$5000 CA Tax Preparer Bond
Any person who, for a fee, assists with or prepares tax returns for another person, is required to obtain a $5,000 Tax Preparer Bond and file it with CTEC, the California Tax Education Council. A tax preparer may not conduct business without having a current surety bond.
Purchase your Tax Preparer Bond Online using our Secure Web Application
A credit card is required for online processing. Please note a 6% service fee will be charged. You may print this application and mail with a check to avoid the fee.
Please note: All surety bonds require manual execution (Original Signature and Seal). Most Tax Preparer bonds are executed by the following business day.
Secure Online Application:
5 Year Term for $100
No Shorter Terms Available
If you currently have a CA Tax Preparer Bond with us please use the following:
ON LINE RENEWAL FORM
For Tax Preparer E & O Coverage please use the following:
TAX PREPARER E & O