The IRS Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP) CE Tax Courses listed below include six hours of the Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) course with comprehensive test and meets the IRS CE requirement for non-exempt and non-credentialed tax preparers looking to obtain their AFSP Record of Completion. Platinum’s IRS tax courses are approved under IRS provider number JK8E2. To access your course, click on the course title you purchased below. If you have not yet purchased a course click the following link for more information: IRS Annual Filing Season Program AFSP Continuing Education Tax Courses including AFTR.

Platinum’s tax courses are available to you for six months upon registration. Our current tax courses are based on the IRS' most recently available tax laws, forms, and schedules. We provide all students with tax updates throughout the year on our Platinum Blog site.

Platinum Professional Services tax courses offers automatic grading, feedback on your missed questions, reading material conveniently located within each tax course with an option to print it out if you prefer to work offline, and unlimited tries to pass the quizzes and final exam(s). We even offer full instructor support. Learn 24/7, online and at your own pace. Best of all, your Certificate of Completion is emailed to you immediately following the successful completion of the tax course. Platinum will then report your completion electronically to the IRS.

Please note: Exempt or credentialed tax return preparers include IRS Registered Tax Return Preparers (RTRPs), Oregon, California CTEC and other state based return preparers required to pass a testing program, CPAs, attorneys and enrolled agents (EAs). Please note that residents of California, Oregon, and Maryland are required to complete a state registered tax preparation course. For the California Tax Education Council, Oregon, and Maryland, click the following links: CTEC Registered Tax Preparer CE Courses,Oregon Licensed Tax Preparer CE Courses,Maryland-IRS AFSP CE Courses. Platinum also offers IRS approved continuing professional education courses (CPE) for Enrolled Agents and continuing professional education (CPE) courses for CPAs that meet most state requirements. For EAs and CPAs click the following links: Enrolled Agent CPE Courses or CPA CPE Courses.

Again, if you have not yet purchased a course click the following link: IRS Annual Filing Season Program AFSP Continuing Education Tax Courses including AFTR.

  • The IRS Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP) CE Tax Course includes six hours of the Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) course with comprehensive test (IRS course #JK8E2-A-00093-17-S), ten hours of federal tax law (IRS course #JK8E2-T-00081-17-S), and two hours of ethics (IRS course #JK8E2-E-00078-17-S), per the required IRS guidelines. The IRS CE 18 hour tax course is actually three tax courses in one. Tax Course #1 covers the personal income tax return, form 1040. Topics include non-business income, adjustments to income, credits and tax payments, and provides ten hours of CPE credit. Tax Course #2 covers ethical issues for the tax practitioner. Issues involving the possession of tax records, charging of fees for the preparation of taxes and when is a tax practitioner acting in a disreputable or incompetent manner, are reviewed and provides two hours of CPE credit. Tax Course #3 is the Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) Course and covers IRS required subjects divided into three domains. Domain 1: New Tax Law and Recent Updates. Domain 2: General Review. Domain 3: Ethics, Practices and Procedures. The three combined courses will meet the IRS requirement for the number of CE credit hours for the AFSP Record of Completion. The course includes the required and timed AFTR Course comprehensive test, which is a 100 question, timed test (3 hours maximum time limit) that must be passed with a score of 70% or better in order to receive a certificate of completion and have the CE hours reported to the IRS.
  • The IRS Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP) CE Tax Course includes six hours of the Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) course with comprehensive test (IRS course #JK8E2-A-00093-17-S), ten hours of federal tax law (IRS course #JK8E2-T-00081-17-S), and two hours of ethics (IRS course #JK8E2-E-00078-17-S), per the required IRS guidelines. The IRS CE 18 hour tax course is actually three tax courses in one. Tax Course #1 covers Schedule C for Small Businesses. Topics include business income and expenses, credits and tax payments and depreciation and provides ten hours of CPE credit. Tax Course #2 covers ethical issues for the tax practitioner. Issues involving the possession of tax records, charging of fees for the preparation of taxes and when is a tax practitioner acting in a disreputable or incompetent manner, are reviewed and provides two hours of CPE credit. Tax Course #3 is the Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) Course and covers IRS required subjects divided into three domains. Domain 1: New Tax Law and Recent Updates. Domain 2: General Review. Domain 3: Ethics, Practices and Procedures. The three combined courses will meet the IRS requirement for the number of CE credit hours for the AFSP Record of Completion. The course includes the required and timed AFTR Course comprehensive test, which is a 100 question, timed test (3 hours maximum time limit) that must be passed with a score of 70% or better in order to receive a certificate of completion and have the CE hours reported to the IRS.

  • The IRS Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP) CE Tax Course includes six hours of the Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) course with comprehensive test (IRS course #JK8E2-A-00093-17-S), ten hours of federal tax law (IRS course #JK8E2-T-00081-17-S), and two hours of ethics (IRS course #JK8E2-E-00078-17-S), per the required IRS guidelines. The IRS CE 18 hour tax course is actually three tax courses in one. Tax Course #1 covers Schedule C for Small Businesses, Partnerships and Corporations and the tax forms filed with each of these entities. Topics include business income and expenses, credits and tax payments and depreciation and provides ten hours of CPE credit. Tax Course #2 covers ethical issues for the tax practitioner. Issues involving the possession of tax records, charging of fees for the preparation of taxes and when is a tax practitioner acting in a disreputable or incompetent manner, are reviewed and provides two hours of CPE credit. Tax Course #3 is the Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) Course and covers IRS required subjects divided into three domains. Domain 1: New Tax Law and Recent Updates. Domain 2: General Review. Domain 3: Ethics, Practices and Procedures. The three combined courses will meet the IRS requirement for the number of CE credit hours for the AFSP Record of Completion. The course includes the required and timed AFTR Course comprehensive test, which is a 100 question, timed test (3 hours maximum time limit) that must be passed with a score of 70% or better in order to receive a certificate of completion and have the CE hours reported to the IRS.
  • The IRS Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP) CE Tax Course includes six hours of the Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) course with comprehensive test (IRS course #JK8E2-A-00093-17-S), ten hours of federal tax law (IRS course #JK8E2-T-00081-17-S), and two hours of ethics (IRS course #JK8E2-E-00078-17-S), per the required IRS guidelines. The IRS CE 18 hour tax course is actually three tax courses in one. Tax Course #1 covers Estates and Trusts and the tax forms filed with each of these entities, including Gifts made to others. This course provides ten hours of CPE credit. Tax Course #2 covers ethical issues for the tax practitioner. Issues involving the possession of tax records, charging of fees for the preparation of taxes and when is a tax practitioner acting in a disreputable or incompetent manner, are reviewed and provides two hours of CPE credit. Tax Course #3 is the Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) Course and covers IRS required subjects divided into three domains. Domain 1: New Tax Law and Recent Updates. Domain 2: General Review. Domain 3: Ethics, Practices and Procedures. The three combined courses will meet the IRS requirement for the number of CE credit hours for the AFSP Record of Completion. The course includes the required and timed AFTR Course comprehensive test, which is a 100 question, timed test (3 hours maximum time limit) that must be passed with a score of 70% or better in order to receive a certificate of completion and have the CE hours reported to the IRS.
  • The IRS Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP) CE Tax Course includes six hours of the Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) course with comprehensive test (IRS course #JK8E2-A-00093-17-S), per the required IRS guidelines for the six hour AFTR Course. The tax course #3 is the Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) Course and covers IRS required subjects divided into three domains. Domain 1: New Tax Law and Recent Updates. Domain 2: General Review. Domain 3: Ethics, Practices and Procedures. The course includes the required and timed AFTR Course comprehensive test, which is a 100 question, timed test (3 hours maximum time limit) that must be passed with a score of 70% or better in order to receive a certificate of completion and have the CE hours reported to the IRS.