Frequently Asked Questions

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.

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

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

Western CPE offers group discounts when participants attend both days of a 2019-2020 Federal & California Tax Update seminar. 
*Group discounts cannot be used in conjunction with any other special offer or promotion. 

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

Yes. Western CPE’s 2019–2020 Federal & California Tax Update seminars and webcasts are registered with the California Tax Education Council (CTEC).

Seminar: The 2019–2020 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. 

Webcast: The 2019–2020 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. 

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 at (877) 850-2832; or online

Western CPE has been approved provider for CLE credits for the State Bar of California in the past for the live seminar and webcast formats of the Federal & California Tax Update. Currently, our application is pending for 13.75 CLE credits for the 2017 Federal & California Tax Update. Participants must complete 16 hours (2 day seminar or 4 sessions of webcast) to receive CLE credit with the State Bar of California. None of our courses provide CLU credits. 

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

You can transfer a Federal & California Tax Update seminar registration from person to person. Please call our office at (800) 822-4194 if you need to transfer registrations.