*The IRS deadline to complete this course is December 31st at midnight your local time, however, keep in mind our office will be closed on 12/31. Hours that are completed by the IRS deadline will be reported on the following business day.
How do I obtain an AFSP – Record of Completion?
3. Consent to adhere to specific practice obligations outlined in Subpart B and section 10.51 of Treasury Department Circular No. 230.
– Established state-based return preparer program participants currently with testing requirements: Return preparers who are active registrants of the Oregon Board of Tax Practitioners, California Tax Education Council, and/or Maryland State Board of Individual Tax Preparers.
– SEE Part I Test-Passers: Tax practitioners who have passed the Special Enrollment Exam Part I within the past two years.
– VITA/TCE volunteers: Quality reviewers, instructors, and return preparers with active PTINs.
– Other accredited tax-focused credential-holders: The Accreditation Council for Accountancy and Taxation’s Accredited Business Accountant/Advisor (ABA) and Accredited Tax Preparer (ATP) programs.
I meet one of these exemptions. How do I obtain an AFSP – Record of Completion?
- Take fifteen (15) hours of continuing education, including:
- three (3) hours of federal tax law updates,
- ten (10) hours of other federal tax law topics and
- two (2) hours of ethics.
- Have an active preparer tax identification number (PTIN).
- Consent to adhere to specific practice obligations outlined in Subpart B and section 10.51 of Treasury Department Circular No. 230 .
|Course Details||Included in this course|
|Title: 2023 Annual Federal Tax Refresher Course ( AFTR)
Delivery Method: Self-studyTo earn certificate of completion:
• Pass Final with 70% (or better)
• AFTR Final Exam