Course Description

Once again for tax year 2020, we have a huge number of important federal tax changes that we need to be aware of as tax professionals.

At Pronto, our goal is to make your life as a tax professional easier, more profitable, and more fun.

Our federal tax update course is a big part of that effort and we have worked hard to make this year's federal tax update course our best ever.

Topics covered include:

  • Detailed review of all the new numbers for tax year 2020 (standard deduction, tax brackets, etc.)
  • Extensive news and analysis for Families First Coronavirus Response Act, CARES Act, and other new federal tax legislation.
  • Insights and analysis for IRS audit trends and considerations.
  • And much more!  

Approximately 90 pages of actionable tax updates written by a tax professional who's actively working in the field and helping real clients every day.

Detailed, actionable training videos and interactive review questions also included.

This course will help you achieve and/or improve specific skills and professional competence related to tax year 2020 tax updates and changes.

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the most important tax changes and updates for tax year 2020.
  • Identify and envision ways that tax year 2020 tax changes and updates will affect your clients.
  • Teach your clients about tax year 2020 tax changes that may affect them.


As always, our goal is to provide not just "book learning," but actionable training that helps you help your real clients.

Additional course details:

  • Instructional Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study Program.
  • Recommended CE CPE Credit: 3 hours.
  • Valid for tax preparers, EAs, and CPAs
  • NASBA Field of Study: Taxes.
  • Program Knowledge Level: Update.
  • Prerequisites: General knowledge of federal tax law and its practical application.
  • Advance Preparation: Prior completion of at least one basic-level training program for tax professionals, such as the Pronto Tax School Basic Income Tax Course.
  • Refund / Cancellation Policy: full refund available within 14 days of purchase if you are unsatisfied for any reason (except if your course hours have been reported to IRS and/or CTEC, in that case there will be no refund available even if within 14 day period).
  • Complaint Resolution Policy: click here to contact our support team anytime, we resolve any issues amicably and working as a teammate with our valued Members.
  • IRS-Approved Education Provider: Pronto Tax School, Inc.
  • RS Education Provider Number: MPMDK
  • IRS Course Number: MPMDK-U-00063-20-S

Customer Reviews

Monica Silis

5 star rating

“The course was a little long but worth the time. We tend to forget certain information during the year when we don't have to use it often, but this course did its intended job to refresh my memory.”

“The course was a little long but worth the time. We tend to forget certain information during the year when we don't have to use it often, but this course did its intended job to refresh my memory.”

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Nancy Rose

5 star rating

“Even after becoming an Enrolled Agent two years ago, I still turn to this fabulous update! It's accurate, earnest, and dependable! And also keeps me laughing. I love this update course! Thank you for continuing to provide it!”

“Even after becoming an Enrolled Agent two years ago, I still turn to this fabulous update! It's accurate, earnest, and dependable! And also keeps me laughing. I love this update course! Thank you for continuing to provide it!”

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Natalie Fernandez

5 star rating

“Another great job by Andy!”

“Another great job by Andy!”

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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

    Getting Started

    • *** Before You Start, READ THIS!

    • Getting Started Quiz

  • 02

    Tax Year 2020: Federal Tax Update

    • Federal Tax Update - Part 1 (PDF Textbook with Videos Inside)

    • Glossary of Terms

    • Federal Tax Update - Part 1 - Review Questions

    • Federal Tax Update - Part 2 (PDF Textbook with Videos Inside)

    • Federal Tax Update - Part 2 - Review Questions

    • Federal Tax Update - Part 3 (PDF Textbook with Videos Inside)

    • Federal Tax Update - Part 3 - Review Questions

    • Federal Tax Update - Exam Questions

  • 03

    Finishing Steps

    • Certificate of Completion, Professional Compliance Requirements, etc.

    • Course Feedback