Registered Tax Return Preparer (RTRP) Course

Live Study Headset
  • This is a 4-day course designed to help you prepare for the new IRS Examination for tax professionals.
  • When you pass the exam, you will be able to use the Registered Tax Return Preparer (RTRP) designation.
  • You may not use RTRP until you pass the exam.
  • You may take the exam as often as you like, until you pass.

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Note: This course is a REVIEW. It is designed to help you pass an exam.
It is not designed to teach you tax law.
If you want an in-depth course, please sign up for TaxMama’s EA Exam Review Course.

Course Outline

Session 1. Preliminary Work and Collection of Taxpayer Data

  • About the Test
  • Overview of the 1040 and Related Parts
  • Exemptions and Filing Requirements
  • Treatment of Income

Session 2. Treatment of Income and Assets

  • Retirement Income
  • Real and Personal Property
  • Adjustments to Income

Session 3. Deductions and Credits and Other Taxes

  • Itemized Deductions
  • Credits
  • Other taxes

Session 4. Ethics

  • Checking Return for Accuracy
  • Practices and Procedures
  • Ethics per Circular 230
  • Final Testing Tips

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RTRP Course Information

November 1-4, 2011
Each session meets for two hours:   9:00 am – 11:00 am Pacific
Online, in TaxMama’s online classroom – no driving needed
Tools needed:
Headset with noise canceling microphone
Not eligible for EAs or CPAs

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