Accountants: The Accreditation Council for Accountancy has approved these webinars as a continuing education activity for CPE credits.
Certified Public Accountants: These webinars conform to the standards of the AICPA guidelines for continuing education and qualify for 1 hour of continuing professional education (CPE) credit. The program level is for those with two or more years of experience in the preparation of individual income tax returns.
Basics & Beyond, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Web site: www.nasba.org. (CPE Sponsor ID: 108123)
Many states accept courses sponsored by registrants of the NASBA. Accordingly, each webinar session is expected to be approved by each regulatory agency for 1 CPE credit hour.
Enrolled Agents: We have entered into an agreement with the Office of Director of Practice, Internal Revenue Service to meet the requirements of 31 Code of Federal Regulations, section 10.6(g) covering maintenance of attendance records, retention of program outlines, qualifications of instructors, and length of class hours. This agreement does not constitute an endorsement by the Director of Practice as to the quality of the program or its contribution to the professional competence of the enrolled individual. (Provider’s ID: YH1DR)
Holders of Annual Filing Season Program Record of Completion: We have been approved to provide continuing education for those unenrolled tax return preparers who elect to voluntarily take continuing education each year in preparation for filing season. In general, non-exempt tax return preparers with a valid PTIN for the program year need to complete 18 hours of CE annually from IRS-approved CE providers in order to obtain an IRS record of completion. The hours will need to include the six-hour Annual Federal Tax Refresher course and the tax return preparer must pass the three-hour comprehension test that is given at the end of the Annual Federal Tax Refresher Course.
Other Tax Return Preparers: PARTICIPATION IN CONTINUING EDUCATION BY ALL OTHER FEDERAL TAX PREPARERS IS VOLUNTARY.