California Tax Education Council


Press Releases

February 14, 2019

California Aims to Scare "Ghost Tax Preparers" Out of Business

January 25, 2019

Eenie, Meenie, Miney, Mo...How to Find Your Perfect Tax Pro

December 27, 2018

Statewide Campaign Focuses on Busting "Ghost Tax Preparers"

April, 2 2018 

5 Signs Your Tax Preparer Will Disappear After Tax Season

March, 6 2018 (92.3 KB)

Top Three Tax Refund Scams

February, 12 2018 (100.9 KB)

Ghost Tax Preparers Continue to Victimize Taxpayers

June, 27 2017 (85.7 KB)

CTEC Elects Two Modesto Tax Preparers to Board

March, 15 2017 (91.7 KB)

Top Three Ways Scammers Steal Your Refund

February, 7 2017 (100.6 KB)

California Warns Against Ghost Tax Preparers

January, 25 2017 (94.8 KB)

What to Know Before Choosing a Tax Preparer

March, 22 2016 (155.9 KB)

Is Your Tax Preparer California Approved?

January, 21 2016 (156.5 KB)

How to Find the Best Tax Preparer For You

January, 5 2016 (153.4 KB)

New Microsite Visually Explains How to Choose a Tax Pro

April, 1 2015 (155.9 KB)

3 Tips to Know When Hiring a Tax Pro Last Minute

March, 3 2015 (158.3 KB)

5 Questions You Should Always Ask Tax Preparers

February, 10 2015 (153.7 KB)

How to Know if Your Tax Preparer is Legal or a Fraud

January, 19 2015 (161.7 KB)

The Difference Between Tax Preparers

January, 1 2015 (159.9 KB)

Old CA Rules Vs New IRS Tax Preparer Program

February, 25 2014 (165.5 KB)

What if Your Tax Preparer is Not Legal?

February, 12 2014 (155.4 KB)

California Tax Preparers Must Still Meet Rules Despite IRS Court Decision

January, 28 2014 (168.2 KB)

How to Find a Legal Tax Preparer in California

December, 30 2013 (167.8 KB)

New Law Targets Questionable Tax Preparers

February, 5 2013 (172.2 KB)

Five Questions You Should Always Ask a Tax Preparer