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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

3101A - 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

3102A - 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

3103A - Business Entities: Owner Distributions

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

3104A - 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

3105A - Business Entities: Taxation

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

3111B - 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: Taxes | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3112B - Individual Income Tax: Income Part 2

This course covers various types of income and discuses which ones are taxed and which ones are not. Topics include: the proper treatment of rental property income and expenses, the various requirements regarding retirement plan taxation, and the taxability of various types of other income.

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

3113B - Individual Income Tax: Gains and Losses

This course covers investment gains and losses. Topics include: the factors to consider in calculating the basis of property, the taxability of the sale of personal use property, the capital gain rates for the current year, and the special tax rules related to selling your home.

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

3114B - 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 include: the thresholds, requirements, and additional taxes related to individual retirement arrangements, what is and is not alimony, and education-related adjustments that can be made to income.

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

3115B - 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: Taxes | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3116B - Individual Income Tax: Deduction Part 1

This course covers some of the deductions used to figure taxable income. Topics covered include: the standard deduction amounts for the current year, the deductibility characteristics of medical and dental expenses, what types of interest you can and cannot deduct, what taxes you can deduct if you itemize deductions.

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

3117B - Individual Income Tax: Deductions Part 2

This course covers some of the deductions used to figure taxable income. Topics discussed include: the types of charitable contributions you can deduct and the records you should keep and the tax treatment of personal casualty and theft losses.

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

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

This course covers some of the deductions used to figure taxable income. Topics include: types of other itemized deductions allowable to reduce adjusted gross income and the rules in the TCJA related to claiming a deduction for “qualified business income.”

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

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

This course covers how to figure your tax and how to figure the tax of children. Topics discussed include: various alternative minimum tax adjustments and preference items, unearned income of certain children, who qualifies to take the credit for the elderly or disabled, limits of the child tax credit, the limit of investment income to qualify for the earned income credit, eligibility to claim the premium tax credit, among others.

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

3121A - 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 involing filling status and the tax consequences of alimony.

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

3122A - 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: Taxation | Credits: 2 | Exam: 10 Questions | Level: Basic | Preparation: None

3123A - 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.

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

3124A - 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: Taxation | 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

3141A - Maximizing Deductions: Travel Entertainment and Gifts

This course covers the ins and outs of maximizing business deductions. Information related to traveling away from home, meals, entertainment expenses, and business gifts will be discussed in detail.

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

3142A - Maximizing Deductions: Transportation, Recordkeeping and How to Report

This course covers the ins and outs of maximizing business deductions. Information related to transportation expenses, record keeping requirements, and reporting requirements will be discussed in detail.

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

3143A - Maximizing Deductions: Business Use of Your Home

This course covers the ins and outs of maximizing business deductions. Information related to using your home as a business will be discussed in detail.

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

3151A - 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

3152A - 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

3161A - 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

3162A - 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

3171A - 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

3181A - General Partnership Taxation

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

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

3191A - 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

Ethics Courses
9201A - 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

9211A - 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

9221A - 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

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