Continuing Education Hours Done

The Fun and More Profitable Way.  PRONTO!

  • Knock Out Both Your CTEC and Your IRS Hours with one relevant, convenient, NOT BORING update & refresher course.

  • Trusted and Enjoyed by thousands of CTEC Tax Preparers since 2011.  Proven track record!

  • Created by Actively Working Tax Pros.  Who creates these other courses?  Are they actively working tax pros who do tax returns for real clients?  🤔

  • The Ultimate Convenience.  No missed classes.  Learn anywhere, anytime, at your own pace.

See what our CTEC Members have to say:

Over 1,000 Real Customer Reviews of the 20 Hour CTEC Course (Average 4.7 out of 5 stars)

Another painless experience!

Kathryn Matthews

Entertaining lesson!

Vickie Adams

Very thorough and not boring!

Amy Whelan

Test was user friendly, easy to navigate and all the reading material at your fingertips.

Sally Echeverria

Overall interesting and engaging content, I would recommend this program to colleagues.

Daniel Parnell

I have taken many CTEC courses in the past, but this is the best.

Ann Marie Gurrola

Meet Your Instructor:


– Founder and CEO, Pronto Tax School, Inc.

Andrew Freiburghouse, known as Andy Frye in "Tax World," is a tax consultant and Enrolled Agent (E.A.) licensed to represent taxpayers before all levels of the IRS.


Andy started his tax career as a tax preparer at Pronto Income Tax of California, Inc., a third-generation family business with multiple locations based in Southern California.


After preparing more than 10,000 tax returns and developing extensive employee training programs within his family business, Andy founded Pronto Tax School, Inc., an online training company that educates and empowers tax professionals and taxpayers nationwide.


Pronto Tax School is an IRS-approved education provider that offers credentialing and continuing education certificate programs, as well as career advancement and business development training.


Andy is a graduate of Santa Clara University, the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program, and The School of Tax Business Hard Knocks.


He insists on keeping himself at least halfway entertained during these courses, in hopes of keeping YOU at least halfway entertained.

Find a plan that’s right for you:

Both options come with a rock solid 14-Day Money-Back Guarantee 

(except if your hours have already been reported to CTEC or IRS).

The One-Time Purchase



charged one-time

Best Choice for Tax Pros Seeking an Efficient, High-Quality, Low-Cost CTEC & IRS Hours Online Tax Course Solution

  • CTEC and IRS Approved Course

  • Not Ridiculously Boring!  (Warning: you may actually enjoy your CE this year!)

  • Satisfies Your 20 Hour CTEC Renewal Education Requirement

  • Meets IRS Requirements for AFSP Credential for CTEC Tax Preparers

  • All the Tax Updates You Need to Know

  • 120 Days of 24/7 Online Course Access

  • Printable PDF of Course Textbook

  • Instant Online Scoring

  • Fast Response Email & Phone Support

  • Hours Reported Within 10 Minutes of Course Completion (average)

  • Email Notification to You When Hours Are Reported

  • Created By Tax Pros For Tax Pros

The Forever Edition



auto-charged once

per year, cancel anytime

Best Choice for Tax Pros Seeking to Gain an Advantage Over Your Competitors and Thrive in the New Era of Tax While Satisfying CTEC and IRS Hours

  • Everything You Get in the One-Time Purchase, Plus:

  • Your Course Access Never Expires, Access Anytime!

  • Lock-In Today's Price Forever (same price every year)

  • Subscription Auto-Renews Once Per Year (June 30)

  • Cancel Anytime, Never Any Obligation to Renew

  • Multiple Course Version Updates Throughout the Year

  • The Famous "Right-Before-Tax-Season Newsletter" with All the Last Minute Changes

  • Printable Review & Exam Questions

  • Updated By-the-Form Price List for 2020 Tax  Year

  • Audio version of the Federal Tax Update Chapter (listen in your car!)

  • Past 2 year's course textbooks included for reference

  • Exclusive video training: "How to Compete and Win Against the Do-It-Yourself Tax Software Robots."

  • Exclusive video training: "Tax Season Traps to Avoid."

  • Exclusive video training: "Step-by-Step Walk Through of Preparing an S Corporation (1120S) Tax Return."

  • Exclusive video training: "Immigration Tax Issues."

  • Exclusive video training: "Updating Your Pricing for the New Era of Tax."

  • Exclusive Video Training:  "Electric Vehicle Credit Tutorial."

  • Exclusive Video Training:  "How to Become a Certifying Acceptance Agent."

Watch How Easy It Is to Use Our Online Course System:

Why We Recommend the Forever Edition:

If you plan to continue being a CTEC tax preparer, we do recommend the Forever Edition Membership.  That Membership allows us to give you a lot more value, at a lower price, while locking your price for life.  You can cancel anytime and there is never any obligation to renew.


Every growing business at some point faces a choice: you can either focus on being the cheapest, or you can focus on being the best.  We have made our choice (Option #2) and we will continue to invest extensive resources into improving our products and services every single year, because we know that's what our Members need from us. 


The Forever Edition allows us to keep improving this product, without raising prices on our thousands of Loyal CTEC Members who use this course every year.


CTEC Forever Edition Members are the Rock upon which Pronto Tax School is built.  We greatly appreciate your support of our efforts to make sure ALL tax preparers have access to high quality, low cost tax trainings that makes your life as a tax pro easier and more profitable. 


Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about this course:

What is the purpose of taking a 20 hour CTEC-approved and IRS-approved continuing education course?

Why should I choose the Pronto Tax School Renew CTEC 20 Hour Continuing Education Course over other 20 hour tax preparer continuing education courses?

Can I take your 20 hour CTEC-approved tax course online?

I don't want any recurring charge on my credit card.

I logged into my course and I don't see all the extra stuff listed under the Forever Edition Membership?  Live training webinars, etc.

You mention that the Forever Edition Membership includes "multiple course version" updates.  What does that mean?

What about the AFSP credential? Is that included?

Why did you change your online learning system? The old system at was working fine for me.

Do you provide a Spanish version of the course?

What if I need a refund?

How do I know if I already have a Forever Edition Membership?

How do I cancel my Forever Edition Membership?

Can I upgrade to the Forever Edition if I purchase the One Time now?

How can I contact Pronto before I buy or if I need help?

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