The California Tax Education Council (CTEC) will continue to establish professional tax education standards, approve tax education providers who comply with these standards and facilitate tax preparer compliance for the benefit of California taxpayers
ONLINE NEW OR RENEWAL REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Deadline to renew a CTEC registration is October 31st of each year. The "grace period" will be from November 1st through January 15th of the following year. A preparer who does not renew by January 15th of any given year, his/her registration will expired, and he/she would be required to retake the 60-hour qualifying education course and register as a new preparer with CTEC.
To renew or register on line, click on Preparer Registration and Personal Account