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The tax course is available to you for 6 months from the date of purchase. Note: In order to participate in the IRS Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP) you must complete the 18 hour course by December 31st, regardless of your course expiration date.
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Boost your federal tax law knowledge by adding a state supplement to your tax education curriculum. This course includes not only the basics such as forms, filing status, dependents, exemptions and deductions, but also adds taxable and nontaxable state income, credits, adjustments to income, deductions and business income. In addition, students will learn specific state tax laws regarding issues like part-year and nonresident issues, community property rules, and domestic partners.
Our IRS Tax Return Preparer Prep tax course covers covers fundamental tax topics geared for first time tax preparers who have not received any prior instruction in tax preparation. The course covers the IRS Form 1040 and related schedules and forms. Topics include income, gains and losses, adjustments to income, standard and itemized deductions, tax credits, small business income and expenses (including Schedule C), and depreciation. The tax course also includes a practice tax return exercise. Upon completion of the course a certificate will be awarded. In addition, the course also includes the Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) which designed for tax preparers who are looking to participate in the Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP). Once you become an AFSP record of completion holder with the IRS, the IRS will list your name in their online tax preparer directory including your credentials. You will also have limited representation rights.
Our IRS Tax Return Preparer Prep tax course covers covers fundamental tax topics geared for first time tax preparers who have not received any prior instruction in tax preparation. The course covers the IRS Form 1040 and related schedules and forms. Topics include income, gains and losses, adjustments to income, standard and itemized deductions, tax credits, small business income and expenses (including Schedule C), and depreciation. The tax course also includes a practice tax return exercise. Upon completion of the course a certificate will be awarded.
At checkout the student will create a login I.D. and password and have access to the course 24/7. The course is presented in an online E-Book format making the reading material portable if they prefer to work offline. Each reading assignment is then followed by a one or two part quiz presented in a multiple choice format. A series of quiz review questions will guide you so that you will become proficient with the IRS's terminology, guidelines, and procedures and test your understanding of key topics. The answers are submitted online and will be automatically graded. The student will be provided with important feedback and answer key to all quiz questions. Once all of the quizzes are completed, the student will then need to complete a final exam that will review all of the topics covered. The student will receive a pass or fail grade on the final exam but, unlike the quizzes, the student will not be provided with an answer key or any feedback (to comply with IRS guidelines regarding final testing). All the final exam(s) must be completed with a passing grade of 70% or better in order to receive a certificate of completion.
The student has unlimited tries to pass the quizzes and the final exam(s). (Note that the completion of the quizzes is not mandatory). Discussion forums are available within the course. Our "Student Course Forum" is available to chat with other students in the same course and our "General Student Forum" is available to chat with students in all courses. The Certificate of Completion can be printed by the student within the course and is also emailed to the student immediately following the successful completion of the course. Course completions are then reported to the IRS and, if applicable, to CTEC by Platinum Professional Services. The tax course is available to the student for six months upon registration. Our current courses are based upon the IRS's most recently available tax laws, forms, and schedules. We provide all students with tax updates throughout the year on our Platinum Blog site.