June 1, 2016
Tax preparers who wish to participate in the 2017 IRS AFSP (Annual Filing Season Program) may begin satisfying their annual continuing education requirement.
IRS AFSP tax preparer courses are now available for the 2017 filing season. 18 hour AFTR and 15 hour AFTR-exempt course packages are both available. Participants may complete their CE requirements anytime between now and midnight December 31, 2016. Here are some links to help you get started:
PES is continually releasing new continuing education courses on topics that are timely and relevant to your role as a CPA. Some of our newly released courses include 6790: Tax Implications of Federal Healthcare Reform, 6760: How China’s Rise Will Change Business Forever, and 6810: Settling Tax Debt With the IRS.
Tax Implications of Federal Healthcare Reform covers revenue provisions of the Affordable Care Act along implementation of these changes. The 6 CPE hour course covers provisions in effect for 2013, as well as provisions coming into effect in 2014.
How China’s Rise Will Change Business Forever discusses the global expansion of China’s biggest corporations and the competition they will present to American businesses. The courses discusses strategies Chinese companies are using to rewrite the playbook on international business, and what American companies must do to thrive in the future. This course qualifies for 12 hours of CPA CPE.
Settling Tax Debt With the IRS covers tools that can be used to settle tax debts with the Internal Revenue Service, such as Offers in Compromise and Installment Agreements. The 14 CPE hour course also covers an overview of methods the IRS uses to enforce payment of federal taxes.
The American Taxpayer Relief Act was passed on January 1, 2013 in order to avert the “fiscal cliff”. The Act extended various tax cuts and incentives while letting others expire.
Our new 4-hour CPA CPE course on the “fiscal cliff” bill provides an understanding of many of the provisions of the American Taxpayer Relief Act, as well as a history of the items it affects.
The course is titled American Taxpayer Relief Act and is course #6770. You can purchase the CPE course here for only $34.50.
Our popular Individual Income Tax course (course #5300) is now available! Any pre-orders that were placed over the past few weeks will be shipping out through this week and PDF versions should now be available in your online account if this format was ordered.
Individual Income Tax with the U.S. Master Tax Guide will not ship until next week as the updated U.S. Master Tax Guide has not arrived yet. This package can still be pre-ordered and will ship as soon as available.
The Individual Income Tax course qualifies for 24 hours of CPE and costs only $124.50!
This new CPA CPE course from PES offers valuable insights on the process of converting a passion for something into a viable, money-making business. An interesting read and a great tool to have if you or any of your clients are considering starting a new venture. Check out this 10 hour CPE course here.
Many of the CPA continuing education courses PES offers have been updated for 2010! This means you’re getting the most accurate and up-to-date education when you fulfill your CPE requirements with Professional Education Services. Our self-study CPE courses will help you stay on top of the all information necessary to best help your clients. One hot new course is the Federal Health Care Reform detailing the tax implications of the new laws. The course is 6 CPE credits and costs $59.50.
At PES we are constantly striving to help you meet your CPE requirements in the most efficient manner possible. As part of this strategy we have been adding new courses in our online and PDF formats. With online and PDF courses you receive instant access to the course material so you can get started right away! These formats also offer the ease mobility that bulky hard copy courses make difficult. Online CPA CPE courses can be accessed at any time from any computer connected to the Internet. PDF courses add the flexibility of working without an Internet connection; once the course is downloaded to your computer you can access it anytime. By keeping the email from PES with the course attachment (or by emailing the course to yourself), you also have the ability to download the course to any Internet-connected computer. This is useful if you happen to be away from home or the office where you originally downloaded the course.
The Professional Education Services website www.mypescpe.com, is constantly being updated to best fulfill your CPE needs! We know getting your CPA continuing education requirements done is not your favorite thing to do and we are trying to make the process as efficient as possible for you. The site has been undergoing constant changes for the past year + and even more so recently. A new addition to mypescpe.com is the new CPE courses and bestselling CPE courses that we have highlighted at the top of every course listing page. Getting your CPE done through our website is your fastest and easiest option, so check it out!
In recent years, CPA continuing education has followed the overall trend of transitioning to the internet. With online courses, CPA’s are able to access their CPE on any computer from anywhere with an internet connection. This eliminates needing to haul around heavy, bulky textbooks and also saves a large amount of paper. In addition to this, CPA’s can access their continuing education immediately instead of having to wait multiple days to receive the CPE, in addition to paying extra for the shipping. Next time you need to complete your CPA continuing education, consider doing it online. It’s easier, faster, cheaper, and environmentally-friendly!