• The IRS CE Tax Course includes six hours of the Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) course with comprehensive test (IRS course #JK8E2-A-00108-18-S), ten hours of federal tax law (IRS course #JK8E2-T-00096-18-S), and two hours of ethics (IRS course #JK8E2-E-00094-18-S), per the required IRS guidelines. To participate in the IRS Annual Filing Season Program one must complete 18 credit hours of continuing education (CE) annually by December 31st using an IRS Approved Provider to maintain and receive the Annual Filing Season Program Qualification. Our IRS CE Tax course meets the IRS' requirement. 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 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 and provide the knowledge you need to prepare taxes. A series of quizzes will then test your understanding of key topics. In addition, final tests will be given at the end of the course. This includes the required AFTR Course comprehensive test, which is a 100 question, timed test (3 hours maximum time limit). You must receive a passing grade of 70% on this test in order to receive the course Certificate of Completion and participate in the IRS Annual Tax Refresher Program.