Gear Up

About Gear Up

Gear Up is now available through the Checkpoint Learning platform.

Seminars and Products by Tax & Accounting Professionals, for Tax & Accounting Professionals

At Gear Up, our focus is to provide you with hands-on insight into the latest developments in the tax and accounting communities — not just the repetition of dry tax law and accounting standards. Gear Up is in its 39th year of delivering practical information you can use, always taught by the very best in the business. Our continuing education and training programs bring you the highest level of information coupled with the nitty-gritty applications you face in your daily practice. Please spend some time with this catalog — it contains many practical and helpful courses.

Gear Up Workshops. Bell Learning seminars are now sponsored by Gear Up and presented as Gear Up Workshops. Gear Up Workshops provide the same invaluable subject matter that Bell customers have come to expect — and our seminar costs remain among the most affordably priced you'll find! Led by highly rated instructors who understand how valuable your time is, Gear Up Workshops are a perfect fit as part of your total training and CPE solution.

New courses and locations. We are able to serve you in more locations than ever, and are offering new or expanded courses, including Helping Clients Through Troubled Times and Mid-Year Tax Update for Individuals.

New content. All of our courses include the latest changes and updates. Our Mid-Year Tax Update and Federal Tax Update courses include coverage of President Obama's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, and two of our most popular courses, the 1040 and Business Entities, are expanding to include a free CD-ROM version of the manual.

CFP Credit. Gear Up is proud to offer courses accepted by the CFP board qualifying for CFP credit! Look for the CFP logo throughout the course descriptions in the Gear Up Catalog (available via the Find a CPE Course pages). Please note, CFP credit applies only to self-sponsored seminars at the full CPE credit value; it applies to self-study products at half the CPE credit value.

Live Seminar Continuing Education

Our seminar speakers are practicing tax professionals who understand your daily practice and provide insightful application of tax and accounting information — they're the best in the business! And to take care of ALL your CPE needs for the year, don't miss our week-long CPE conferences: Jackpot in Las Vegas, Windy City Week in Chicago, Royal Flush in Las Vegas and Magic Week in Orlando.

Self-Study Continuing Education

Self-study courses are available as a complete learning experience in print format with supplemental video and audio material. The video and audio presentations reproduce a live learning experience. Also available, standalone specialty topics available in print format.

CPE Partners from the Tax & Accounting Business of Thomson Reuters

Gear Up is part of a group of CPE brands that together serve the tax and accounting industry's learning needs. Whether you're looking for online, live, or self-study options, you'll find it with the help of our interactive Course Finder, a powerful, multi-brand search tool found the Find a CPE Course pages .

If you've never taken our courses, find out why tens of thousands of professionals throughout the country turn to Gear Up for their continuing education needs. We look forward to serving you again this year!

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48 CPE hours in Las Vegas,
May 21 - 26, 2012

Citrus Week
32 CPE hours in Orlando,
June 18 - 21, 2012

Windy City Week
44 CPE hours in Chicago,
July 23 - 28, 2012

Royal Flush
48 CPE hours in Las Vegas,
Nov. 26 - Dec. 1, 2012

Magic Week
40 CPE hours in Orlando,
Dec. 11 - 15, 2012


Unenrolled Tax Preparers Compentency Prep Course