The ATP is a leading national credential for tax practitioners who have a thorough knowledge of the existing tax code and the preparation of individual tax returns with an expertise in comprehensive 1040 issues including supporting schedules, self-employed returns, and ethics.
How do I
become ATP accredited & what are the requirements?
To become an Accredited Tax Preparer®, you must pass the ATP examination which is offered twice a year at testing centers around the
country. In addition, you must have three years of work experience in tax
preparation, two of which may be satisfied through college credit. One year
experience is considered a tax-season (January through April).