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Course Description

Once upon a time, you were looking to become a professional tax preparer in the State of California. 

Then you found this 60 Hour CTEC Basic Income Tax Course , then you bought this 60 Hour CTEC Basic Income Tax Course, then you loved this 60 Hour CTEC Basic Income Tax Course because it helped you achieve your goals.

This 60 hour CTEC-approved qualifying education online basic income tax course has helped thousands of people get their start in the tax business and we hope you're next!

What makes this online CTEC 60 hour qualifying education basic income tax course different than all the rest?

  • This course is taught by people who have decades of real-life experience in the tax business. We teach based on REAL-LIFE EXPERIENCE, not just "book learning."
  • This course is not super-boring like most tax education, in fact we like to have fun with our tax training.  Some call us crazy, but we believe that learning about taxes should NOT be more boring than watching paint dry.  
  • This course is updated for all the new Tax Reform Laws, including giving you our exclusive insights into what you need to do to position yourself for maximum success in this "New Era of Tax."

This 60 hour CTEC online basic income tax course you're looking at now will give you the rock solid foundation you need to succeed as a paid professional tax preparer.  We have packed decades of knowledge and experience into this course. Thousands of tax pros have used this course to build their knowledge and achieve tax career success.

This course is a combination of: 

  • Comprehensive, detailed PDF Textbook
  • Interactive Review Questions
  • Extensive video training how to actually do the things instead of just reading out of a book.

We just completed a major update of this course, added a bunch of new training videos, etc., so this 60 Hour CTEC Qualifying Education Basic Income Tax Course is TUNED UP and ready to rock your world.

We have a 14 day money back guarantee on this course so you can feel free to try it with no risk.  The only exception to our guarantee is if you complete the course and we report your hours, in that case there are no refunds.  This way, you can feel free to buy and try with no risk whatsoever!

You can get started today and you'll have 365 days access to all materials so that you can work through the course at your own pace.

If you have questions about whether or not this course is the right fit for your needs, please feel free to contact our customer support team via email or call us (or text message us) directly (310) 422 - 1283.

  • CTEC Course # QE-6201-0014
  • IRS Education Provider Number: MPMDK
  • IRS Course Number: MPMDK-T-00071-20-S
  • 45 Hours Federal Tax
  • 15 Hours California Tax
  • Level: Basic to Intermediate
  • Education Provider Name: Pronto Tax School, Inc.
  • Education Provider #6201

Course Reviews

Gabe Bandy

4 star rating

“Well organized, split into palatable pieces, easy to study.”

“Well organized, split into palatable pieces, easy to study.”

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Kendra Whitney

5 star rating

“Hey guys - not a review but didn't know where to send: This statement may need to be changed as it doesn't seem to make sense with the info provided - "Note: the donations of this kind are deductible in the year they are made, so at tax time in, ...”

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“Hey guys - not a review but didn't know where to send: This statement may need to be changed as it doesn't seem to make sense with the info provided - "Note: the donations of this kind are deductible in the year they are made, so at tax time in, say, April of 2019, the donation made on the California tax return would be deductible for the 2019 tax return, not on the 2019 California tax return being prepared that fateful April day". ”

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Raul Rivera

5 star rating

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MARIA ALEJANDRA WELLEN

5 star rating

“Andy always is on top of everything. He make sure you are update not just during the course but after the course you are constantly getting emails, where he keeps you inform.”

“Andy always is on top of everything. He make sure you are update not just during the course but after the course you are constantly getting emails, where he keeps you inform.”

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Bettie Burton

4 star rating

“I was a tax preparer many years ago and have been in the field for years and a lot of this is good review for me. Some of it is new and good to know. ”

“I was a tax preparer many years ago and have been in the field for years and a lot of this is good review for me. Some of it is new and good to know. ”

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Meet Your Instructor

Andrew Freiburghouse, known as Andy Frye in "Tax World," is a tax consultant and Enrolled Agent (E.A.) licensed to represent taxpayers before all levels of the IRS. Andy started his tax career as a tax preparer at Pronto Income Tax of California, Inc., a third-generation family business with multiple locations based in Southern California. After preparing more than 10,000 tax returns and developing extensive employee training programs within his family business, Andy founded Pronto Tax School, Inc., an online training company that educates and empowers tax professionals and taxpayers nationwide. Pronto Tax School is an IRS-approved education provider that offers credentialing and continuing education certificate programs, as well as career advancement and business development training. Andy is a graduate of Santa Clara University, the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program, and The School of Tax Business Hard Knocks.

Andy Frye, EA

Founder & CEO, Pronto Tax School

Course curriculum

  • 01

    1. Welcome & Instructions

    • *** Before You Start, PLEASE READ THIS!

    • Welcome & Instructions (PDF Textbook)

    • Getting Started Quiz

  • 02

    2. Tax Preparation Basics

    • Tax Preparation Basics (PDF Textbook with Videos Inside)

    • Tax Preparation Basics (Video Training)

    • Tax Preparation Basics (Review Questions)

  • 03

    3. Ethics and Compliance

    • Ethics for Tax Professionals (PDF Textbook with Videos Inside)

    • Ethics for Tax Professionals (Video Training)

    • Ethics for Tax Professionals (Review Questions)

  • 04

    EXAM - Ethics for Tax Professionals

    • Ethics for Tax Professionals - EXAM

  • 05

    4. Who Must File a Federal Income Tax Return?

    • Filing Requirements (PDF Textbook with Videos Inside)

    • Filing Requirements (Review Questions)

  • 06

    5. Various Taxes

    • Various Taxes (PDF Textbook with Videos Inside)

    • Various Taxes (Review Questions)

  • 07

    6. Various Tax Forms

    • Various Tax Forms (PDF Textbook with Videos Inside)

    • Various Tax Forms (Review Questions)

  • 08

    7. When are Returns Due

    • When Are Tax Returns Due? (PDF Textbook)

    • When Are Returns Due (Review Questions)

  • 09

    8. Filing Status

    • Filing Status (PDF Textbook with Videos Inside)

    • Filing Status (Video Training)

    • Filing Status (Review Questions)

  • 10

    9. Exemptions

    • Exemptions (PDF Textbook)

    • Exemptions (Review Questions)

  • 11

    10. Income

    • Income (PDF Textbook with Videos Inside)

    • Income (Review Questions)

  • 12

    11. Interest Income

    • Interest Income (PDF Textbook with Videos Inside)

    • Interest Income (Video Training)

    • Interest Income (Review Questions)

  • 13

    12. Dividends

    • Dividends (PDF Textbook with Videos Inside)

    • Dividends (Review Questions)

  • 14

    13. Retirement Income Issues

    • Retirement Income (PDF Textbook with Videos Inside)

    • Retirement Income (Video Training)

    • Retirement Income (Review Questions)

  • 15

    14. Early Withdrawal Pension or IRA

    • Early Withdrawal Pension or IRA (PDF Textbook)

    • Early Withdrawal Pension or IRA (Review Questions)

  • 16

    15. Rental Income & Expenses

    • Rental Income & Expenses (PDF Textbook with Videos Inside)

    • Rental Income & Expenses (Review Questions)

  • 17

    16. Farm Income

    • Farm Income (PDF Textbook with Videos Inside)

    • Farm Income (Review Questions)

  • 18

    17. Hobby Rules

    • Hobby Rules (PDF Textbook)

    • Hobby Rules (Review Questions)

  • 19

    18. Passive Activity Rules

    • Passive Activity Rules (PDF Textbook)

    • Passive Activity Rules (Review Questions)

  • 20

    19. Miscellaneous Income Sources

    • Miscellaneous Income Sources (PDF Textbook with Videos Inside)

    • Miscellaneous Income Sources (Review Questions)

  • 21

    20. Exclusions

    • Exclusions (PDF Textbook with Videos Inside)

    • Exclusions (Review Questions)

  • 22

    21. Divorce & Property Settlement Issues

    • Divorce & Property Settlement Issues (PDF Textbook with Videos Inside)

    • Divorce & Property Settlement Issues (Review Questions)

  • 23

    22. Capital Gains & Losses

    • Capital Gains & Losses (PDF Textbook with Videos Inside)

    • Capital Gains & Losses (Video Training)

    • Capital Gains & Losses (Review Questions)

  • 24

    23. Self-Employed Trade or Business, Schedule C

    • Self-Employed Trade or Business, Schedule C (PDF Textbook with Videos Inside)

    • Self-Employed, Schedule C (Video Training)

    • Self-Employed, Schedule C (Review Questions)

  • 25

    24. Accounting Methods

    • Accounting Methods (PDF Textbook)

    • Accounting Methods (Review Questions)

  • 26

    25. Accounting Periods

    • Accounting Periods (PDF Textbook)

    • Accounting Periods (Review Questions)

  • 27

    26. Kiddie Tax Calculations

    • Kiddie Tax Calculations (PDF Textbook)

    • Kiddie Tax (Review Questions)

  • 28

    27. Adjustments to Income

    • Adjustments to Income (PDF Textbook with Videos Inside)

    • Adjustments to Income (Video Training)

    • Adjustments to Income (Review Questions)

  • 29

    28. Schedule A, Itemized Deductions

    • Schedule A, Itemized Deductions (PDF Textbook with Videos Inside)

    • Schedule A, Itemized Deductions (Video Training)

    • Schedule A, Itemized Deductions (Review Questions)

  • 30

    29. Alternative Minimum Tax

    • Alternative Minimum Tax (PDF Textbook)

    • Alternative Minimum Tax (Review Questions)

  • 31

    30. Tax Credits

    • Tax Credits (PDF Textbook with Videos Inside)

    • Tax Credits (Video Training)

    • Tax Credits (Review Questions)

  • 32

    31. Tax Payment Issues

    • Tax Payment Issues (PDF Textbook with Videos Inside)

    • Tax Payment Issues (Review Questions)

  • 33

    32. Electronic Filing

    • Electronic Filing (PDF Textbook with Videos Inside)

    • Electronic Filing (Video Training)

    • Electronic Filing (Review Questions)

  • 34

    33. Return Assembly and Processing

    • Return Assembly and Processing (PDF Textbook)

    • Return Assembly and Processing (Review Questions)

  • 35

    34. Correcting Mistakes / Amended Returns

    • Correcting Mistakes / Amended Returns (PDF Textbook)

    • Correcting Mistakes / Amended Returns (Video Training)

    • Correcting Mistakes / Amended Returns (Review Questions)

  • 36

    35. Tax Penalties

    • Tax Penalties (PDF Textbook with Videos Inside)

    • Tax Penalties (Video Training)

    • Tax Penalties (Review Questions)

  • 37

    36. Random Other Stuff to Know

    • Random Other Stuff to Know (PDF Textbook)

    • Random Other Stuff to Know (Review Questions)

  • 38

    37. Affordable Care Act

    • Affordable Care Act (PDF Textbook with Videos Inside)

    • Affordable Care Act (Review Questions)

  • 39

    EXAM - Federal Tax Topics

    • Entire Course Textbook PDF (For Passing Exam)

    • EXAM - Federal Tax Topics

  • 40

    38. Intro to State Tax Preparation

    • Intro to State Tax Return Preparation (PDF Textbook)

    • Intro to State Tax Return Preparation (Review Questions)

  • 41

    39. California Taxes, Big Picture

    • California Taxes, Big Picture (PDF Textbook)

    • California Taxes, Big Picture (Review Questions)

  • 42

    40. California Income Tax Residency Requirements

    • California Income Tax Residency Requirements (PDF Textbook)

    • California Tax Residency (Video Training)

    • California Tax Residency (Review Questions)

  • 43

    41. California Tax Return Filing Requirements and Related Matters

    • California Tax Return Filing Requirements & Related Matters (PDF Textbook)

    • California Filing Requirements and Related Matters (Review Questions)

  • 44

    42. California Standard Deductions and Exemption Credits

    • California Standard Deductions and Exemption Credits (PDF Textbook)

    • California Standard Deductions and Exemption Credits (Video Training)

    • California Standard Deductions and Exemption Credits (Review Questions)

  • 45

    43. California Adjustments & Conformity Issues

    • California Adjustments & Conformity Issues (PDF Textbook)

    • California Tax Conformity (Video Training)

    • California Tax Conformity (Review Questions)

  • 46

    44. California Tax Credits

    • California Tax Credits (PDF Textbook)

    • California Tax Credits (Review Questions)

  • 47

    45. Dealing with the FTB

    • Dealing with the FTB (PDF Textbook)

    • Dealing with the FTB (Review Questions)

  • 48

    46. California Estimated Tax Payments

    • California Estimated Tax Payments (PDF Textbook)

    • California Estimated Tax Payments (Review Questions)

  • 49

    47. California Tax Penalties

    • California Tax Penalties (PDF Textbook)

    • California Tax Penalties (Review Questions)

  • 50

    48. California Non-Resident Issues

    • California Non-Resident Issues (PDF Textbook)

    • California Non-Resident Issues (Review Questions)

  • 51

    49. California Special Topics

    • California Special Topics (PDF Textbook)

    • California Special Topics (Review Questions)

  • 52

    EXAM - California Tax Topics

    • EXAM - California Tax Topics

  • 53

    BONUSES!

    • Practice Tax Returns (Video Training)

    • 2020 Tax Year Updates (Addendum)

  • 54

    50. Now What?

    • Now What? (PDF Textbook)

    • Now What? (Video Training)

    • IMPORTANT --> What You Need to Do Next for IRS and CTEC

    • Verify Your IRS and CTEC Readiness

    • 5 Minute Feedback