IRS Attempt to Overturn RTRP Program Injunction Fails
Posted on February 2, 2013
In a stunning rebuke to the IRS, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia has denied the IRS request to lift the injunction against the IRS's Registered Tax Return Preparer [..]
3 Hour Federal Tax Update CPE Course for RTRPs and CRTPs.
Posted on August 23, 2012
This 3 hour cpe course is designed for IRS RTRPs and CTEC tax professionals who are short 3 hours of their tax law update cpe requirement. This self-study course, includes an easy-to-use eBook [..]
Do You Need to Take the IRS Competency Test? Take It in Las Vegas.
Posted on June 29, 2012
The IRS is promoting the option of taking the IRS competency test in Las Vegas during the Las Vegas IRS Nationwide Tax Forum. They also have test centers within 20 miles of all Tax Forum locations. [..]
Are tax preparers cutting the deadline for the IRS competency test too close?
Posted on June 20, 2012
The early news from the IRS reports that fewer than 5,000 tax preparers have taken the competency test to date. With an expected 350,000-plus tax preparers who are eligible for the new IRS program, [..]
Mastering your federal tax update while meeting the IRS RTRP CPE requirements.
Posted on March 9, 2012
There is a lot of confusion about the new IRS PTIN program and continuing education requirements. We have written a few blog articles breaking down the PTIN guidelines that may help clarify what [..]
Meeting the IRS Registered Tax Preparer (RTRP) 2-Hour Ethics Requirement
Posted on March 8, 2012
The new IRS 15-hour continuing education requirement includes a 2-hour Ethics CPE standard. Many live tax update seminars do not cover ethics, so it can be easy to forget your ethics hours. ClientWhys [..]
Understanding Your Continuing Education Requirements
Posted on February 7, 2012
Beginning for the 2012 calendar year, all tax preparers who are not exempt are required to complete 15 hours of continuing education. CPAs, attorneys, and Enrolled Agents are exempt from those [..]
When Must the Registered Tax Preparer Examination Be Taken?
Posted on February 6, 2012
All non-exempt tax preparers must successfully pass the registered tax return preparer one-time competency examination on or before December 31, 2013. Those who pass the examination and the subsequent [..]