20 Hour CTEC Course FAQ

When are the 20 hours reported?
Hours are reported through out the day to  CTEC.  If you do not see your hours reported with in 24 hours, check your email inbox and spam to see if we sent ...
Mon, 9 Oct, 2017 at 6:21 PM
Do I have to report my 20 hours to CTEC?
No you do not have to report your 20 hours to CTEC.  We report the hours every morning from the previous day in batches.
Sun, 20 Aug, 2017 at 5:05 PM
How do I buy the 20 hour CTEC course?
Thanks for your important question!  :)  To buy the course, simply go to this page and follow the directions you find here. Also, here's a 1 mi...
Tue, 22 Aug, 2017 at 10:42 AM
Where is the Consent to Circular 230 Requirements as shown on the Next Step videos?
Once the student hours are reported by Pronto, then the IRS will generate the AFSP certificate within the PTIN account and the Circular 230 check box should ...
Wed, 17 Oct, 2018 at 9:50 AM
When will the 20 hour course be available?
The 20 hour usually is available the first week of July.
Sun, 23 Jun, 2019 at 11:37 PM
How do I upgrade my One-Time Version Course to the Forever Edition Membership?
We created what we call "Forever Edition Memberships" for our best-selling continuing education courses so that we can give our Members a bunch of...
Wed, 18 Dec, 2019 at 6:15 PM
My 20 hour course shows expired?
Sometimes there are glitches in the system and when the payment goes through it won’t activate the course. If you paid for your course, please send us a...
Fri, 19 Jul, 2019 at 2:32 PM
How to I register with CTEC?
You can visit  ctec.org  click on Tax Professionals and follow the steps to register.
Fri, 2 Aug, 2019 at 12:41 AM
Do you sell the hard copy for the 20 hour renewal course?
Yes we do sell the hard copy for the 20 hour renewal course. You can purchase it at the link below.  Scroll almost to the bottom of the page and you wil...
Fri, 23 Aug, 2019 at 10:20 AM
20 hours not showing in my PTIN account
Your hours will show on your account 3-5 days after being reported.  If you are not able to renew your PTIN that means the IRS system is down.  Education ho...
Wed, 28 Aug, 2019 at 1:46 PM