TaxMama’s® EA Exam Newsletter – Issue 7, 2009

News from TaxMama’s® EA Exam Course

Part 3 – Live classes start on September 8th, after the Labor Day holiday. Several people have been asking for a way to sign up for the live Part III class. So we put together a fall special! You are invited to sign up for the Live Part III course, and the Self Study Part I and Part II courses.

IRS News

Treasury Program Aimed at Struggling Homeowners, Refinancing Available

The Treasury Department has introduced a program called Making Home Affordable, which is intended to stabilize the housing market and help up to 7 to 9 million Americans reduce their monthly mortgage payments to more affordable levels. There are two parts to the new program, the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) and the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP). The Home Affordable Modification Program gives homeowners with loans owned or guaranteed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac an opportunity to refinance into more affordable monthly payments. Qualifications for eligibility for HARP, which expires on June 10, 2010, can be found on the program’s .  A refinance under HARP must have a mortgage note date on or before that date.

The Home Affordable Modification Program commits $75 billion to preventing avoidable foreclosures. Only loans owned or guaranteed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac are eligible. Qualifications for HAMP, which expires on December 31, 2012, can be found on the .

More information is available at the Making Home Affordable , which provides homeowners with self-assessment tools and calculators to help determine whether they might be eligible for a modification or a refinance under the program.

Explore these new options to Find out how this information can help your clients.

Self-Study Course – Any Time

Don’t worry if you have missed the Live course for Part 1 or can’t make the dates for Part 2 and 3. The Self Study course is still a great way to learn at your own pace, on your schedule and with access to all AUDIO and VISUAL materials online from your office, your home, the beach or the International space station – anywhere your laptop, mp3 player, iPhone or Blackberry will take you. You can register at any time but why not do it now and get started on your way to a new, recession proof career – Register here.

Registration Note!

Special note to folks who are still registering at and wonder why you keep getting error messages. You can’t get access to class without paying. If you are just looking for more information about TaxMama’s® EA Exam Review Course, or the Special Enrollment Examination (the EA Exam), please visit the main site –

Want a LIVE Class in California?

The CSEA Central Coast Chapter is holding a Review class on weekends in San Luis Obispo. This is a terrific vacation spot. You can take the class on Saturdays and spend the evenings enjoying the local color, ocean, great sunsets and charming restaurants. Look for all the details below my signature file.

Until next time,


Eva Rosenberg – Your TaxMama®



2009 see exam Review Course

Planning to take the SEE exam and become an Enrolled Agent?

Sign up now to take our SEE Review Course, which is taught by experienced,

practicing Enrolled Agents, who will serve as your instructors and mentors.

You will also receive the on-line SEE cram self-test FREE!

Class Location:  4211 Broad Street, Suite C, San Luis Obispo, CA  93401

The 3-part SEE exam if offered throughout the year (except March and April), at Prometric Testing Centers, and can be taken one part-a-time.  We will offer the review course for each part, and you may take a one part, two or all three parts of the review course.  CE units are available for CTEC preparers.  Ask for information on how to earn them.

We use the Phoenix Tax Group text and review books, and Study Cards.  You will receive a 10% discount on the purchase of your study materials once you have signed up for the class by being provided with a discount code to use at “check-out”.
(Note: Books are extra – you buy them yourself.)

Part I


Saturday, 9/12/09

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday, 9/19/09

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Cost for 2 Days          $175.00

Part II


Saturday, 11/7/09

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday, 11/14/09

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday, 11/21/09

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Cost for 3 Days         $225.00

Part III


Saturday, 8/29/09    OR

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Saturday, 12/12/09

8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Cost for 1 Day  $90.00

SAVE $90 and Purchase all 3 parts for only $400.00!!

Send your registration and payment today!  Space is Limited!

QUESTIONS:  Call Lisa Gonzalez at (805) 544-2895 or by e-mail at

Reserve my seat for the next the following SEE Classes. Enclosed is my payment for $______________

____ Part I    _____ Part II    ____ Part III:  Preferred Date:  ____ 8/29/09    ____12/12/09

Name:__________________________________________________ Phone:___________________________

Mailing Address____________________________________________________________________________

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Make Checks payable to:  CCC-CSEA

Mail to:    CCC-CSEA, c/o Lisa Gonzalez, 4122 Broad Street, Ste. C,. San Luis Obispo, CA  93401

To pay by VISA or MasterCard, contact Lisa Gonzalez at (805) 544-2895.
P.O. Box 280549, Northridge, CA 91328, USA

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