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At Tutor the People, our whole goal is to help you succeed. It’s become increasingly common to see generic lesson plans with meager score increases being sold as CPA tutoring. We hold ourselves to a different standard. That’s why all of our tutors are top percentile scorers who are ready to create a customized lesson plan designed just for you. Through our proven, test-taking strategies our REG tutors will help you to understand the logic behind the test in addition to the material, so you’ll be ready to crush the exam.

Personalized Tutoring

We know that every student has unique goals, learning styles, and experience with the CPA exam, which is why we take the time to get to know our students before matching them with a CPA REG tutor who complements their needs. This way your tutor can build a personalized study plan that is specific to your situation. By building solid foundations within the material before moving on to testing strategies, we want to make sure fully understand the material in a way that will stay with you beyond this exam and into your future as a Certified Public Accountant.

Our Approach
  • An Individualized Approach

    Whether this is your first experience with the CPA exam or the last thing standing between you and your license, our expert tutors are here to help. By focusing on learning the material rather than relying on just memorization, we make sure you actual understand the material in way that stays with you regardless of test day jitters.

  • Free Introductory Hour

    A free introductory hour is included with enrollment in any of our CPA prep packages. This way, you and your tutor can take the time to personalize your study strategy according to your strengths and weaknesses, prior to starting your package hours.

  • A Team Of Experts Dedicated To Your Success

    All of our CPA tutors are top percentile scorers who know exactly what it takes to crush the exam. Whether you prefer in-person, online, or group REG tutoring our experts are here for you. They'll combine proven test taking strategies with a customized study plan to make sure you're prepared for anything the CPA REG can throw your way.

On The Test

The REG section of the CPA exam will be broken down in the following ways:

Ethics, Professional Responsibilities, and Federal Tax Procedures 10–20%
Business Law 10–20%
Federal Taxation of Property Transactions 12–22%
Federal Taxation of Individuals 15–25%
Federal Taxation of Entities 28–38%

The purpose of this section is to test the student’s knowledge of ethics and professional responsibility, business law, Federal tax procedures, and accounting issues, Federal taxation of property transactions, Federal taxation – individuals, and Federal taxation – entities. Essentially, this section of the exam focuses mostly on taxation and tax codes which means it will require quite a bit of memorization.

This test is often difficult to study for due to this reliance on memorization of a subject many consider to be quite dry. As explained by the AICPA, over 60% of this section is designed to focus on federal taxation and will do so by testing the student’s ability to apply their knowledge through simulations in addition to answering questions.


Like the other CPA sections, you will have 4 hours to complete the REG on a computer at the specified testing site. The REG portion will be broken up into 5 testlets (shown below) and the student must complete each testlet before submitting as you cannot go back to review. There is an optional 15-minute break after the third testlet that will stop the test timer. Each testlet is not individually timed, so it is up to the student to manage their time in order to finish every question.

The 5 testlets that make up the CPA REG section are:

  1. 38 Multiple-Choice Questions
  2. 38 Multiple-Choice Questions
  3. 2 Task-Based Simulations
  4. 3 Task-Based Simulations
  5. 3 Task-Based Simulations

Top CPA REG Tutoring Tutors

  • Radha R.

    Radha is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and holds a Masters in Taxation, which she earned, along with a BBA in Accounting at Baruch College in NYC. She worked as a graduate assistant for one year during her Master’s program…

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    Chesapeake CPA Tutor Katy B. is a Virginia State Certified Public Accountant with a Masters in Taxation from the University of Virginia. Katy also has a Bachelors of Science in Accounting from the University of Virginia, School of Commerce.


  • Sanielle W.

    Sanielle is a New York State Certified Public Accountant with a Masters in Accounting from St. John’s University, Queens NY. Sanielle also has a Bachelors of Science in Business Management from St. Francis College, Brooklyn, NY. While completing her Masters,…

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CPA REG Tutoring Study Packages

Free CPA Exam Simulation Software: 6,000 CPA Questions

Practice makes perfect. We include a CPA exam simulation with 6,000 questions to help you prepare for the AUD, FAR, BEC, and REG. It includes practice questions and crucial CPA preparation information on all four sections.

Customized Study Plan

We know that every student is on a different page. Your CPA tutor will create a study plan that is tailored to your needs.

One on One CPA Prep

We believe personalized learning is the best way to improve. You will work with one CPA tutor, 1-on-1, to build upon your foundation and learn how to improve.

Free Introductory Hour

We add a Free Introductory Hour to every package, so students can meet their tutor and develop a customized study plan before beginning their paid package hours. 

Payment Plans

We offer multiple extended payment options. Contact us to find out which installment plan suits your budget.

Customized Scheduling

Use your study hours as best suits your needs. Some students meet with a tutor daily, while others space it out to weekly meetings.

We Let You Set The Pace

We understand that life can be chaotic. That’s why we let you set the schedule. Whether you prefer an in-person or online REG tutor, we work with you to create a CPA REG tutoring schedule that sets you up for success while accommodating your busy life. Whether this is the beginning of your CPA prep or the final stretch, our expert tutors are here to set you up for success.

We Offer Group Options

Our REG group classes are formed on an as-needed basis both online and in-person depending on your preferences. When you sign up for group classes, a specialized REG prep tutor will evaluate each individual student before assessing the group as a whole, so they can create a strategic plan that suits everybody.

What Makes Us Different

Our goal is always to fit each client’s needs and set every student on a path to success. We know that CPA tutoring can be expensive, so we focus on providing expert tutoring at prices more affordable than our competitors. We also offer extended payment plans so you can just focus on your studies.

More Info & Resources


What if I fail the REG sections?
You can retake the REG with no penalties as early as the next testing window. However, you will have to pay for another testing fee.

How much does it cost to take the REG?
The price will depend on the state you are taking the exam in, but it averages between $50-$200.

How do I sign up for the REG?
Click Here to be taken to the AICPA page to check testing windows and be directed to a page where you can sign up for your test online.

Is the REG difficult compared to the other sections?
Unfortunately, there is no easy answer to whether or not this section will be difficult for you. The REG involves a lot of rote memorization of a very specific topic. That makes it difficult for some students to study for as it is easy to zone out during your test prep. However, if you have a talent for memorization or have experience as a tax accountant, then this section may end up being one of the easiest for you.

How many study hours should I have before I take the REG?
This depends on the student and their experience, though most experts agree that 100-200 hours are optimal. The exact amount of time is solely dependent on when you feel you are ready. For example, if you already have experience as a tax accountant, you probably don’t need as much time to study as somebody who recently graduated with their accounting degree.

How long do I have to finish all of the CPA sections?
After you complete the first test, you will have 18 months to finish the other three.

How soon can I take the next CPA sections?
You can take all four sections during the same testing window if you want. However, if you want to retake a section you will have to wait until the next testing window.

How is the CPA exam scored?
Click Here for the AICPA official scoring guide.

What can I expect on the CPA exam?
For more information on content and recent changes, check out the AICPA official CPA Exam Blueprints for 2021.

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