Circular 230 Ethics

Enhance your understanding of regulations governing the tax preparation industry.

  • Our courses are valid for CPAs, EAs, and tax preparers in all 50 states!
  • AFSP/IRS and CTEC approved.
  • Average satisfaction rating for our courses is 4.95 out 5.


CPE/CE Hours: 2 Credit Hours. One 50-minute period equals one CPE/CE Credit Hour.
Start Ship Date: 9/15/2016
Price: $38
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How it Works

  • Study guide will be mailed to you.
  • Read and review the course. When ready, complete your final exam in the Education Center Online.
  • After achieving a passing grade, print your certificate of completion. Results are regularly uploaded to the IRS and CTEC.
  • Note: Final exam can be completed up to one year from time of shipment.

Course Overview

This course provides continuing professional education (CPE/CE) to enhance understanding of regulations governing the practice of Enrolled Agents, CPAs, attorneys, and other individuals who prepare tax returns for compensation. Subject matter includes information about requirements to obtain a preparer tax identification number (PTIN), eligibility for enrollment to practice before the IRS, conduct in representation, violations of regulations, and disciplinary proceedings.

Valid in all 50 States

Our courses are valid for CPAs, EAs, and tax preparers in all 50 states! (More)

National Registry of CPE Sponsors QAS California Tax Education Council Internal Revenue Service

Additional Course Information

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Learning Objectives

Chapter 1
  • Recognize the various types of tax preparers and their rights in practice before the Internal Revenue Service.
  • Identify the due diligence requirements for a practitioner.
  • Recognize the requirements regarding communications with clients, advertising, and contingent fees.

Chapter 2
  • Identify conflicts of interest and how to handle them.
  • Identify actions that represent incompetence or disreputable conduct by a practitioner and what penalties may be imposed by the IRS for such actions.
  • Recognize the requirements for disclosure and use of taxpayer information.

Excellent Courses at Low Prices

You will enjoy our courses! In fact, the average satisfaction rating for our courses is 4.9 out 5. It is our passion to provide the best courses at the best prices.

Course Option Retail Price Price Per Hour
20 Online Credit Hours - Best Value! $159.00 $7.95
8 Online Credit Hours $89.00 $11.13
1 Online Credit Hour $16.00 $16.00
4 Hour Printed Course $49.00 $12.25
3 Hour Printed Course $45.00 $15.00
2 Hour Printed Course $38.00 $19.00

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Study Guide Format PDF Format - print yourself or review online. Study guide will be mailed to you.
Course Options Use your credit hours to complete any CPE/CE course. Select courses available in print.
Course Availability Available immediately! New courses released throughout the year. New courses are released yearly in September.
Grading Final exams are completed online. No extra charges for grading.

"The courses are laid out very well."
Paul Detrick
Carlisle, PA

"Great way to present these confusing topics, made it easy to understand."
Rosanne Kranitz
Franklin, WI

"Accurate and very well thought out. TMI you people are the best at taxes!"
Stephen Jordan
Salem, NH

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