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Accredited Tax Advisor (ATA)

Designation Essentials
Status Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization.
Issuing Organization Accreditation Council for Accountancy and Taxation
Qualification and Educational Requirements
Prerequisites Five years experience in tax preparation, compliance, tax planning and consulting, of which 40 percent must be in tax planning and consulting.
Education Requirements None. Optional exam preparatory course
Examination Type ATA exam (online, closed-book, proctored)
Continuing Education Requirements 30 hours per year or 90 hours within a three-year period
Verification, Complaints and Accreditation
Check Designation Status Online None
Investor Complaint Process Via email. See Complaints in Code of Ethics.
Published List of Disciplined Designees None
Accredited By None