CTEC Renewal Deadline October 31, 2018

California Tax Education Council (CTEC) 2018/2019 renewal registration cycle began on August 1, 2018. To renew, you must have:

  • Current bond information;
  • A renewed PTIN;
  • 20 hours of CE (10 hours of federal tax law, 3 hours of federal tax law updates, 2 hours of ethics and 5 hours of state) already uploaded into the CTEC database; and
  • A Visa or MasterCard to pay the $33 registration fee.
  CRTPs cannot prepare tax returns for a fee without a current CTEC registration. CRTPs who also plan to represent clients during IRS examinations are required to participate in the IRS Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP) to receive limited representation rights. To qualify, CTEC renewal registrations must be completed no later than December 31, 2018. Click here for more information, and here to begin the renewal process.