The California Tax Preparer Surety Bond is required by the California Tax Education Council (CTEC). Continuing education as well as this bond is required by CTEC of all tax preparars in the state. This bond protects the public from negligence or other problems regarding the treatment of W-2 forms by the tax preparer. The required amount for this bond is $5,000. The premium on this bond is usually as little as $100 for a five year term with no credit check required.
To Get a CTEC Compliant California Tax Preparer Surety Bond:
- Complete an online application.
- One of our expert commercial surety agents will call and email you with the firm quote and an agreement to sign.
- Provide payment and your signed agreement, then you will receive your bond!
** all bonds are subject to the underwriting terms and conditions of the issuing company.