Continuing Professional Education Self-Study Courses

AccountingTools provides over 1,300 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. For additional information, see our how to take a course page, state CPE requirements page, state license information page, CPE survey form, and policies page.

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.

CPE Value Packs

 Value Pack Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 Accounting Controls & Procedures  Bragg 23 hours Accounting $125 Buy 
 Budgeting & Closing the Books  Bragg 27 hours Accounting/Finance $150 Buy 
 Cash Management & CFO Guidebook  Bragg 37 hours Finance/Mgmt. Services $200 Buy 
 Controller Guidebook & Lean Accounting  Bragg 32 hours Accounting $175 Buy 
 Inventory Accounting & Management  Bragg 28 hours Accounting/Production $150 Buy 
 Purchasing & Payables Management  Bragg 24 hours Accounting/Production $130 Buy 

Education Bundles

 Education Bundle Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 Bookkeeper Education Bundle Bragg 53 hours Accounting $290 Buy 
 CFO Education Bundle  Bragg 71 hours Finance/Mgmt. Services $390 Buy 
 Controller Education Bundle  Bragg 69 hours Accounting/Finance $380 Buy 
 Financial Analysis Education Bundle  Bragg 56 hours Finance/Production $300 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 $15 Buy 
 Accounting Controls Guidebook Bragg 12 hours Accounting $85 Buy 
 Accounting for Art Galleries Bragg 2 hours Accounting $25 Buy 
 Accounting for Breweries Bragg 2 hours Accounting $25 Buy 
 Accounting for Casinos and Gaming (revised) Bragg 10 hours Accounting $49 Buy 
 Accounting for Churches Bragg 4 hours Accounting $45 Buy 
 Accounting for Commercial Fishing Bragg 1 hour Accounting $15 Buy 
 Accounting for Derivatives and Hedges Bragg 3 hours Accounting $35 Buy 
 Accounting for Earnings per Share Bragg 1 hour Accounting $15 Buy 
 Accounting for Freight Bragg 1 hour Accounting $15 Buy 
 Accounting for Hedge Funds Bragg 1 hour Accounting $15 Buy 
 Accounting for Income Taxes Bragg 1 hour Accounting $15 Buy 
 Accounting for Intangible Assets
Bragg 1 hour Accounting $15 Buy 
 Accounting for Inventory Bragg 13 hours Accounting $90 Buy 
 Accounting for Investments Bragg 3 hours Accounting $35 Buy 
 Accounting for Leases (revised) Bragg 2 hours Accounting $25 Buy 
 Accounting for Managers Bragg 18 hours Accounting $125 Buy 
 Accounting for Merchandising Operations Bragg 1 hour Accounting $15 Buy 
 Accounting for Mining Bragg 1 hour Accounting $15 Buy 
 Accounting for Retirement Benefits Bragg 1 hour Accounting $15 Buy 
 Accounting for Software Bragg 1 hour Accounting $15 Buy 
 Accounting for Stock-Based Compensation Bragg 2 hours Accounting $25 Buy 
 Accounting for Vineyards and Wineries Bragg 2 hours Accounting $25 Buy 
 Accounting Information Systems Bragg 13 hours Accounting $90 Buy 
 Accounting Procedures Guidebook Bragg 11 hours Accounting $75 Buy 
 Activity-Based Costing Bragg 3 hours Accounting $35 Buy 
 Agricultural Accounting
Bragg 10 hours Accounting $70 Buy 
 Bookkeeping Guidebook Bragg 15 hours Accounting $100 Buy 
 Business Combinations & Consolidations Bragg 3 hours Accounting $35 Buy 
 Closing the Books Bragg 13 hours Accounting $90 Buy 
 Construction Accounting Bragg 11 hours Accounting $75 Buy 
 Cost Accounting Fundamentals Bragg 14 hours Accounting $100 Buy 
 Credit and Collection Guidebook Bragg 14 hours Accounting $100 Buy 
 Effective Collections Bragg 2.5 hours Accounting $30 Buy 
 Entertainment Industry Accounting Bragg 1 hour Accounting $15 Buy 
 Environmental Accounting Bragg 1.5 hours Accounting $20 Buy 
 Expense Report Best Practices Bragg 1 hour Accounting $15 Buy 
 Fair Value Accounting Bragg 2 hours Accounting $25 Buy 
 Fiduciary Accounting Bragg 1.5 hours Accounting $20 Buy 
 Fixed Asset Accounting Bragg 12 hours Accounting $85 Buy 
 Fixed Asset Controls Bragg 1 hour Accounting $15 Buy 
 Foreign Currency Accounting Bragg 2 hours Accounting $25 Buy 
 Franchise Accounting Bragg 1 hour Accounting $15 Buy 
 Fraud Examination Bragg 12 hours Accounting $85 Buy 
 Fraud Schemes Bragg 3 hours Accounting $35 Buy 
 GAAP Guidebook Bragg 29 hours Accounting $200 Buy 
 Governmental Accounting Bragg 13 hours Accounting $90 Buy 
 Health Care Accounting Bragg 12 hours Accounting $85 Buy 
 Hospitality Accounting Bragg 19 hours Accounting $135 Buy 
 IFRS Guidebook  Bragg 24 hours Accounting $165 Buy 
 Law Firm Accounting  Bragg 3 hours Accounting $35 Buy 
 Lean Accounting Guidebook Bragg 14 hours Accounting $100 Buy 
 Money Laundering Bragg 2 hours Accounting $25 Buy 
 New Controller Guidebook Bragg 18 hours Accounting $125 Buy 
 Nonprofit Accounting Bragg 16 hours Accounting $110 Buy 
 Oil and Gas Accounting Bragg 9 hours Accounting $65 Buy 
 Optimal Accounting for Cash Bragg 1 hour Accounting $15 Buy 
 Optimal Accounting for Payables Bragg 1 hour Accounting $15 Buy 
 Optimal Accounting for Payroll Bragg 1 hour Accounting $15 Buy 
 Partnership Accounting Bragg 1 hour Accounting $15 Buy 
 Payables Management Bragg 10 hours Accounting $70 Buy 
 Payroll Management Bragg 14 hours Accounting $100 Buy 
 Project Accounting Bragg 3 hours Accounting $35 Buy 
 Property Management Accounting Bragg 1 hour Accounting $15 Buy 
 Public Company Accounting & Finance Bragg 13 hours Accounting $90 Buy 
 Public Utility Accounting Bragg 2 hours Accounting $25 Buy 
 Real Estate Accounting Bragg 9 hours Accounting $65 Buy 
 Revenue Recognition Bragg 4 hours Accounting $45 Buy 
 Sales and Use Tax Accounting Bragg 2 hours Accounting $25 Buy 
 The Balance Sheet Bragg 2 hours Accounting $25 Buy 
 The Income Statement Bragg 2 hours Accounting $25 Buy 
 The Soft Close Bragg 1 hour Accounting $15 Buy 
 The Statement of Cash Flows Bragg 2 hours Accounting $25 Buy 
 The Year-End Close Bragg 3 hours Accounting $35 Buy 

Auditing Courses               [Return to Top of Page]

 Course Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 Agile Auditing (new) Bragg 1 hour Auditing $15 Buy 
 Auditing Construction Contractors Bragg 3 hours Auditing $35 Buy 
 Auditing Nonprofit Entities Bragg 3 hours Auditing $35 Buy 
 Auditing State and Local Governments Bragg 3 hours Auditing $35 Buy 
 Behavioral Forensics Bragg 1.5 hours Auditing $20 Buy 
 Forensic Analytics Bragg 2 hours Auditing $25 Buy 
 Going Concern Audit Issues Bragg 1 hour Auditing $15 Buy 
 Guide to Analytical Procedures (revised) Bragg 1 hour Auditing $15 Buy 
 Guide to Audit Sampling Bragg 3 hours Auditing $35 Buy 
 Guide to Audit Working Papers (revised) Bragg 1 hour Auditing $15 Buy 
 Guide to Auditor Legal Liability Bragg 1 hour Auditing $15 Buy 
 Guide to Data Analytics for Audits Bragg 1 hour Auditing $15 Buy 
 Guide to IT Auditing Bragg 3 hours Auditing $35 Buy 
 How to Audit Benefit and Compensation Plans Bragg 1 hour Auditing $15 Buy 
 How to Audit Cash Bragg 1 hour Auditing $15 Buy 
 How to Audit Equity Bragg 1 hour Auditing $15 Buy 
 How to Audit Fixed Assets Bragg 2 hours Auditing $25 Buy 
 How to Audit for Fraud Bragg 3 hours Auditing $35 Buy 
 How to Audit Inventory Bragg 2.5 hours Auditing $30 Buy 
 How to Audit Liabilities Bragg 1 hour Auditing $15 Buy 
 How to Audit Outsourced Functions Bragg 1 hour Auditing $15 Buy 
 How to Audit Payroll (revised) Bragg 1 hour Auditing $15 Buy 
 How to Audit Procurement Bragg 1 hour Auditing $15 Buy 
 How to Audit Receivables Bragg 2 hours Auditing $25 Buy 
 How to Audit Revenue Bragg 2 hours Auditing $25 Buy 
 How to Conduct a Compilation Engagement Bragg 1 hour Auditing $15 Buy 
 How to Conduct a Review Engagement Bragg 2 hours Auditing $25 Buy 
 How to Conduct an Audit Engagement Bragg 17 hours Auditing $120 Buy 
 Internal Auditing Guidebook Bragg 10 hours Auditing $70 Buy 
 The Audit Risk Model Bragg 1 hour Auditing $15 Buy 
 The Green Book Explained Bragg 2 hours Auditing $25 Buy 
 The Yellow Book Explained Bragg 4 hours Auditing $45 Buy 

Business Law Courses               [Return to Top of Page]

 Course Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 Essentials of Business Law Bragg 15 hours Business Law $100 Buy 
 Essentials of Collection Law Bragg 4 hours Business Law $45 Buy 
 Essentials of Corporate Bankruptcy Bragg 2 hours Business Law $25 Buy 
 Essentials of Employment Law Bragg 5 hours Business Law $50 Buy 

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

 Course Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 Activity-Based Management Bragg 3 hours BM&O $35 Buy 
 Business Strategy Bragg 4 hours BM&O $45 Buy 
 Change Management (revised) Bragg 3 hours BM&O $35 Buy 
 Developing and Managing Teams Bragg 4 hours BM&O $45 Buy 
 Effective Corporate Turnarounds (new) Bragg 4 hours BM&O $45 Buy 
 Effective Customer Service Bragg 2 hours BM&O $25 Buy 
 Effective Innovation Bragg 3 hours BM&O $35 Buy 
 Effective Negotiation Bragg 5 hours BM&O $50 Buy 
 Entrepreneur's Guidebook (new) Bragg 11 hours BM&O $75 Buy 
 How to Write a Business Plan (new) Bragg 5 hours BM&O $50 Buy 
 Key Performance Indicators Bragg 1 hour BM&O $15 Buy 
 New Manager Guidebook Bragg 16 hours BM&O $110 Buy 
 Records Management Bragg 3 hours BM&O $35 Buy 
 Retail Management (new) Bragg 14 hours BM&O $100 Buy 
 The MBA Guidebook Bragg 23 hours BM&O $160 Buy 
 Understanding Organizational Behavior Bragg 13 hours BM&O $90 Buy 

Communications and Marketing Courses               [Return to Top of Page]

 Course Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 Better Business Writing Bragg 2.5 hours Communications $30 Buy 
 Essentials of Marketing (new) Bragg 10 hours Communications $70 Buy 
 Persuasive Presentations Bragg 3 hours Communications $35 Buy 

Computer Software and Applications / Information Technology Courses               [Return to Top of Page]

 Course Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 Introduction to Excel Bragg 3 hours Computer Software $35 Buy 
 Excel Charts and Visualizations (revised) Bragg 2 hours Computer Software $25 Buy 
 Excel Data Analysis Tools (revised) Bragg 1.5 hours Computer Software $20 Buy 
 Excel Data Management Bragg 1.5 hours Computer Software $20 Buy 
 Excel Formulas and Functions Bragg 2.5 hours Computer Software $30 Buy 
 Disaster Recovery Planning Bragg 6 hours Information Technology $54 Buy 

Economics Courses               [Return to Top of Page]

 Course Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 Economic Indicators Bragg 2.5 hours Economics $30 Buy 
 Managerial Economics (new) Bragg 4 hours Economics $45 Buy 

Ethics Courses               [Return to Top of Page]

Course Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 Auditor Independence Bragg 2 hours  Regulatory Ethics $25 Buy 
 Behavioral Ethics Bragg 2 hours  Behavioral Ethics $25 Buy 
 Ethical Frameworks in Accounting Bragg 2 hours  Behavioral Ethics $25 Buy 
 Ethical Responsibilities Bragg 2 hours  Regulatory Ethics $25 Buy 
 Ethics for Enrolled Agents Bragg 2 hours Regulatory Ethics $25 Buy 
 Professional Rules of Conduct Bragg 2 hours  Regulatory Ethics $25 Buy 
 Unethical Behavior Bragg 2 hours  Behavioral Ethics $25 Buy 
 Ethics for Alabama Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Alaska Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Arizona Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Arkansas Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for California Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for California: CPA Regulatory Review Bragg 2 hours Regulatory Ethics $25 Buy 
 Ethics for Colorado Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Connecticut Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for District of Columbia Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Florida Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Hawaii Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Idaho Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Illinois Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Indiana Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Iowa Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Kansas Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Kentucky Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Maine Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Maryland Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Massachusetts Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Michigan Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Minnesota Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Missouri Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Montana Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Nebraska Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Nevada Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for New Hampshire Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for New Mexico Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for North Carolina Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for North Dakota Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Ohio Bragg 3 hours Regulatory Ethics $30 Buy 
 Ethics for Oklahoma Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Oregon Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Pennsylvania Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Rhode Island Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for South Dakota Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Texas: Managing Ethical Dilemmas McLeod 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Utah Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Vermont Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Washington Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for West Virginia Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Wisconsin Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 
 Ethics for Wyoming Bragg 4 hours Regulatory Ethics $40 Buy 

Finance / Specialized Knowledge Courses               [Return to Top of Page]

 Course Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 Budgeting Bragg 14 hours Finance $100 Buy 
 Business Insurance Fundamentals Bragg 3 hours Finance $35 Buy 
 Business Ratios Guidebook Bragg 16 hours Finance $110 Buy 
 Business Valuation Bragg 3 hours Finance $35 Buy 
 Capital Budgeting Bragg 5 hours Finance $50 Buy 
 CFO Guidebook Bragg 22 hours Finance $155 Buy 
 Corporate Finance Bragg 15 hours Finance $100 Buy 
 CPA Firm Mergers and Acquisitions Bragg 3 hours Finance $35 Buy 
 Crowdfunding Essentials Bragg 2 hours Finance $25 Buy 
 Divestitures and Spin-Offs Bragg 2 hours Finance $25 Buy 
 Effective Sales Forecasting Bragg 3 hours Finance $35 Buy 
 Essentials of Business Math (new) Bragg 4 hours Finance $45 Buy 
 Financial Analysis Bragg 19 hours Finance $135 Buy 
 Financial Forecasting and Modeling Bragg 5 hours Finance $50 Buy 
 Investing Guidebook (new) Bragg 7 hours Specialized Knowledge $60 Buy 
 Investor Relations Guidebook Bragg 15 hours Finance $100 Buy 
 Mergers and Acquisitions Bragg 19 hours Finance $135 Buy 
 Real Estate Investing (new) Bragg 7 hours Specialized Knowledge $60 Buy 
 The Interpretation of Financial Statements Bragg 11 hours Finance $75 Buy 
 Treasurer's Guidebook Bragg 16 hours Finance $110 Buy 

Management Services Courses                [Return to Top of Page]

 Course Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 Corporate Cash Management Bragg 15 hours Management Services $100 Buy 
 Cost Management Guidebook Bragg 17 hours Management Services $120 Buy 
 Enterprise Risk Management Bragg 10 hours Management Services $70 Buy 
 Project Management Bragg 14 hours Management Services $100 Buy 
 Revenue Management Bragg 3 hours Management Services $35 Buy 
 Working Capital Management Bragg 5 hours Management Services $50 Buy 

Personal Development Courses               [Return to Top of Page]

 Course Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 7 Habits of Effective Auditors Bragg 1 hour Personal Development $15 Buy 
 7 Habits of Effective CEOs Bragg 1 hour Personal Development $15 Buy 
 7 Habits of Effective CFOs (revised) Bragg 1 hour Personal Development $15 Buy 
 7 Habits of Effective Controllers (revised) Bragg 1 hour Personal Development $15 Buy 
 Conflict Management Bragg 4 hours Personal Development $45 Buy 
 Effective Decision-Making Bragg 2 hours Personal Development $25 Buy 
 Effective Leadership Bragg 2.5 hours Personal Development $30 Buy 
 Effective Time Management Bragg 3 hours Personal Development $35 Buy 
 How to Run a Meeting Bragg 2 hours Personal Development $25 Buy 

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

 Course Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 Coaching and Mentoring Bragg 3 hours Personnel $35 Buy 
 Effective Employee Training Bragg 2 hours Personnel $25 Buy 
 Employee Onboarding Bragg 2 hours Personnel $25 Buy 
 Human Resources Guidebook Bragg 20 hours Personnel $140 Buy 
 Performance Appraisal Best Practices Bragg 2 hours Personnel $25 Buy 
 Recruiting and Hiring Bragg 4 hours Personnel $45 Buy 
 Succession Planning Bragg 3 hours Personnel $35 Buy 

Production Courses               [Return to Top of Page]

 Course Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 Constraint Management Bragg 10 hours Production $70 Buy 
 Contract Management Bragg 6 hours Production $54 Buy 
 Inventory Management Bragg 15 hours Production $100 Buy 
 Operations Management Bragg 18 hours Production $125 Buy 
 Purchasing Guidebook Bragg 14 hours Production $100 Buy 

Real Estate Courses               [Return to Top of Page]

 Course Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 Auditing Construction Contractors Bragg 3 hours Auditing $35 Buy 
 Construction Accounting Bragg 11 hours Accounting $75 Buy 
 Property Management Accounting Bragg 1 hours Accounting $15 Buy 
 Real Estate Accounting Bragg 9 hours Accounting $45 Buy 
 Real Estate Investing Bragg 7 hours Specialized Knowledge $60 Buy 
 Real Estate Tax Guide Bragg 2.5 hours Taxation $30 Buy 

Taxation Courses               [Return to Top of Page]

 Course Title Author CPE Credit Category Price
 Bankruptcy Tax Guide Bragg 1 hour Taxation $15 Buy 
 C Corporation Tax Guide Bragg 2 hours Taxation $25 Buy 
 Charitable Contributions Tax Guide Bragg 1 hour Taxation $15 Buy 
 Ethics for Enrolled Agents Bragg 2 hours Regulatory Ethics $25 Buy 
 Form 1099 Compliance Bragg 1 hour Taxation $15 Buy 
 Guide to Gift Taxes Bragg 1 hour Taxation $15 Buy 
 Guide to Individual Retirement Accounts Bragg 1 hour Taxation $15 Buy 
 Home Office Deduction Bragg 1 hour Taxation $15 Buy 
 Partnership Tax Guide Bragg 2 hours Taxation $25 Buy 
 Real Estate Tax Guide Bragg 2.5 hours Taxation $30 Buy 
 S Corporation Tax Guide Bragg 2.5 hours Taxation $30 Buy 
 Small Business Tax Guide Bragg 10 hours Taxation $70 Buy 
 Tax Research Techniques Bragg 1 hour Taxation $15 Buy 
 Types of Business Entities Bragg 2 hours Taxation $25 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.


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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.