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Help Wanted - Tax Preparer - San Juan Capistrano 

   Fast-growing CPA office in San Juan Capistrano is looking for an experienced tax preparer. Compensation will be based on experience. 2-3 years of recent experience preparing individual and business tax returns.

Help Wanted - Tax Preparer - Thousand Oaks 

   Tax accountants are looking for an individual to help prepare tax returns for the upcoming tax season. We use Lacerte software to prepare the returns. This would be part-time or full-time from February through April 18th.

Practice for Sale - Albany, CA 

   Excellent opportunity! EA practice based in Albany, CA. Clients like remote interviews. Available now!

Help Wanted - Tax Senior Associate - Los Altos 

   Boutique Silicon Valley firm seeks a senior tax associate part-time for TY 2022. Ideal buy-out opportunity in 2-3 years for the right candidate. 4+ years of experience in 1040 and 1041 returns. EA or CPA only.

Help Wanted - Tax Managers - San Jose 

   We are seeking individuals with five plus years of experience. Knowledgeable in federal and California taxation of individuals, partnership, corporations, and trusts. Must hold a valid EA or CPA license.

Help Wanted - Tax Senior Associates - San Jose 

   We are seeking individuals with three years of California tax experience with individual, corporate, and partnership tax returns. Must hold a valid EA license or be working towards becoming an EA.

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.