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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 Training Requirements


Designation Training Requirements


Designation Exam Type

In-person or online, closed-book, proctored exam

Continuing Education Requirements

24 hours per year or 72 hours within a three-year period

Verification and Complaints
Online Designation Resource

Online at Find a Tax Pro

Investor Complaint Process

Online at Disciplinary & Complaints Policy

Published List of Disciplined Designees