Platinum's Tax School and Notary School has provided educational services for tax and notary professionals since 1995 and we take great pride in providing extraordinary customer service.We are committed to offering you the best in education and being there every step of the way.
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OUR MOST POPULAR COURSES
CTEC 60 Hour Qualifying Tax Course
First time tax preparer and a resident of California? Our 60 hour CTEC approved Qualifying course (#2052) is the class for you. You will learn how to prepare tax returns proficiently and accurately while becoming registered with CTEC. Earn your Certificate of Completion from Platinum and become a California Registered Tax Preparer (CTRP).
IRS AFSP CE 18 Hour Courses
Want to Become an IRS Annual Filing Season Program Record of Completion (AFSP) Holder? Our 18 hour IRS approved tax course (#JK8E2) includes 10 hours of tax law, 2 hours of ethics, and 6 hours of the Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR). Whether you are looking to start your own tax practice or find employment as a tax professional, your career starts here.
Oregon 80 Hour Basic Tax Course
First time tax preparer and a resident of Oregon? Become an Oregon Licensed Tax Preparer by completing our 80 hours of federal and state tax law in accordance with the Oregon Board of Tax Practitioner’s (OBTP) education requirements. Platinum is an approved provider of the OBTP and our course will prepare you to take the Oregon State Tax Exam.
California Notary Public Six Hour Course
Looking for a California Secretary of State approved Notary Public Course? You have come to the right place. Our notary public class is approved by the California Secretary of State and fulfills the six hour education requirement for new and renewing Notary Publics. Earn your Proof of Completion from Platinum and become a California Notary Public.
CTEC CPE 20 Hour Courses
Need to renew your CTEC registration? Our 20 hour CTEC approved tax course (#2052) includes 10 hours of tax law, 2 hours of ethics, 3 hours of updates, and 5 hours of CA state tax law. Our tax course meets both your CE requirement as a California Registered Tax Preparer (CRTP) and includes the necessary credits to participate in the IRS AFSP program.
EA CPE 24 Hour Courses
Our 24 hour Enrolled Agent CE tax course is IRS approved (#JK8E2) and includes 19 hours of federal tax law, 2 hours of ethics, and 3 hours of updates. There is no need to worry whether or not you have met all of the IRS's requirements for EAs. Completion of this tax course every year will ensure that the 72 hour CE requirement is met within three years.
IRS Tax Preparer Prep Courses
Are you a first time tax preparer looking to prepare taxes in any state other than Maryland, Oregon, or California? Platinum will teach you how to prepare tax returns accurately while qualifying you for participation in the IRS AFSP program. Benefits include the IRS listing your name and credentials in their public database and limited representations rights.
Maryland Tax Return Preparer Prep Course
Prepare for your Maryland Individual Tax Preparer Examination with Platinum and pass the Maryland Exam - even if you have no prior tax experience. Maryland law requires registration by passing an examination. Whether you are looking to start your own tax practice or find employment as a tax professional, your career starts here.
EA Exam Review Course
Prepare to take and pass the IRS Enrolled Agent Examination. Our IRS approved (#JK8E2) course will provide 5 hours Federal Tax Law credit each for Part 1 and Part 2 and 2 hours of Ethics for Part 3. All key areas of taxation are covered by the course including individual returns, business entity returns, practicing before the IRS and tax practitioner ethics.
Maryland-IRS AFSP CE 19 Hour Courses
Platinum has combined the IRS AFSP continuing education hours and the Maryland CE requirements so you can meet all your tax education needs in one course. With our approved course you will earn 4 hours of Maryland Continuing Education and 15 hours IRS credit (10 hours of federal tax law, 2 hours of ethics, 3 hours of updates).
IRS AFSP CE 15 Hour Courses
Want to Become an IRS Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP) Record of Completion Holder? Our 15 Hour IRS continued education approved tax course (JK8E2) includes 10 hours of federal tax law, 2 hours of ethics, and 3 hours of updates. This course is for tax preparers who are considered exempt by the IRS from taking the 18 hour course.
2020 Oregon CE 15 Hour Courses
Earn your Oregon CE Certificate of Completion and satisfy 15 hours of IRS approved (#JK8E2) CE credit. Our course includes the required 10 hours federal tax law, 2 hours of ethics, and 3 hours of updates for the IRS AFSP program while satisfying Oregon Tax Board's CE requirements. Platinum offers various 15 credit hour courses to fulfill the annual 30 hour requirement.