Continuing Professional Education (CPE)

Live Webinars

Credits Available

NASBA CPE Credit: Strafford tax and accounting webinars are 110 minutes long and generally earn 2.0 CPE credits. Where CPE credit is available on 90-minute tax law programs, the number of credits earned is generally 1.0 to 1.5.

Accreditation
Strafford is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education and appears on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit.

Processing
To obtain CPE credits for a Strafford webinar, you must participate in the live event via a computer and affirm your participation by responding to verification prompts that are displayed throughout the program.  In addition, you must confirm your participation by completing and submitting an Attendance Affirmation/Evaluation after the webinar.

Credit Confirmation
A Certificate of Attendance will be emailed within 24 hours provided that ‚Äčthe CPE credit processing is ordered and paid by 2pm Eastern the day of the program. 

CPE INFORMATION
Delivery Method: Group Internet
Program Level: Intermediate
Prerequisites: Varies by program (See a specific course for details)
Advanced Preparation: Printing and reviewing Program Outlines and materials
Earn 1.5-2 CPE credits

National Registry of CPE Sponsors

Strafford is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

On-Demand Webinars

Credits Available

NASBA CPE Credit: Strafford tax and accounting webinars are 110 minutes long and select on-demand programs earn 2.0 CPE credits. Where CPE credit is available on 90-minute on-demand legal (CLE) programs, the number of credits earned is generally 1.0 to 1.5. CPE credits.

Accreditation
Strafford is a NASBA-approved CPE provider for On-Demand webinars. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Contact your State Board to which you report if you have any questions regarding the states requirements and the applicability of this course to meet those specifications.

Processing
To obtain CPE credits for a select Strafford On-Demand webinar, you must view the entire on-demand event, answer the multiple choice review questions at the end of each course section (review questions are not graded but must be answered correctly to continue to the next course section.), and pass the Final Exam with a score of 70% or better.  If you do not pass the Final Exam, you may retake the exam until you pass.

On-Demand courses must be completed within one year from date of purchase.

Credit Confirmation
Your certificate of completion will be available immediately after you successfully complete the course and pass the final exam with a score of 70% or better.

To access your certificate, click on the "CERTIFICATE" button on the Final Exam passed page or from your on-line account page. To access a certificate from your user account page, click on the "CERTIFICATE" button next to a fully completed and passed course. 

CPE INFORMATION
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study
Program Level: Intermediate
Prerequisites: Varies by program (See a specific course for details)
Advanced Preparation: Printing and reviewing Program Outlines and materials
Earn 1.5-2 CPE credits

IRS-Approved Continuing Education

Strafford is an IRS-approved continuing education provider offering certified courses for Enrolled Agents (EAs) and Tax Return Preparers (RTRP).

IRS Approved Continuing Education Provider

Processing and Reporting of IRS Credits

Strafford webinars for Enrolled Agents and Return Preparers are generally 110 minutes long and earn 2.0 credits. See individual program web pages for additional information on credit type and hours.

To earn full credit, you must remain on the line for the entire program and also:

  • Participate in the program on your own computer connection or phone line (no sharing)—if you need to add additional connections, please call customer service at 1-800-926-7926 x10
  • Affirm your participation by responding to verification prompts that are displayed throughout the program
  • Complete and submit the "Attendance Affirmation/Evaluation."  A link to this will be in the Thank You email that is sent immediately following the program. That form must include your PTIN ID #.

A Certificate of Attendance will be emailed within 24 hours provided that the CPE credit processing is ordered and paid by 2pm Eastern the day of the program.

Strafford will report your credits directly to the IRS. Credits will be reported within 30 days of the program date. If you have questions about IRS credit, please email ptin@straffordpub.com.

On-Demand Webinars and Recorded Events

The IRS does not currently allow continuing education on recorded events.

CPE Annual Pass

Get all your CPE credits for one low price with the Strafford CPE Individual Annual Pass. Attend unlimited live webinars that include over 200 interactive live CPE hours in accounting, audit, non-profit, tax and employee benefits plus unlimited 24/7 access to over 400 downloadable webinars and over 50 NASBA-approved CPE on-demand webinars.

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