Since 2011, tax preparers must register with the IRS, pass an IRS basic competency test, and complete 15 hours of continuing education each year. (Tax Preparer Regulation) These courses are designed to assist.
Many tax and financial professionals have CPE requirements. Taking a tax course or seminar is a great way to meet those requirements to learn or enhance your understanding of taxes. Income tax knowledge is beneficial no matter who you are or what you do. In fact, most people pay a third or more of their income in taxes each year. Wouldn’t it be nice to know something about it?