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Coming soon--available June 1, 2017 as per IRS regulations

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Text included: Yes (PDF ebook) 
Valid for: AFSP only 
 Not valid for:  EA | CPA | others

The Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP) requires courses that must be completed by December 31st in order to qualify for the AFSP Record of Completion for the following year's tax season.

For non-exempt preparers, one of the courses that must be completed for the AFSP is the Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) course.  This course can only be offered from June 1 to December 31 of each year per the IRS regulations.

Our AFTR course for the 2018 filing season will be available on our site June 1, 2017.  This course:

  • provides 6 hours of CPE credit
  • costs $40
  • unlimited retakes at no additional charge
  • 100% open book
  • after you pass the final exam, we automatically submit your hours to the IRS

You can take the other coures needed for the AFSP at any time during the year, but you can only take the AFTR course June 1 to December 31.  All courses must be completed by December 31st.

Let us know if you have any questions and we look forward to seeing you on the website!


Yes we report your CE hours to the IRS We do report your CE hours earned to the IRS electronically.  We are an approved IRS CPE provider for Enrolled Agents and Tax Preparers.

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Which courses should I take for AFSP CPE?

As per the rules outlined by the IRS, qualifying Annual Filing Season Program CPE must be in the areas of:

  • Federal Tax Law (all AFSP)
  • Ethics (all AFSP)
  • Tax Law Update (exempt)
  • Annual Federal Tax Refresher/AFTR (non-exempt) This course only available June 1 to December 31 each year.

All FunCPE  tax courses qualify for AFSP Federal Tax Law CPE. Our ethics courses qualify for all required AFSP ethics CE.  *BUT* there are specific tax course requirements depending on whether you are Exempt or Non-Exempt.

You can:

Sign up for a tax package which includes ethics:

~ or ~

Select your individual courses using the Exempt or Non-Exempt requirements:

FunCPE exams are available online 24/7 to help you meet your CPE requirements on time. 

The Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) 6 hour course is only available June 1 to December 31 of each year.  All courses must be completed by December 31st in order to receive the AFSP designation.