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WebCE provides state-approved Maryland Tax Continuing Education with a money back guarantee! Satisfy ALL your CE requirements at one low price with our online or paper courses!

Maryland tax CE course pricing:
You may select 19 hours of courses for $49.95 plus $2.50 for each additional hour. An additional $0.00 per course will be added to your total if you select paper course material.

Single MD Tax continuing education courses start at just $9.95!
WebCE offers courses for the following MD license types:

Tax Preparer Education Requirements

IRS Provider Number: RPBX8

Maryland Acceptance: WebCE courses are approved by the IRS and therefore are accepted for continuing education hours by the MD Board of Individual Tax Preparers.

Required Maryland Tax Continuing Education Hours

Required MD Tax Continuing Education Hours

16 hours of MD Tax CE is required every 2 years

Note on the IRS Annual Filing Season Program - Record of Completion (AFSP - RoC): Maryland Registered Tax Preparers are considered exempt from completing a 6 hour Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) course as part of the AFSP - RoC. However, if tax preparers wish to participate they will need to ensure the completion of 3 hours of tax law update credits, 2 hours of ethics, and 10 hours of other federal tax topics and consent to the Circular 230 obligations to be granted the Record of Completion.

Click here to learn more about the IRS' Annual Filing Season Program.

Maryland Tax Subject Area Requirements

  • MD State Tax Topics: minimum 4 hours
  • Ethics: 2 of the 4 MD Tax Topic hours may be satisfies with a federal ethics course

Maryland Tax Renewal

Maryland Registered Tax Preparer Renewal Date

MD tax preparer registrations expire 2 years from the date of issuance

PTINs must be renewed annually by 12/31

Maryland Registered Tax Preparer Renewal Process

MD annual registrations are due on or before the expiration date
MD Tax Preparer Registratiom Online Renewal

Renew PTINs with the IRS annually by 12/31 at RPR.IRS.Gov

Maryland Tax Continuing Education Course Requirements

Course Presentation

WebCE courses are IRS-approved self-study.

Study Requirements

Self-Study Requirements: Students should read the course material prior to taking the final exam.

Maryland Tax Continuing Education Exam Requirements

Exam Rules

The final exam is open-book. Students may refer to the course material as often as needed. If the final exam is not passed on the first attempt, students have an unlimited number of retakes.

Passing Score

Self-Study Final Exam: 70%

Reporting and Maryland Tax Continuing Education Certificates of Completion

Maryland Tax Education Reporting

WebCE reports course completions electronically to the IRS every business day. MD Preparers will report their 16 hours at renewal and if chosen for an audit must submit the certificates of completion.

Certificates of Completion

WebCE provides online printable certificates of completion. Certificates of completion will be available to print online immediately after the final exam is passed. MD Tax Preparers should keep all certificates of completion for a minimum of 4 years for auditing purposes.

Repetition and Carryover

Carryover Allowance

Excess hours earned in a CE cycle may not be carried forward to a subsequent CE cycle.

Repetition Rules

Courses cannot be taken for credit more than once in a reporting period.

Maryland Tax Contact Info

Maryland Board of Individual Tax Preparers

  • Phone: 410-230-6257
  • Mailing Address: 500 N. Calvert St, 3rd Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202
  • Email: [email protected]

WebCE® provides information as a courtesy to individuals who are subject to continuing professional education (CPE) as CPAs, PAs, and Licensed accountants. Although reasonable efforts have been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate and current, neither WebCE nor its employees warrant or represent that this information is accurate and current. Since regulations are constantly changing, we suggest you check with your state’s board to answer any questions or confirm any information.
Last updated on 3/8/2017