Continuing Professional Education Self-Study Courses

AccountingTools provides over 1,000 hours of online, self-study continuing education courses for accounting professionals, including CPAs and Enrolled Agents. You can download our courses in PDF format, study at your leisure, take an online exam, and automatically receive a completion certificate by e-mail.

AccountingTools courses are listed below. To take one of them, click on the course title to see the details for the course. To buy the course, click on the "Buy" option.

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CPE Value Packs

 Value Pack Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 Accounting Controls & Procedures  Bragg 23 hours Accounting $123 Buy 
 Budgeting & Closing the Books  Bragg 27 hours Acctg/Fin. $144 Buy 
 Cash Management & CFO Guidebook  Bragg 36 hours Finance $192 Buy 
 Controller Guide & Lean Accounting  Bragg 32 hours Accounting $171 Buy 
 Inventory Accounting & Management  Bragg 28 hours Acctg/Prod. $149 Buy 
 Purchasing & Payables Management  Bragg 24 hours Acctg/Prod. $128 Buy 

Education Bundles

 Education Bundle Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 Bookkeeper Education Bundle Bragg 53 hours Accounting $282 Buy 
 CFO Education Bundle  Bragg 69 hours Finance $368 Buy 
 Controller Education Bundle  Bragg 69 hours Acctg/Fin. $368 Buy 
 Financial Analysis Education Bundle  Bragg 56 hours Fin./Prod. $298 Buy 

Accounting Courses               [Return to Top of Page]

 Course Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 Accountants' Guidebook
Bragg 30 hours Accounting $200 Buy 
 Accounting Changes & Error Corrections
Bragg 1 hour Accounting $10 Buy 
 Accounting Controls Guidebook
Bragg 12 hours Accounting $80 Buy 
 Accounting for Casinos and Gaming
Bragg 10 hours Accounting $67 Buy 
 Accounting for Derivatives and Hedges
Bragg 3 hours Accounting $30 Buy 
 Accounting for Earnings per Share
Bragg 1 hour Accounting $10 Buy 
 Accounting for Intangible Assets
Bragg 1 hour Accounting $10 Buy 
 Accounting for Inventory
Bragg 13 hours Accounting $87 Buy 
 Accounting for Investments
Bragg 3 hours Accounting $30 Buy 
 Accounting for Leases
Bragg 2 hours Accounting $20 Buy 
 Accounting for Managers
Bragg 18 hours Accounting $120 Buy 
 Accounting for Stock-Based Compensation
Bragg 2 hours Accounting $20 Buy 
 Accounting Procedures Guidebook
Bragg 11 hours Accounting $73 Buy 
 Agricultural Accounting
Bragg 10 hours Accounting $67 Buy 
 Bookkeeping Guidebook
Bragg 15 hours Accounting $100 Buy 
 Business Combinations & Consolidations Bragg 3 hours Accounting $30 Buy 
 Case Studies in Accounting Fraud Mill Creek 1 hour Accounting $10 Buy 
 Closing the Books Bragg 13 hours Accounting $87 Buy 
 Construction Accounting Bragg 10 hours Accounting $67 Buy 
 Cost Accounting Fundamentals Bragg 14 hours Accounting $93 Buy 
 Credit and Collection Guidebook Bragg 14 hours Accounting $93 Buy 
 Effective Collections
Bragg 2 hours Accounting $20 Buy 
 Fair Value Accounting Bragg 2 hours Accounting $20 Buy 
 Financial Reporting Framework for SMEs Perry 3 hours Accounting $30 Buy 
 Fixed Asset Accounting Bragg 12 hours Accounting $80 Buy 
 Foreign Currency Accounting Bragg 2 hours Accounting $20 Buy 
 Fraud Examination Bragg 12 hours Accounting $80 Buy 
 Fraud Schemes Bragg 3 hours Accounting $30 Buy 
 GAAP Guidebook Bragg 28 hours Accounting $187 Buy 
 Governmental Accounting Bragg 12 hours Accounting $80 Buy 
 Health Care Accounting Bragg 12 hours Accounting $80 Buy 
 Hospitality Accounting Bragg 19 hours Accounting $127 Buy 
 IFRS Guidebook  Bragg 23 hours Accounting $153 Buy 
 Lean Accounting Guidebook
Bragg 14 hours Accounting $93 Buy 
 New Controller Guidebook Bragg 18 hours Accounting $120 Buy 
 Nonprofit Accounting Bragg 16 hours Accounting $107 Buy 
 Partnership Accounting Bragg 1 hour Accounting $10 Buy 
 Payables Management Bragg 10 hours Accounting $67 Buy 
 Payroll Management Bragg 14 hours Accounting $93 Buy 
 Project Accounting Bragg 3 hours Accounting $30 Buy 
 Public Company Accounting & Finance Bragg 13 hours Accounting $87 Buy 
 Real Estate Accounting Bragg 10 hours Accounting $67 Buy 
 Revenue Recognition Bragg 4 hours Accounting $40 Buy 
 Sales and Use Tax Accounting Bragg 2 hours Accounting $20 Buy 
 Social Engineering Fraud Schemes Mill Creek 1 hour Accounting $10 Buy 
 The Soft Close Bragg 1 hour Accounting $10 Buy 
 The Statement of Cash Flows Bragg 2 hours Accounting $20 Buy 
 The Year-End Close Bragg 3 hours Accounting $30 Buy 

Auditing Courses               [Return to Top of Page]

 Course Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 Compilation & Preparation Engagements Perry 1 hour Auditing $10 Buy 
 How to Audit Cash Bragg 1 hour Auditing $10 Buy 
 How to Audit Fixed Assets Bragg 2 hours Auditing $20 Buy 
 How to Audit Inventory Bragg 2 hours Auditing $20 Buy 
 How to Audit Receivables Bragg 2 hours Auditing $20 Buy 
 Performing Review Engagements Perry 1 hour Auditing $10 Buy 
 Performing Tests of Balances Perry 10 hours Auditing $67 Buy 
 Saving Time on Audits Perry 2 hours Auditing $20 Buy 
 Small Audits Made Easy and Profitable Perry 9 hours Auditing $60 Buy 
 SSARS Engagements: Practical Issues Perry 1 hour Auditing $10 Buy 

Finance Courses               [Return to Top of Page]

 Course Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 Budgeting Bragg 14 hours Finance $93 Buy 
 Business Insurance Fundamentals Bragg 3 hours Finance $30 Buy 
 Business Ratios Guidebook Bragg 16 hours Finance $107 Buy 
 Business Valuation Bragg 3 hours Finance $30 Buy 
 Capital Budgeting Bragg 5 hours Finance $45 Buy 
 CFO Guidebook Bragg 22 hours Finance $147 Buy 
 Corporate Cash Management Bragg 14 hours Finance $93 Buy 
 Corporate Finance Bragg 15 hours Finance $100 Buy 
 Cost Management Guidebook Bragg 17 hours Finance $113 Buy 
 Crowdfunding Bragg 2 hours Finance $14 Buy 
 Enterprise Risk Management Bragg 10 hours Finance $67 Buy 
 Financial Analysis Bragg 19 hours Finance $127 Buy 
 Financial Forecasting and Modeling Bragg 5 hours Finance $45 Buy 
 Interpretation of Financial Statements Bragg 11 hours Finance $73 Buy 
 Investor Relations Bragg 14 hours Finance $93 Buy 
 Mergers & Acquisitions Bragg 19 hours Finance $127 Buy 
 Treasurer's Guidebook Bragg 16 hours Finance $107 Buy 
 Working Capital Management Bragg 5 hours Finance $45 Buy 

Business Management and Organization Courses                [Return to Top of Page]

 Course Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 Change Management Bragg 3 hours BM&O $30 Buy 
 Developing and Managing Teams Bragg 4 hours BM&O $40 Buy 
 Negotiation Bragg 5 hours BM&O $45 Buy 
 Project Management Bragg 14 hours BM&O $93 Buy 
 Records Management Bragg 3 hours BM&O $30 Buy 
 The MBA Guidebook Bragg 21 hours BM&O $140 Buy 

Personal Development Courses               [Return to Top of Page]

 Course Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 7 Habits of Effective CEOs Bragg 1 hour Personal $10 Buy 
 7 Habits of Effective CFOs Bragg 1 hour Personal $10 Buy 
 7 Habits of Effective Controllers Bragg 1 hour Personal $10 Buy 
 Conflict Management Bragg 4 hours Personal $40 Buy 
 How to Run a Meeting Bragg 2 hours Personal $20 Buy 

Personnel/Human Resources Courses               [Return to Top of Page]

 Course Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 Coaching and Mentoring Bragg 3 hours Personnel $30 Buy 
 Employee Onboarding Bragg 2 hours Personnel $20 Buy 
 Human Resources Guidebook Bragg 20 hours Personnel $133 Buy 
 Recruiting and Hiring Bragg 4 hours Personnel $40 Buy 
 Succession Planning Bragg 3 hours Personnel $30 Buy 

Production Courses               [Return to Top of Page]

 Course Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 Constraint Management Bragg 10 hours Production $67 Buy 
 Inventory Management Bragg 15 hours Production $100 Buy 
 Purchasing Guidebook Bragg 14 hours Production $93 Buy 

Specialized Knowledge Courses               [Return to Top of Page]

 Course Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 Creating Effective Charts Mill Creek 3 hours Special $30 Buy 
 Decision-Making Functions in Excel Mill Creek 2.5 hours Special $25 Buy 
 Excel Tools and Tips for the CPA Mill Creek 2.5 hours Special $25 Buy 
 Excel Worksheet Best Practices Mill Creek 1.5 hours Special $20 Buy 
 Revenue and Margin Analysis Mill Creek 1 hour Special $10 Buy 

Taxation Courses               [Return to Top of Page]

 Course Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 Auto Rules Santucci 2 hours Taxes $20 Buy 
 Bankruptcy Tax Issues Mini-Course Santucci 2 hours Taxes $20 Buy 
 Choice of Entity Santucci 22 hours Taxes $147 Buy 
 Corporate Tax Planning Santucci 21 hours Taxes $140 Buy 
 Corporate Taxation Mini-Course Santucci 2 hours Taxes $20 Buy 
 Estate Planning Essentials Santucci 13 hours Taxes $87 Buy 
 Family Tax Planning Santucci 24 hours Taxes $160 Buy 
 Partnership Taxation Santucci 13 hours Taxes $87 Buy 
 Passive Losses Santucci 10 hours Taxes $67 Buy 
 Real Estate Taxation Problems Santucci 11 hours Taxes $73 Buy 
 S Corporations Santucci 3 hours Taxes $30 Buy 

Ethics Courses               [Return to Top of Page]

Course Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 AICPA Code of Professional Conduct Mill Creek 2 hours  Ethics $20 Buy 
 Behavioral Ethics        Bragg 2 hours  Ethics $20 Buy 
 Ethics for CPAs  Mill Creek 4 hours  Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for CPAs in Business Mill Creek 2 hours  Ethics $20 Buy 
 Madoff: Code of Conduct Case Study Mill Creek 2 hours  Ethics $20 Buy 
 Ethics for Arizona Mill Creek 4 hours Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Arkansas Beacon Hill 3 hours Ethics $30 Buy 
 Ethics for California Mill Creek 4 hours Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Colorado Bragg 4 hours Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Connecticut Beacon Hill 4 hours Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for District of Columbia Beacon Hill 4 hours Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Hawaii Beacon Hill 4 hours Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Idaho Beacon Hill 4 hours Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Illinois Beacon Hill 4 hours Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Indiana Beacon Hill 4 hours Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Iowa Beacon Hill 4 hours Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Kansas Beacon Hill 2 hours Ethics $20 Buy 
 Ethics for Kentucky Mill Creek 2 hours Ethics $20 Buy 
 Ethics for Maine Beacon Hill 4 hours Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Maryland Beacon Hill 4 hours Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Massachusetts Mill Creek 4 hours Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Michigan Mill Creek 2 hours Ethics $20 Buy 
 Ethics for Minnesota Beacon Hill 8 hours Ethics $80 Buy 
 Ethics for Mississippi Beacon Hill 4 hours Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Missouri Beacon Hill 6 hours Ethics $60 Buy 
 Ethics for Montana Beacon Hill 2 hours Ethics $20 Buy 
 Ethics for Nebraska Beacon Hill 4 hours Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Nevada Beacon Hill 4 hours Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for New Hampshire Beacon Hill 4 hours Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for New Mexico Beacon Hill 4 hours Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for North Carolina Mill Creek 2 hours Ethics $20 Buy 
 Ethics for Ohio Bragg 3 hours Ethics $30 Buy 
 Ethics for Oklahoma Beacon Hill 4 hours Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Pennsylvania Beacon Hill 4 hours Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Rhode Island Beacon Hill 6 hours Ethics $60 Buy 
 Ethics for Texas Mill Creek 4 hours Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Utah Beacon Hill 4 hours Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Vermont Beacon Hill 4 hours Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Washington Mill Creek 4 hours Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for West Virginia Beacon Hill 4 hours Ethics $40 Buy 

AccountingTools, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

The NASBA sponsor identification number for Accountingtools, Inc. is 115881.


AccountingTools is an IRS Approved Continuing Education Provider. We are compliant with the requirements for continuing education providers (as described in sections 10.6 and 10.9 of the Department of Treasury’s Circular No. 230 and in other IRS guidance, forms, and instructions). Our IRS Approved Continuing Education Provider number is 72821.