Dissolution

This course covers the factors to consider related to transfers, conversions, and mergers of business entities. It also covers the rules governing the dissolution of various business forms.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3105B - Business Entities: Taxation

This course covers some of the tax impacts when choosing between various business entities.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3111C - Individual Income Tax: Income Part 1

This course covers basic information about the tax system and discuses which income is and is not taxed. Types of income discussed include: wages, salaries, tips, interest, dividends, social security, and others.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3112C - Individual Income Tax: Income Part 2

This course covers various types of income and discuses which ones are taxed and which ones are not. Types of income discussed include: rental income, retirement benefit and pensions, annuities, and others.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3113C - Individual Income Tax: Gains and Losses

This course covers investment gains and losses, including how to figure your basis in property. It will help you determine if a gain from selling or trading stocks, bonds, or other investment property is taxable and if a loss is or is not deductible. It also discuss gains from selling property you personally use.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3114C - Individual Income Tax: IRAs, Alimony and Education-Related Adjustments

This course covers some of the adjustments to income that you can deduct in figuring your adjusted gross income. Topics discussed here include: IRAs, Alimony, and education related adjustments.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3115C - Individual Income Tax: Various Income Adjustments

This course covers some of the adjustments to income that you can deduct in figuring your adjusted gross income. Topics discussed include: travel, transportation, gifts, and others.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3116C - Individual Income Tax: Deduction Part 1

This course covers some of the deductions used to figure taxable income. Deductions discussed here include: standard deduction, medical and dental expenses, taxes and interest.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3117C - Individual Income Tax: Deduction Part 2

This course covers some of the deductions used to figure taxable income. Deductions discussed here include: Contributions, nonbusiness casualty, and theft losses.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3118C - Individual Income Tax: Deduction Part 3 (Pass-Through Income)

This course covers some of the deductions used to figure taxable income. Deductions discussed here include: section 199A pass-through income and other itemized deductions

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3119C - Individual Income Tax: Figuring Your Taxes and Credits

This course covers how to figure your tax and how to figure the tax of certain children who have unearned income. It also discusses tax credits that, unlike deductions, are subtracted directly from your tax.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3121B - Divorce Taxation: Overview, Filling Status, and Alimony

This course cover the general tax issues associated with divorce. It also covers in more the detail issues involving filling status and the tax consequences of alimony

Area of Study: Tax | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3122B - Divorce Taxation: Community Property Laws and Property Settlements

This courses covers how community property laws affect how assets will be divided and the tax issues associated with property settlements due to divorce.

Area of Study: Tax | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3123B - Divorce Taxation: Dependent Care Credit and Claiming Dependents

This courses provides an overview of the child and dependent care tax credit and discusses the implications of divorce on its availability. It also includes details on how dependents can be claimed by divorced parents.

Area of Study: Tax | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3124B - Divorce Taxation: Retirement Benefits and Innocent Spouse Relief

This course covers the various forms of relief that may be available to a spouse or former spouse. It also includes information of the distribution and tax rules that govern the division of retirement plans associated with divorce.

Area of Study: Tax | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3131A - Settling Tax Debt: Overview, Collections and Installments

This course covers major tools that can be used to settle tax debts with the IRS. Topics include: the ‘Fresh Start’ initiative, methods of federal tax debt collection, and installment agreements.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3132A - Settling Tax Debt: Offers in Compromise

This course covers major tools that can be used to settle tax debts with the IRS. Topics include: the grounds for seeking, applying for, appealing, and rejecting an Offer in Compromise.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3133A - Settling Tax Debt: Relief and Bankruptcy

This course covers major tools that can be used to settle tax debts with the IRS. Topics include: Relief for liability for join returns and the common forms of bankruptcy protection.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3141C - Maximizing Deductions: Travel, Entertainment, Gifts, and Recordkeeping

This course includes current information related to transportation expenses, what travel expenses are deductible, the deductibility of meals and entertainment expenses, the restrictions on the deductions for business gifts, and the various recordkeeping requirements.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3142C - Maximizing Deductions: Transportation and How to Report

This course cover deductible transportation expenses, Section 179 deduction requirements, the rules regarding the depreciation of vehicles, as well as what is required to adequately account to an employer for employee business expenses.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3143C - Maximizing Deductions: Business Use of Your Home

This course covers the tax rules regarding the business use of a home as well as identifying how daycare facilities in a home qualify for different rules than other businesses.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3151B - Education Expenses Part 1

This course covers the various types of tax benefits and savings opportunities available for education. The topics covered here included: the types of educational assistance, American Opportunity Credit, lifetime learning credit, the tax treatment for student loans, and cancellations or repayment assistance for student loans.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3152B - Education Expenses Part 2

This course covers the various types of tax benefits and savings opportunities available for education. The topics covered here included: tax deductions for tuition and fees, Coverdell ESAs, qualified tuition programs, early distributions from IRAs, tax free bonds, employer-provided educational assistance plans, and business deduction for work-related education.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3161B - Small Business Tax Planning Part 1

This course covers strategies for a variety of small business tax planning needs. Topics in this course include: income and deduction strategies, strategies for opening or closing a business, strategies for running a side business, and strategies for running more than one business.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3162B - Small Business Tax Planning Part 2

This course covers strategies for a variety of small business tax planning needs. Topics in this course include: the nuances of the alternative minimum tax, FICA, other employment taxes, estimated taxes, electronic filing, extensions, retirement planning, succession planning, and various types of audits.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3171C - Roth IRAs

This course describes the benefits of a Roth IRA as compared to its traditional counterpart. The course also covers contribution limits, eligibility requirements, rules for converting one type of IRA into another, and rules governing the withdrawal of funds.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3181C - Partnership General Tax Information

This course is designed to give a general overview of the taxation of partnerships. It explains how income tax laws apply to partnerships and partners.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3191C - Taxes and Real Estate

Real estate is the largest investment most Americans will ever have. This course covers the tax implications of selling a home, as well as the investment of a second home for personal or rental purposes.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3241A - Tax Reform: Guide to Divorce

The new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has specific tax consequences for separated and divorced individuals and this course will ensure that you have a solid understanding of these changes. Major changes including the elimination of the alimony deduction, the tax modification of existing alimony agreements, whether to opt in or out of the new tax rule, and the child tax credit increase will all be addressed in this course material

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3251B - S Corporations: Tax Considerations

S corporations are currently the largest tax filer in the United States of America. This course covers the tax considerations in electing S corporation status and trusts that qualify as S corporation shareholders.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3252B - S Corporations: Requirements

S corporations are currently the largest tax filer in the United States of America. This course covers the statutory requirements to be an S Corporation.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3281A - S Corporations: Corporate Income Taxes and Credits

This course covers the tax rates and credits that affect S corporations.

Area of Study: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

Ethics Courses
9201C - Ethical Conduct for Enrolled Agents

This course is designed to meet specific ethics requirements for Enrolled Agents. It covers the IRS Circular 230, the NAEA Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct Rules, and IRS Practice Issues.

Area of Study: Regulatory Ethics | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

9211C - IRS Circular 230

This course is designed to meet general ethics requirements. It covers the IRS Circular 230 and Statements on Standards for Tax Services.

Area of Study: Regulatory Ethics | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

9221C - Frivolous Tax Positions

This course discusses various frivolous tax arguments and scams in relation to a federal tax preparer’s ethical obligations under IRS Circular 230. Additional information is provided on the civil and criminal penalties that can apply to your clients and the various penalties that can apply to you, the tax preparer, that violates ethical standards and your obligations under Circular 230.

Area of Study: Regulatory Ethics | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

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Ethics: 2 hours per year

CE Deadlines: 12/31 Annually

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