Federal & California Tax Update FAQ

How many CPE credits will I earn when I participate in a Federal & California Tax Update seminar or webcast?

You’ll earn 16 live CPE credits.

What are Federal & California Tax Update seminar class times?

Seminar class times are 8:15 a.m.–4:30 p.m. with a break for lunch from 11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m.

Can I attend just 1 day of a Federal & California Tax Update seminar or just two of your 4-hour webcast sessions?

No, you must attend both days of a Federal & California Tax Update seminar or all four webcast sessions that are 4 hours each.

When and how will I receive my certificate of completion after attending a Federal & California Tax Update seminar?

Once attendance verification forms are received back in our office, certificates of completion for a seminar will be emailed within 10 business days.

Do you offer group discounts?

Western CPE offers group discounts when participants attend both days of a 2016–2017 Federal & California Tax Update seminar. Group discount pricing will be posted in May!  
*Group discounts cannot be used in conjunction with any other special offer or promotion. 

Do I need to make my own travel and hotel reservations?

Yes. Each individual is responsible for his or her own travel and hotel reservations.

Are your 2016–2017 Federal & California Tax Update seminars and webcasts registered with the California Tax Education Council (CTEC)?

Yes. Western CPE's 2016–2017 Federal & California Tax Update seminars and webcasts are registered with the California Tax Education Council (CTEC).

Seminar: The 2016–2017 Federal & California Tax Update seminar is registered with CTEC. Each day of the seminar provides 8 federal tax update credits. There is no state credit offered for these days. A listing of requirements to register as a CRTP may be obtained by contacting CTEC at P.O. Box 2890, Sacramento, CA, 95812-2890; toll free by phone at 877.850.2832; or on the Internet at www.ctec.org.

Webcast: The 2016–2017 Federal & California Tax Update 16-hour webcast (four, 4-hour sessions) is registered with CTEC. Each session of the webcast provides 4 federal tax update credits. There is no state credit offered in these sessions. A listing of requirements to register as a CRTP may be obtained by contacting CTEC at P.O. Box 2890, Sacramento, CA, 95812-2890; toll free by phone at 877.850.2832; or on the Internet at www.ctec.org.

Is Western CPE’s Federal & California Tax Update CLE approved?

Western CPE is an approved provider for CLE credits for the State Bar of California. Total credit hours are 13.75 for the live seminar and webcast formats of the 2016–2017 Federal & California Tax Update. All 16 hours must be attended to earn CLE credit. None of our courses provide CLU credits. 

Are meals included in the registration fee?

A continental breakfast is served in the morning, but lunch is on your own. You’ll have an hour break for lunch.

If my colleague registered for a Federal & California Tax Update seminar and can’t attend, can I go in his/her place?

You can transfer a Federal & California Tax Update seminar registration from person to person. A $50 administrative fee will be assessed. Please call our office at 800.822.4194 if you wish to do so.