All of your instructors are Enrolled Agents who’ve passed the EA Exam – they know what you’re going through. All are degreed, most have Master’s Degrees, we’re even privileged to have a Fulbright Scholar in the crowd. All our instructors have had teaching or training experience. And we’ve all been practicing longer than we’d care to admit.

You’re going to meet the most amazing people teaching this course and just wait until you meet your fellow students. See below for a more information..

Your Host: Eva Rosenberg EA, MBA

Eva Rosenberg - TaxMama

Eva revived and restructured the EA Exam Review course at UCLA Extension, then taught it through Eva’s Tax Class for several years. Starting her career, Eva trained in national and (then) Big-8 CPA firms, and has been in private practice for 25 years.

Publisher of one of the most popular and accessible tax websites – – Eva has been representing taxpayers at audits and with collections issues forever. Eva is the go-to girl for tax professionals who can’t resolve audit or collections problems. She usually sees a quick and equitable solution.

Author of several books and articles, Eva writes a nationally syndicated tax column for Dow Jones’ Market Watch.

Roger B. Adams, EA

Roger B. Adams - EA

After a successful Executive career in television, Roger became interested in international taxation and was educated to the Masters Degree level in that discipline. His specialty is U.S. international taxation and treaty interpretation and he has have clients from all over the world.

In addition to his private practice, for five years, Roger was the head of the Volunteer Embassy/Consular Tax Assistance program (VECTA) for Portugal, and instructor and consultant on U.S. taxation to the Autonomous Regional Government of the Azores. He currently instructs members of the Portuguese government on U.S./ Portuguese tax issues.

Additionally, Roger has lectured, contributed articles, and consulted on international tax issues affecting both aliens and Americans to the Nat’l Assoc. of Tax professionals, American Citizens Abroad, Portuguese newspapers, and several tax forums.

In addition to a razor sharp mind, Roger is also a magnificent cook and specializes in French, Portuguese, and Asian cuisine; he even makes his own sushi. You will often find him enjoying one of his fabulous, gourmet snacks while he teaches your class.

Roger lives close to Lisbon in the seaside town of Cascais, Portugal.
In fact, you can read all about his life in Portugal in the Wall Street Journal.

Susan Holtgrefe, EA

Susan Holtgrefe - EA

Susan Holtgrefe, EA, is a TaxMama Graduate, VITA instructor/coordinator, Certifying Acceptance Agent, owner of Year Round Mobile Tax Service, LLC, former Captain for the U.S. Air Force, and a University of Oklahoma graduate with a B.S. in Meteorology. More importantly, Susan is a wife and a ‘stay at home’ mom who is constantly on the go for her four redheaded children.

A true tax nerd; Susan discovered she enjoyed doing taxes in high school when she was required to file the 1040 long form because of her Alaska Permanent Fund income. Years later, after her youngest daughter started kindergarten, Susan volunteered for to work with VITA. Now she is helping others to pass the difficult Special Enrollment Exams, training VITA volunteers to gain their certification, and growing her own tax business. Currently she is pursuing the NAEA’s National Tax Practice Institute (NTPI) Fellow program.

Susan resides in northwest Pennsylvania and holds an Orange Belt in Combat Hapkido.

Note: We reserve the right to add or change instructors as needed to accommodate schedules and subjects.

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