AYPO offers this 30-hour course for Oregon tax preparers to meet all of the continuing education requirements for renewal.
In the course, we'll review federal filing requirements, and the guidelines for the various filing statuses. It will also cover gross income, adjustments to income that taxpayers may require, and federal credits that are available. Special topics that we will look at include taxation on rental income and on expenses of rentals; using Schedules C, F, J, and SE; and additions to income such as child tax credits and the Alternative Minimum Tax.
The course will conclude with the mandatory Ethics class. Each class included in this package will be followed by a brief quiz.
This course will satisfy the required 2 hours of Ethics for Tax Preparers and will cover the basic concepts of ethics, the different types of professional ethics, terms that will be used when referencing ethics, ethical duties of tax preparers, unethical tax actions and their consequences, and what a sample code of professional responsibility for tax preparers looks like.
This course will cover the Internal Revenue Service's Standard and Itemized Deductions. While most taxpayers claim the standard deduction, some taxpayers will lower their tax bill by claiming itemized deductions. This course teaches you how to make this determination for your client.
This course provides the 80 hours of basic education that is required in order for you to be able to sit for the Oregon Tax Practitioners exam.
The course covers all of the major aspects of being a tax practitioner in Oregon while also helping prepare you for the state licensing exam.