AFSP (Annual Filing Season Program)

Beginning January 1, 2016 you can represent your clients tax returns without being and EA, CPA, or Attorney. Get included in the new IRS Tax Preparer database by completing the IRS Annual Filing Season Program requirements before December 31, 2015. The program consists of the following


  • Valid PTIN -18 hours of Continuing Education annually from an IRS Approved Provider
  • 6 hours – Annual Federal Tax Refresher course (with required 100 question comprehension test)
  • 10 hours – Federal tax law topics
  • 2 hours – Ethics -Inclusion in public database of qualified preparers

Consent to duties and responsibilities under subpart B of Circular 230 -IRS issued certificate: “Annual Filing Season Program – Record of Completion” The AFSP program will be available for purchase beginning June 1, 2015