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AFSP/exempt Tax CE Package # 5 | 15 Hours | Online Materials | $73 total cost


$74 | 15 CPE hours 

Texts Included: All materials are included and viewable online.

Courses shown are for next year's (2018) tax season.  CPE courses must be completed by December 31, 2017 to obtain the Annual Filing Season Program Record of Completion for the 2018 tax season.

Meets the AFSP Exempt classification for state registered return preparers (OR, CA CTEC, MD), ACAT credentialed preparers (ABA & ATP) and preparers who passed the RTRP exam before the RTRP program was discontinued.  View details of the Exempt classification here.

Valid for: CPAs-many states, All EAs, Exempt-AFSPsOther professionals 

AFSP Exempt CPE requirements for 2017:  Exempt tax professionals need

  •   3 hours Tax Law Update
  • 10 hours any Federal Tax Law courses
  •   2 hours Ethics
  • 15 hours total

Deadline:  All courses must be completed by 12/31/17 to obtain the AFSP Record of Completion.

To quickly add the courses in this package to your cart,

  • Go to our Course Catalog here (opens in a new window)
  • Click on PKG #5: AFSP-15 hours (left side of screen)
  • Click "add to cart" for each one
  • Then, click Checkout

Scroll down this page to see a visual walk through of the checkout process.

Tax CE Package # 5 is made up of 4 courses:

 Course Name




Federal Tax Update CourseFederal Tax Law Update (PWX1017)
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Tax Return Preparer Ethical Issues CE courseTax Preparer Ethics (PWX9017)
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EIC tax course for AFSP tax preparationEarned Income Tax Credit (PWX0215)
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Retirement Plan Taxes for AFSP Tax Preparer coursesTax Treatment of Retirement Plans (PWX6014)
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Walk through of the checkout process

Step 1--Click here to go to the Course Catalog (opens in new window)

Step 2--Click "Pkg #5: AFSP-Exempt"

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Step 3--Click "Add to Cart" for each course

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Step 4--Click "Checkout" and follow the prompts



Format: Interactive self-study | 50-minute hour credit

Prerequisites: None

Advance preparation: None

Course level: Overview

Course last updated: January 12, 2017

Learning objectives: Click on "View Outline" (above) for each course to see learning objectives and outline of course material.

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