Required Tax Preparer Hours for California

In addition to 45 required federal hours, you are required to complete 15 hours of CTEC approved tax education to become a tax preparer in the state of California. Please complete the following topics to complete your CTEC approved tax education requirement. If you need continuing education please go to 20 Hour tax courses instead.

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Course Topics

  Course Name                                                  
Tax Topic CA 1 Filing A California Tax Return
Tax Topic CA 2 California Itemized Deductions
Tax Topic CA 3 Claiming California Credits
Tax Topic CA 4 Renting or Selling California Property
Tax Topic CA 5 California Retirement Income
Tax Topic CA 6 California Business
  CA Topics Final Exam