Tax CPE courses

Partner with the industry's tax expert

For more than 60 years, Becker has been the leader accountants trust to help them stay current with the latest industry content. All tax accounting professionals must remain as up-to-date as possible with the latest tax news and legislation, so they can better serve clients and their tax needs. As the industry leader, Becker offers an extensive catalog of over 200 tax CPE webcasts and on-demand courses to help you stay at the forefront of regulatory and legislative changes to the tax code.

Our tax CPE courses and webcasts include an instructor-led experience as well as downloadable PDFs. Our expert instructors bring real-life experience from across the public and private accounting, consulting and education sectors. With Becker's tax CPE resources by your side, you’ll learn what’s new in the tax industry, become armed with solutions for your clients and gain a solid understanding of various and often complex concepts.

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Becker's online tax CPE courses cover a broad range of topics

As an accounting professional, it’s imperative that you understand how local and nationwide policy impacts your business’s clients. With Becker’s tax CPE courses, it’s possible to stay knowledgeable on what’s important in tax, while also meeting your state’s continuing professional education credits requirement. Our CPE courses for tax preparers ensure that you stay current on issues critical to the tax industry, including:

  • Individual taxation
  • Corporate taxation
  • State and local taxation
  • Pass-through entity taxation
  • Hot topics and emerging issues like:
    • Taxation of the cannabis industry
    • Opportunity zones
    • Tax planning and legislative updates (TCJA, CARES Act, etc.)

Becker's online tax CPE courses cover a broad range of topics

As an accounting professional, it’s imperative that you understand how local and nationwide policy impacts your business’s clients. With Becker’s tax CPE courses, it’s possible to stay knowledgeable on what’s important in tax, while also meeting your state’s continuing professional education credits requirement. Our CPE courses for tax preparers ensure that you stay current on issues critical to the tax industry, including:

  • Individual taxation
  • Corporate taxation
  • State and local taxation
  • Pass-through entity taxation
  • Hot topics and emerging issues like:
    • Taxation of the cannabis industry
    • Opportunity zones
    • Tax planning and legislative updates (TCJA, CARES Act, etc.)

Becker's online tax CPE courses cover a broad range of topics

As an accounting professional, it’s imperative that you understand how local and nationwide policy impacts your business’s clients. With Becker’s tax CPE courses, it’s possible to stay knowledgeable on what’s important in tax, while also meeting your state’s continuing professional education credits requirement. Our CPE courses for tax preparers ensure that you stay current on issues critical to the tax industry, including:

  • Individual taxation
  • Corporate taxation
  • State and local taxation
  • Pass-through entity taxation
  • Hot topics and emerging issues like:
    • Taxation of the cannabis industry
    • Opportunity zones
    • Tax planning and legislative updates (TCJA, CARES Act, etc.)

 

Featured tax courses

The Becker tax course catalog offers a wide range of CPE tax courses online. The accounting tax CPE courses provide in-depth coverage of your specific tax accounting needs, from federal tax updates to tax policies impacted by COVID-19.

Tax Update for Individuals - Q4 2022

This tax course will cover new issues in individual taxation, including the impact of recent and proposed legislation. It will also cover rulings, announcements, and court cases affecting individual taxation and the best strategies to comply with the ever-changing tax laws. 

Tax Update for Individuals - Q4 2022

This tax course will cover new issues in individual taxation, including the impact of recent and proposed legislation. It will also cover rulings, announcements, and court cases affecting individual taxation and the best strategies to comply with the ever-changing tax laws. 

Tax Update for Individuals - Q4 2022

This tax course will cover new issues in individual taxation, including the impact of recent and proposed legislation. It will also cover rulings, announcements, and court cases affecting individual taxation and the best strategies to comply with the ever-changing tax laws. 

State Tax Highlights - Q4 2022

Get up-to-date in recent and proposed federal tax laws. Learn about the concept of State Conformity to federal tax law and identify quarterly changes to state tax law. In addition, identify state tax impacts of significant court cases and the significant trends in multi-state tax concepts (nexus, sourcing, etc.).   

State Tax Highlights - Q4 2022

Get up-to-date in recent and proposed federal tax laws. Learn about the concept of State Conformity to federal tax law and identify quarterly changes to state tax law. In addition, identify state tax impacts of significant court cases and the significant trends in multi-state tax concepts (nexus, sourcing, etc.).   

State Tax Highlights - Q4 2022

Get up-to-date in recent and proposed federal tax laws. Learn about the concept of State Conformity to federal tax law and identify quarterly changes to state tax law. In addition, identify state tax impacts of significant court cases and the significant trends in multi-state tax concepts (nexus, sourcing, etc.).   

Federal Tax Update - Q4 2022

Give your clients your best service by getting caught up on the new and proposed tax legislation, new and proposed IRS authority (regulations, rulings, announcements, etc.), and recent tax-related court cases. 

Federal Tax Update - Q4 2022

Give your clients your best service by getting caught up on the new and proposed tax legislation, new and proposed IRS authority (regulations, rulings, announcements, etc.), and recent tax-related court cases. 

Federal Tax Update - Q4 2022

Give your clients your best service by getting caught up on the new and proposed tax legislation, new and proposed IRS authority (regulations, rulings, announcements, etc.), and recent tax-related court cases. 

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A huge lineup of tax course options. Experienced instructors.

Our expansive webcast calendar includes tax CPE webinars available in a wide variety of credit hours. These opportunities are perfect for tax professionals who have not yet met their state’s CPE requirements, and who need flexible tax CPE scheduling. We offer multiple tax CPE webinars every weekday as well as weekend options. Choose from our one-hour monthly Federal Tax Updates to our quarterly eight-hour deep dives.

All of our tax CPE courses are taught by CPE instructors with decades of industry experience across public and private accounting, consulting and education sectors.

A huge lineup of tax course options. Experienced instructors.

Our expansive webcast calendar includes tax CPE webinars available in a wide variety of credit hours. These opportunities are perfect for tax professionals who have not yet met their state’s CPE requirements, and who need flexible tax CPE scheduling. We offer multiple tax CPE webinars every weekday as well as weekend options. Choose from our one-hour monthly Federal Tax Updates to our quarterly eight-hour deep dives.

All of our tax CPE courses are taught by CPE instructors with decades of industry experience across public and private accounting, consulting and education sectors.

A huge lineup of tax course options. Experienced instructors.

Our expansive webcast calendar includes tax CPE webinars available in a wide variety of credit hours. These opportunities are perfect for tax professionals who have not yet met their state’s CPE requirements, and who need flexible tax CPE scheduling. We offer multiple tax CPE webinars every weekday as well as weekend options. Choose from our one-hour monthly Federal Tax Updates to our quarterly eight-hour deep dives.

All of our tax CPE courses are taught by CPE instructors with decades of industry experience across public and private accounting, consulting and education sectors.

Subscriptions made simple 

Our CPE subscriptions offer something for everyone’s interests. Becker offers three easy-to-understand subscription packages designed to meet the needs of all accountants. Our subscriptions include:

  • Must-have Premium content covering critical updates, current events and hot topics. This feature is especially important as the world of accounting and auditing continues to change.
  • Access to on demand courses and an expansive webcast calendar
  • No credit restrictions – earn an unlimited amount of credits during your subscription period

 

Becker tax CPE courses - frequently asked questions

What is tax CPE?

Tax CPE can be described as continuing professional education courses that are specifically focused on taxation. Tax CPE courses cover a wide range of tax-related topics, from individual taxation to business and partnership taxation, to state and local taxation.

Which course is best for taxation?

This depends on the focus or goal of the professional. For example, if you are focused on preparing individual tax returns, Becker’s 2021 Tax Update For Individuals tax course may be the best for you. This course covers a variety of new issues in individual taxation, including the impact of various government legislation. This tax CPE course will provide you with the best strategies to comply with the ever-changing tax laws.

How do I become a certified tax preparer?

Tax preparers often need specific credentials to practice, especially if they want to work independently. To earn credentials, professionals can complete tax CPE training courses, register with the IRS, and follow their states’ laws and regulations. In addition, many tax preparers also become certified public accountants. Please see the IRS website for further details.

How many CPE credits do you need as a tax preparer?

This depends on your state’s specific laws and regulations. Typically, 72 hours of continuing education credits are required every three years, with a minimum of 16 hours earned each year. If you are an attorney or CPA, you need to keep your respective licenses up to date by meeting state and national re-licensure requirements.

Where can I take a tax preparation course?

Becker Professional Education offers a number of tax courses to suit your needs. Our tax CPE courses provide in-depth coverage of tax planning and compliance needs, from federal and state tax updates to tax policies impacted by COVID-19, as well as individual and entity specific issues, and special industry topics to name a few.

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