Advantage-Points  Tax Office

About Us

We are Accountants, and California Registered Tax Professionals (CRTPs)

California Registered Tax Professionals (CRTPs) is a group of tax professionals registered with the California Tax Education Council (CTEC). They must pass a competency exam on professional ethics, federal and California tax laws after completing 60 hours of qualifying tax educationIn addition, all CRTPs also attain a minimum of 20 hours of continuing professional education annually, and $5,000 tax preparer bond.

The California Tax Education Council (CTEC), established in 1977 by the California State Legislature, aims to promote competent tax preparation within the state of California, and to protect the taxpayers by ensuring that all CRTP tax professionals are registered, bonded,

and have met all required education.

We also participate in the Annual Filing Season Program (AFSPs) offered by the IRS.

This program is administered through IRS-approved continuing education (CE) providers. 

Annual Filing Season Program professionals (AFSPs) can meet the requirements by

obtaining 18 hours of continuing education, including 6 hours federal tax refresher course.

Professional Affiliations


* California Tax Education Council, CTEC *

* California Society of Enrolled Agents, CSEA *

* California Society of Tax Consultants, CSTC *

* National Association of Tax Professionals, NATP *