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 24-hour course is a great refresher for enrolled agents, and will satisfy the ethics requirement as you complete one-third of your CE requirements. In this course, we'll cover important topics like the requirements for filing status; what qualifies as gross income and must be included on a tax return; how to make the appropriate income adjustments for clients; specific schedules that client may require; and an updated discussion of the credits available to taxpayers in 2018.
We'll conclude the course with an Ethics class specifically for tax preparers. This class will examine the definition of ethics, pivotal terms used in that discussion, and the taxpayer bill of rights.
In our Ethics class, we'll cover 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 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.