2017 Tax Law
NASBA CPE: 129 Hours
IRS (Federal Tax Law): 126 Hours
IRS (Ethics): 3 Hours
Oregon Tax Board: 148 Hours
OR State Board of Accountancy: 148 Hours
TX State Board of Public Accountancy: 126 Hours
NY State Board of Public Accountancy: 126 Hours
QAS Self-Study: 148 Hours
Wage Reporting, Fringe Benefits, Other Income and the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion – 2017 Law – QAS Self-Study
Investment and Pass-Through Income Reporting Requirements (Including FBAR and FATCA) – 2017 Law – QAS Self-Study
IRS Ethics Rules Governing CPAs, EAs, and Other Tax Practitioners – Part 2 – 2017 Law – QAS Self-Study
Oregon Filing Requirements and Additions to Income – Welcome to Oregon Part 1 – 2017 Law – QAS Self-Study
Oregon Ethics and Strategies for Passing the Oregon LTC and LTP Exams – Welcome to Oregon Part 5 – 2017 Law – QAS Self-Study
For Oregon Tax Preparers Studying for
the Oregon LTC Exam
This program is a must for preparers studying for Oregon’s rigorous LTC exam.
Learn more about preparing for Oregon’s LTC exam here!
Are you an Enrolled Agent, preparing to take the Oregon-only portion of the LTC exam? If so, we recommend you take our course Welcome to Oregon.
Are you a tax professional, preparing for the Special Enrollment Exam? If so, we recommend our 1040 Tax Pro IRS Exam Prep Series, which does not include Oregon Tax Law.
Students will participate in a series of courses provided by Pacific Northwest Tax School’s skilled instructors. All of these sessions can be completed at your own pace and can be retaken as many times as you like. Enrollment is for one (1) year from the date of registration.
Classwork and homework are required, and they are provided to allow students to apply concepts covered in each course towards the preparation of sample tax forms. Each course also has a quiz to test student’s knowledge of the topics covered. Course materials provided to students with every course include:
- A detailed student manual
- Entertaining videos covering each subject
- Detailed classwork, homework, and quiz answer keys
The LTC Prep Series Self-Paced version includes over 120 hours of Federal tax law and another 19 hours of Oregon tax law.
CPE is awarded at the time each individual course is completed.
2017 Tax Law
|NASBA CPE||129 Hours|
|IRS (Federal Tax Law)||126 Hours|
|IRS (Ethics)||3 Hours|
|Oregon Tax Board||148 Hours|
|Oregon State Board of Accountancy||148 Hours|
|Texas State Board of Public Accountancy||126 Hours|
|New York State Board of Public Accountancy||126 Hours|
|QAS Self-Study||148 Hours|
Field of Study
Basic tax knowledge
Meet Your Instructor
April Gutierrez is an Enrolled Agent with more than 25 years of experience owning and operating a multi-office tax preparation firm. She has been writing and teaching tax law since 2001, with thousands of tax professionals completing her education programs annually.
Known for her entertaining speaking style and ability to make a complex subject easy to understand, April is frequently invited to speak to business groups and news media on tax-related topics. She has a B.A. in Communication Studies from Murdoch University in Perth, Australia. She obtained her Oregon LTC in 1995.
How does this tax course work?
This course is divided into separate lessons – completed at your own pace – which means YOU CHOOSE how quickly to work through the program. Each lesson takes you through the important topics you need to know. The lesson training guides are in video and manual format, which reinforce the way you learn. Our Q & A forums are a valuable place to get your questions answered on the related topics.
Your Tax Course Includes
Step-By-Step Tax Lessons
Experience with Tax Forms
Q & A Forum
Frequently asked Questions
When does the course start and finish?
How long do I have access to the course?
Can I have a face to face meeting with the Instructor?
Does this course have any certificates?
Any Time, Anywhere
Our online Learning Management System (LMS), offers you the flexibility to study at your own pace while still enjoying many of the benefits of a live classroom.
- Watch lecture video recordings of live, instructor-led classes.
- Break to complete classwork and quiz assignments as instructed.
- If you have a question or need help understanding your assignments, use our Q&A forum to post questions and receive answers from your instructor.
- Complete assignments and tests, then submit your answers online.
Advance Preparation Required
Our site requires an up-to-date Adobe Flash® Player and use of a high-speed Internet connection. To ensure your learning experience is worthwhile and productive, we ask all students to take the time to become familiar with our site before attending class.
Recommended Minimum Requirements
The following requirements are recommended for using this site. Few students have reported success while operating outside of these requirements, therefore these are provided as a guideline for troubleshooting if you are having difficulties viewing or operating in this site.
*Your operating system should be fully updated.
If you encounter log in or video viewing difficulties, we strongly recommend you install Google Chrome.
|Connection:||Broadband (512 Kbps+). Mobile hotspots are NOT recommended.|
The latest of the following:
|Peripherals:||Headphones and/or Speakers|
Disclosures and School Policies
Terms of Enrollment
Pacific Northwest Tax School’s course materials and teaching techniques are valuable proprietary information of Pacific Northwest Tax School, and all such information is subject to copyright, including written, recorded, internet-based as well as all other electronic media. Each Student agrees that she/he will use the information only for purposes of education and training; and as a condition of enrollment, that they will not disseminate the information to any third party and will treat the materials as confidential information of Pacific Northwest Tax School. As a condition of enrollment, students pledge not use any information in any competitive fashion, including to create or derive competitive materials. Students further agree that any breach of these terms and conditions shall cause the school irreparable harm, entitling Pacific Northwest Tax School to injunctive relief, as well as any other remedy that may be available at law or equity. Students taking continuing education courses shall have twelve months from date of enrollment to successfully complete the course and receive their Certificate of Completion. Students taking the federal only portion or the Oregon 80 Hour Basic Tax Course students have nine months from the date of enrollment to sucessfully complete the course.
Basic Tax Law
Students taking any Basic Tax Law course agree to comply with all Terms of Enrollment outlined in the enrollment agreement form for that course, a link to which can be found on each Basic Tax course page.
Prerequisites & Advance Preparation
Students intending to take the Oregon State Tax Exam, must be at least 18 years of age, and have a High School Diploma or GED. Students using our self-paced internet-based program should prepare for classes by downloading and printing course materials.
Continuing professional education courses including interactive, non-interactive and correspondence program fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. Webinars/Webcasts are non-transferable and in most cases non-refundable. A student may choose to be switched to another Webinar/Webcast of equal or lesser value if a conflict with the scheduled time exists. In the case of a missed Webinar/Webcast a request to transfer to a new Webinar/Webcast must be made with 48 hours of when the Webinar/Webcast aired. Refunds will be issued ONLY prior to the start of the Webinar/Webcast. A $15.00 processing fee will be withheld from all refund amounts. For more information regarding administration policies including complaints and refunds, please contact our offices at 503-646-5600.
Pacific Northwest Tax School gives the highest priority to delivering quality education programs. If you have concerns about our programs please contact the Pacific Northwest Tax School Education Coordinator at: [email protected]
Manuals distributed and programs sponsored by Pacific Northwest Tax School are designed to teach application of tax laws. Pacific Northwest Tax School works to provide accurate and timely material to students, however the school does not have any responsibility if human and/or mechanical error exists. Accordingly, no assurance is given by Pacific Northwest Tax School that such information is totally comprehensive or accurate in its coverage of such subject matter. Information published or sponsored by Pacific Northwest Tax School should not be relied upon as a substitute for independent research to original sources of authority such as the Internal Revenue Code, IRS Publications and Internal Revenue Rulings. Pacific Northwest Tax School, its authors, and instructors do not render legal, accounting, or other non-educational professional advice. If legal advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional should be sought. Credit hours are subject to change without notice.