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Help Wanted - Tax Preparer Associate - La Mesa 

   We are seeking a tax preparer associate for part-time season work in our La Mesa Office. Unique self-employment opportunity. Practice spin-off.

Help Wanted - Tax Preparer - Westlake Village 

   We are an online tax firm that does not meet clients face to face. All client interactions take place telephonically. We need a tax preparer with two years of experience or more. BA degree in finance or accounting is preferred. CTEC and valid PTIN.

Large Practice for Sale - Santa Clarita 

   Large tax office in Santa Clarita is for sale. We prepare about 3,000 tax returns, including various levels of individual returns such as schedule C's, rental properties, investors, etc., and about 500 trust returns, C corps and partnership returns.

Help Wanted - Experienced CPA or EA - Palo Alto 

   We are a full-service tax/accounting firm focused on small business and individual taxes, established in 1982 in Palo Alto. We specialize in helping clients deal with life-changing events such as starting a business and buying/selling real estate.

Want to Buy a Practice - Encino 

   I'm interested in buying a tax practice. I'm an EA and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) located in Encino, in practice for 34+ years. My current practice consists of tax, bookkeeping, payroll and tax resolution. Well qualified, lots of tax knowledge.

Help Wanted - Experienced EA - Simi Valley 

   Seeking an outgoing and experienced EA to take over the clientele of a retiring team member. Busy office. Must be able to prepare individual, trust, partnership and corporate tax returns. Competitive pay, Simple IRA, health insurance available.

Practice for Sale - Las Vegas, NV 

   EA practice for sale with an annual income of $140,327. 2021 reports: 176 1040s; 27 1120s; four 1041s and two 990s. There are plenty of people on extension. We also had a home office, but our house burned - total loss. I’m going to retire.

Help Wanted - Tax Preparer or EA - San Bernardino 

   Established local accounting and tax firm is seeking an experienced tax preparer or EA. Prepare individual, estate (trust), and corp and partnership returns. Competitive pay and benefits.

Help Wanted - Senior Tax Preparer - Pleasant Hill 

   Seeking a senior tax preparer with 6+ years of tax preparation experience. Looking for help in reviewing tax returns, both individual and business. Growth opportunity and succession planning in this position.

Continuing Education (CE) Requirements

Annual CE Requirements

Enrolled Agents

In order to maintain the license, enrolled agents must complete 72 hours within a 3-year cycle based on the last digit of their social security number. The IRS CE reporting period is by calendar year, January 1 through December 31. The IRS enforces a 16-hour minimum per year, and requires 2 hours on Ethics per year. Learn more.


California State Bar attorneys who are certified legal specialists in the area of Taxation Law must obtain 36 MCLE hours and must report their legal specialist education every three years. Learn more.

Certified Financial Planners (CFP)

CFP® professionals are required to complete 30 CE credit hours each two-year reporting period: 28 credit hours of General CE and 2 credit hours of CFP Board-approved Ethics CE. Learn more.

Certified Public Accountants (CPA)

CPAs are responsible for complying with all applicable CE requirements, rules and regulations of state boards of accountancy. Learn more about the CE requirements for CPAs by state.

CTEC Registered Tax Preparer (CRTP)

CRTPs must obtain 20-hours (10 hours federal tax law, 3 hours federal tax update, 2 hours of Ethics and 5 hours for State) of continuing tax education each year and must renew by October 31. Learn more .


CSEA CE requirements exceed the Internal Revenue Service’s standards: Full Members and CA EA associates must acquire 30 hours of CE per calendar year.