California Tax Preparer Surety Bond

We write $5,000 California Tax Preparer Bonds.
Our price is $25. INSTANT ISSUE - NO UNDERWRITING!

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1 year - $25
2 years - $45
3 years - $50

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General Information

California tax preparers must obtain a tax preparer bond in the amount of $5,000. The bond serves as a financial guarantee that the tax preparer will adhere to ethical and legal standards in the preparation of tax returns. The required bond amount is $5,000.

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California law requires anyone who, for a fee or for other consideration, assists with or prepares tax returns for another person or who assumes final responsibility for completed work on a return and is not an exempt preparer to register as a tax preparer with the California Tax Education Council (CTEC). The California State Legislature created the CTEC to promote competent tax preparation within the state.

Who is required to register with the CTEC?
Any non-exempt tax preparer in California who, for a fee or for other consideration:
-Assists with or prepares state of federal income tax returns
-Assumes final responsibility for such returns
-Offers these services

Exempt prepares NOT required to register with CTEC are:
-California Certified Public Accountants (CPAs)
-Enrolled agents (EAs)
-Attorneys who are members of the California State Bar
-Specified banking or trust officials

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Additional information about this corporate surety bond requirement is as follows:
Obligee - California Tax Education Council (CTEC)
Bond Amount - $5,000
Bond Premium - $25 for 1 year, $45 for 2 year, $50 for 3 years. More options listed below.

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Shipping Options

Bond will ship to business address above unless otherwise indicated.