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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 […]

Enrolled Agents (EAs) and CPAs (Certified Public Accountant)

Register for TaxMama’s® IRS EA Exam Review Course here Or – How to grow your practice fast! With the sheer size and scope of the accounting world it makes sense that most professional firms hire CPAs as employees. However, when it comes to the tax side of accounting, particularly in the intersection with the Federal […]

TaxMama’s® Enrolled Agent (EA) Exam Newsletter Issue 99 2014

Register for TaxMama’s® IRS EA Exam Review Course here Tonight, Lecture 11 – Partnership Tax Return Sample Learn how to prepare the Form 1065 properly Sign up by NOON Pacific or you won’t get your materials in time. News from TaxMama’s® EA Exam Course The AICPA sues the IRS over their right to license tax […]

TaxMama’s® Enrolled Agent (EA) Exam Newsletter Issue 96 2014

Register for TaxMama’s® IRS EA Exam Review Course here Tonight, Lecture 6 – Itemized Deductions Join us, as we maximize our client’s deductions Sign up NOWor you won’t get your materials in time BONUS: Registration bonus to first 5 sign-ups TODAY! Receive this special TaxMama® sunshade. News from TaxMama’s® EA Exam Course Very interesting case […]

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 […]

TaxMama’s® EA Exam Newsletter – Issue 33, 2010

News from TaxMama’s® EA Exam Course It’s been a big mystery exactly how IRS will handle the new tax preparer registration program. But not for long! IRS will be holding a telephone forum to explain all the details and, perhaps, to answer some questions. June 9, 2010 at 2:00 pm ET http://taxmama.com/education/tax-education/federal-tax-return-preparers-forum/ Sign up quickly. […]

TaxMama’s® EA Exam Newsletter on April 13

News from TaxMama’s® EA Exam Course 2 days left in tax season! IRS released frequently asked questions about the new registration http://www.irs.gov/taxpros/article/0,,id=218611,00.html Who will be affected by the new rules? How will the recommendations impact owners of firms or franchises? Do the owners and their staff need to obtain a PTIN and test as applicable? […]

TaxMama’s® EA Exam Newsletter – Issue 21, 2010

News from TaxMama’s® EA Exam Course John just passed the CPA exam! But he’s planning on passing the EA exam, too. Why? For three reasons. 1)  Because he can work as an EA immediately after passing the exam (and IRS background check), without waiting for one or two years while he finishes up the mandatory […]

TaxMama’s® EA Exam Newsletter – Issue 20, 2010

News from TaxMama’s® EA Exam Course John just passed the CPA exam! But he’s planning on passing the EA exam, too. Why? For three reasons. 1)  Because he can work as an EA immediately after passing the exam (and IRS background check), without waiting for one or two years while he finishes up the mandatory […]

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