Chartered Tax Professional (CTP)

Certification issued and maintained by

The Surgent Income Tax School

The CTP certificate was previously  issued by The People’s Income Tax, Inc. and was acquired by Surgent in 2018.

Continuing Education Requirements for CTP®

A Chartered Tax Professional® must meet continuing education requirements similar to those that Enrolled Agents meet. If you are both an EA and a CTP®, you can use your EA courses to meet your CTP® education requirements.

Beginning the year after you qualify for the CTP designation, to maintain your certification you must meet the following CPE requirements:

Annually earn 15 hours total:

  • 2 hours ethics
  • 3 hours federal tax law updates
  • 10 hours federal tax law courses (any subject related to federal tax law)

FunCPE ethics and tax courses are available to meet these requirements.

All FunCPE tax and ethics courses qualify for CTP CPE credit

Because this is a national certification, Chartered Tax Professionals in every state can receive credit for our courses.

Accordingly, FunCPE offers ethics, tax law update and a wide variety of tax law courses.  

We welcome Chartered Tax Professionals to our site and would like to serve your needs better. Please contact us with any suggestions for new course topics for Chartered Tax Professionals CPE specifically.