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The Preparer Tax Identification Number PTIN and the EA

The Preparer Tax Identification Number PTIN and the EA

The first step towards becoming an Enrolled Agent (EA) is to obtain your preparer tax identification number, commonly referred to as a PTIN. You must have this in order to register to take the EA exam. This is the number Prometric uses to track you through the testing process. Also, you must have this number […]

What’s In The EA (Enrolled Agent) Exam?

What’s In The EA (Enrolled Agent) Exam?

Salvation! Economic Stability! Your Future Happiness! Oh…and don’t forget – WORK FROM HOME! It’s true, but these only arrive after you’ve successfully passed three of the toughest exams out there. You’ll find plenty more information over at Prometric’s site but here’s a quick overview of the IRS’ Enrolled Agent Special Enrollment Examination The exam is […]

Will You Pass The Enrolled Agent Exam?

Register for TaxMama’s® IRS EA Exam Review Course here The barrier to entry into this exclusive club (established by congress in 1884!) is the IRS Special Enrollment Examination – otherwise known as the EA Exam or Enrolled Agent Exam. Three different exams covering over 340 topics requiring a total of 10+ hours in the exam […]

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