AFSP & EA Programs

A letter from Carol A. Campbell, Director, IRS Return Preparer Office about the AFSP and EA Programs.

Dear Tax Return Preparer,

Set yourself APART! Participate in the Annual Filing Season Program. The voluntary program is for non-credentialed return preparers who aspire to a higher level of professionalism. The Annual Filing Season Program promotes the importance of education and filing season preparation for return preparers without professional credentials. We encourage...Read More . . .


Tax Talk Today is offering the AFTR Course and Test, plus the required 12 CPE credits, as part of the 2017 IRS Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP). The AFTR course includes the 6 hours of course material and a 100 question on-line test. The price for this is $95, same as last year.

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We are now sharing with you the ratings we receive from viewers on our Live programs. The Star Ratings are shown in our Archived program listing in the right-hand column of this page and on every Archived program page. The ratings are from 1 to 5; with 5 being the highest and are from the Program Evaluation Form on the program page.

We are the only CPE Provider that shows how our participants rate the courses. Shouldn't you be earning CPEs with the STARS?
Tax Talk Today Is Recognized

Tax Talk Today was selected as a runner-up in the annual CPA Practice Advisor Readers' Choice Awards.

Viewers Earning CPE Credits Must Supply PTIN Numbers

We have developed a separate page of instructions and information regarding reporting your earned CPEs to the IRS. 


It will be necessary for non-CPE credit viewers to:

Buy a View-Only Subscription
(Purchase does not include CPE Credit)

  • Unless a viewer has unused CPE credits in their account, it will be necessary to purchase a View-Only subscription for $50.00.
  • You can view One Free Program before subscribing to the full program. (does not include CPE Credit)

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Ready, Set, Retire! Helping Your Aging and Elderly Clients

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016
The Tax Professional How-To: Your IRS Toolbox


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Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Down on the Farm and Beyond: Helping the Agribusiness Client


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Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Small Business Adds-Up to Big Business: Helping the Small Business Client


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Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Professional Responsibility and the IRS – A Matter of Ethics


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Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Tax Update 2015, Part II: Business Federal Tax Including ACA


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Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Tax Update 2015, Part I: Individual Federal Tax Including ACA


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Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Pass-Thru Entities – Their Principals and Beneficiaries


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Landlord and Tenant – The Two Sides of the Rental Coin


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