The RTRPs Are Coming! The RTRPs Are Coming

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CPE Link is gearing up to serve the hundreds of thousands of Registered Tax Return Preparers (RTRPs) who are working to meet the IRS’s new requirement. For the RTRP candidate, this involves passing an initial competency exam and keeping up on federal tax law with continuing education. CPE Link is ready to serve this new group of tax professionals with exam preparation assistance as well as ongoing continuing education courses.

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CPE Link has brought together some powerful resources into one affordable package to help RTRP candidates prepare for the new IRS exam and earn their required CPE credits in 2012.

CPE Link has brought together some powerful resources into one affordable package to help RTRP candidates prepare for the new IRS exam and earn their required CPE credits in 2012.

Part 1 of the package features veteran tax practitioner and Enrolled Agent, Eva Rosenberg (aka Tax Mama) teaching an on-demand 8-hour RTRP preparation course. Rosenberg’s course includes coverage of the subjects included in the exam--plus essential testing tips. Topics include: Preliminary Work and Collection of Taxpayer Data, Overview of the 1040 and related forms, Exemptions and Filing Requirements, Treatment of Income and Assets, Adjustments to Income, Deductions, Credits and Other Taxes.

Part 2 provides the Wiley Registered Tax Return Preparer Exam Review book—a virtual tome of tax code guidance—the perfect guide to help practitioners brush up on tax law and pass the comprehensive RTRP test. The course, complete with extensive exercises and a final exam review, provides a solid foundation on the subject of taxes, and the preparation of an accurate and complete income tax return.

Part 3 contains the 15 hours of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) courses necessary to meet the 2012 CPE requirement. These are all delivered conveniently online by CPE Link.

  • Ethics: Ethics for Tax Professionals: Circular 230 Guidance (2 hrs)
  • Federal Tax Law: Conducting Tax Research with Increased Confidence (5 hrs), 1099 Reporting: 2012 and Beyond (3 hrs), Tax Treatment of Individual Retirement Arrangements (2 hrs)
  • Federal Tax Law update: What's New in 2011 (3 hrs)

These combined resources and training assistance, packaged into one Ultimate RTRP Value Bundle--for only $99, will help these folks step gracefully into their new role as registered tax return preparers.

CPE Link is a provider of online continuing professional education (CPE) for CPAs, EAs, RTRPs, CMAs, CFPs and other financial professionals. Practitioners can choose from a broad curriculum of 30 live webcast topics every month and over 1,000 hours of online self-study. CPE Link is an IRS-approved CPE provider and is also registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

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