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Why The New Tax Laws Are Like New Years Resolutions – Not All Of Them Will Last

Why The New Tax Laws Are Like New Years Resolutions – Not All Of Them Will Last Although there was a great deal of press coverage of the latest tax reforms in the media over the last few weeks, it is critical that people realize that not all of these changes are permanent, and in that respect, financial planning needs to take this into consideration. Every financial decision made needs to be carefully planned and implemented, and in order [...]


The New Tax Bill Proposals Could Spell Bad News For California Home Owners

The tax reforms which were a key part of the recent election campaign are starting to move forward, and it could spell bad news for California property owners. The headline claim by the politicians is that the average American family would save $1,182 per year, but as with most tax-related matters, the devil is in the detail. Tax matters are always complicated, and however you split the circle, there will always be winners and losers, and it is the people [...]


President Trump’s Future Tax Plan

President Trump is planning to embark on the largest tax-cutting reforms since the days of Reagan, but when listening to his speeches, the details are surprisingly scarce. Let’s have a look at what has been outlined so far – Simplification Currently, there are seven different tax bands in the tax system, but under the new proposals, this would be slashed to just three. Those three would be 10, 25 and 35 percent. While this might seem like a great idea, [...]

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How To Grow And Develop Your Tax Business

The hard part of becoming a tax preparer was completing the qualifications; now you simply have to sit back and reap the rewards of your hard work right? WRONG. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but the reality is that the work is only just starting. That’s the bad news; the good news is that provided you put in the hard work and effort required, you have the foundation for a very successful career. The purpose of this [...]


CTEC Course Enrollment Is Now Open CTEC Registered Tax Preparers – . CTEC renewal courses are now available for enrollment! The deadline to renew is October 31st, but we are offering the absolute lowest prices for the month of June if you sign up early. We are also offering group discounts if you have more than 1 person who needs to enroll in the course. Give us a call at 800-349-8905 to speak to a Tax Course Advisor. Click here to enroll in the 20 Hour CTEC Renewal Course.


Step By Step Guide To Becoming A California Tax Preparer

Are you looking to become a Certified Tax Preparer? Maybe you have a keen interest in finance but have neither the financial support or inclination to attend college for four years to become a qualified accountant.   The good news is that becoming a Certified Tax Preparer is not as hard as many would imagine, and here at Tax Course Central, we can provide you with all of the tools and qualifications that you need to build a successful business, [...]

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Preparing For The 2018 Tax Season

Before the next tax season begins, tax preparers will want to be prepared and up to date on the newest tax updates, procedures, and policies before they step back into the office. We’ve put together a list of some important things to do before the 2018 tax season, including steps to enrollment for the Annual Filing Season Program. Tax Law Updates Be sure to know the new changes to the tax laws including new forms, policies and rules (Affordable Care Act). [...]

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Benefits of Self Study, Text Based IRS Tax Courses

The Annual Filing Season Program courses are soon becoming available for tax preparers to enroll in, and each AFSP course provider will offer a specific study format for their customers. Which format is best for you? We recommend self study, text based learning when it comes to IRS continuing education. Text based course learning is a popular form of online continuing education for tax professionals, and here are a few reasons why. Self-study doesn’t depend on Internet access once you have [...]

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The Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP) Deadline – Don’t Wait Last Minute.

If you’re a tax preparer who is considering participating in the IRS Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP), you should be aware of the deadline to complete your continuing education. The deadline for the Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP) course completion is December 31st This deadline applies to both exempt and non-exempt tax preparers. With the convenience that Tax Course Central offers to finish your continuing education at any time, you’ll want to be mindful not to put off your continuing education until [...]


The Benefits of the AFSP Annual Filing Season Program Course

Do you prepare tax returns for compensation? Participating in the IRS Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP) is highly beneficial even though you are not required to do so. All you need is a valid PTIN (preparer tax identification number.) The goal of the AFSP is to give unenrolled tax preparers (which would be anyone who is not an Enrolled Agent, CPA, or tax attorney) recognition for their efforts while encouraging continuing education. Since credentialed tax professionals are obligated to stay [...]