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IRS AFSP

Coming Soon: Shortage of Expert Tax Preparers?

The tax preparation industry has an enormous amount of their number retiring in the coming years creating immense opportunities.

What Is the IRS AFSP and Why Should You Care?

We created this Free eBook to give you all the details you need about the IRS Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP) and why it may or may not be something you should care about as a tax preparer.

Finishing Your Online Tax Course Is (Usually) Not Enough

Becoming a registered tax preparer in good standing with the State of California (CTEC), and the Internal Revenue Service (AFTR) creates a combination that is attractive to employers, and you can be in position to work for yourself. There are important steps that MUST be taken after completing your online courses. This post explains those necessary steps.

Do CTEC Tax Preparers Really Need this AFSP Thing?

For this reason, many CTEC tax preparers are wondering whether they really need to obtain this IRS Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP) credential, and many CTEC tax preparers have chosen to completely blow off the AFSP as an unnecessary set of letters that isn’t mandatory, doesn’t provide you with any real value, and isn’t worth getting. However, completing the AFSP by the deadline affords you certain rights to represent your clients in front of the IRS. Read on for the details of these rights.

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