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Help Wanted - Staff Accountant/Preparer - Sacramento Area 

   Busy tax and accounting firm in the Sacramento area is looking for a full-time, year-round staff accountant/preparer. We are seeking an EA with an accounting background, familiar with tax-basis financial statement preparation and payroll processing.

Help Wanted - Experienced Tax Pro Plus New EA - North County San Diego 

   Rare openings at a busy/diverse tax office for two positions: 1st - Experienced tax professional to prepare individual and corporate taxes; 2nd - Paid internship for a new EA.

Help Wanted - Enrolled Agent or EA Candidate - Roseville 

   Local Roseville tax office looking for full-time Enrolled Agent or EA candidate. Working client list already in place. 400-600 clients depending on ability. Primarily individual, California-based tax returns.

Help Wanted - Seasonal Tax Preparer - Burlingame 

   Small Burlingame CPA firm seeks Tax Preparer for the upcoming season, Feb. - April 2020. Preparation of individual and trust federal and state tax returns. Full-time and part-time hours available. Knowledge of Lacerte and UltraTax a plus.

Continuing Education (CE) Requirements

Annual CE Requirements

Enrolled Agents

In order to maintain the license, enrolled agents must complete 72 hours within a 3-year cycle based on the last digit of their social security number. The IRS CE reporting period is by calendar year, January 1 through December 31. The IRS enforces a 16-hour minimum per year, and requires 2 hours on Ethics per year. Learn more.


California State Bar attorneys who are certified legal specialists in the area of Taxation Law must obtain 36 MCLE hours and must report their legal specialist education every three years. Learn more.

Certified Financial Planners (CFP)

CFP® professionals are required to complete 30 CE credit hours each two-year reporting period: 28 credit hours of General CE and 2 credit hours of CFP Board-approved Ethics CE. Learn more.

Certified Public Accountants (CPA)

CPAs are responsible for complying with all applicable CE requirements, rules and regulations of state boards of accountancy. Learn more about the CE requirements for CPAs by state.

CTEC Registered Tax Preparer (CRTP)

CRTPs must obtain 20-hours (10 hours federal tax law, 3 hours federal tax update, 2 hours of Ethics and 5 hours for State) of continuing tax education each year and must renew by October 31. Learn more.


CSEA CE requirements exceed the Internal Revenue Service’s standards: Full Members and CA EA associates must acquire 30 hours of CE per calendar year.