60 Hour In-Person QE Education
San Diego, California

Class Information:

Basic skills for preparation of individual income tax returns will focus on beginners who want to become tax preparers Classroom presentation, homework and exams combine to ensure you will be able to handle most commonly encountered tax situations. 

Homework assignments, mid-term and final exams must be completed to receive credit. Attendance is mandatory and will be strictly enforced.

*60 Hours of education is required to become a registered tax preparer in California. 

Date & Time:

Start Date: September 21, 2019
End Date: December 14, 2019
Time: Saturdays at 9:00 am to 3:00 pm


3954 Murphy Canyon Rd
Building D
San Diego, CA 92123

Cost (Books Included):

Member: $450.00
Non-Member: $525.00

Refund Policy: Full fee less $50 will be refunded if the reservation is canceled prior to the first class meeting. NO REFUNDS after the first class. 

Please note that if the minimum number of registrants is not reached prior to the start of the class, we will notify you in writing and a full refund will be issued. 


Chuck Woodson, EA
Chuck Woodson, EA has been preparing tax returns professionally since 1976. He also teaches tax preparation techniques to other preparers. As an Enrolled Agent (EA), he is appointed to represent taxpayers before the IRS and provides audit representation and compliance resolution with both the IRS and Franchise Tax Board.



Why Use CSTC?

Basic training is just the beginning. Tax Preparation is a lifetime of learning and problem-solving. You will always be looking for solutions to client questions and problems. Where do they come from? Many resources exist but none will help you like membership in CSTC. 

 This presentation has been designed to meet the requirements of the Return Preparer Office, the California State Board of Accountancy; and the California Tax Education Council including code 31 of Federal Regulations10.6 (g). This does not constitute an endorsement by these groups. A listing of additional requirements to renew tax preparer registration may be obtained by contacting CTEC at P.O. Box 2890, Sacramento, CA. 95812- 2890, or phone CTEC at (877) 850-2832, or on the Internet at www.ctec.org.