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Become a California Registered Tax Preparer CRTP.
Approved by CTEC.   

Course: ACCT 17 – Income Tax Preparation (CTEC Approved)
Prerequisite: None  
Term: Fall 2017
Day & Time:
Section A: M/W - 12:45 PM – 2:50PM
Section B: T/TH – 6:45PM – 8:50PM

CTEC Provider Number 6244 (QE – Face-To-Face)

Santa Monica College offers a California Tax Education Council (CTEC) approved qualifying tax course that teaches you everything you need to know to legally prepare tax returns.

Start and operate your own successful tax practice; or take on a well-paid job preparing tax returns in an accounting or tax preparation firm. The California Tax Preparer Course, written in an accessible style – using non-technical language – guides you through Taxation by way of easy-to-master lesson units.

Even if you have no previous knowledge of tax preparation, the California Tax Preparer Course, which consists of our nationally accredited Federal Tax Preparation Course and the additional required California state instruction, will provide you with the proper training – covering all pertinent phases of the Federal and California State Individual and Small Business income tax so you can become a CTEC  California Registered Tax Preparer – CRTP.

Approved by the California Tax Education Council – CTEC
Tax preparers in the state of California are required to be registered with the state. Santa Monica College is approved by the California Tax Education Council (CTEC) as a provider for the required Qualifying Education.