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Accredited Tax Preparer (ATP)

Designation Essentials
Status Currently offered and recognized by the issuing organization.
Issuing Organization Accreditation Council for Accountancy and Taxation
Qualification and Educational Requirements
Prerequisites Three years of work experience in tax preparation, two of which may be satisfied through college credit.
Education Requirements None
Examination Type ATP exam (online, closed-book, proctored)
Continuing Education Requirements 24 hours per year or 72 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