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The IRS recently provided further information regarding the changes to the Enrolled Agent exam. Based on the tasks and knowledge required of an enrolled agent, the IRS has changed the exam from four to three parts. The parts of the new exam will be: Part 1 – Individuals Part 2 – Businesses Part 3 –...
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Every year, certified Enrolled Agents are required by the IRS to complete a minimum of 16 hours of continuing education credit. As of last summer, those hours must include 2 hours of ethics or professional conduct. Gleim has been approved by the IRS to sponsor continuing education and was among the first sponsors to have...
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The Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) has recently completed Phase I of the CPE audit of Enrolled Agents. Approximately 350 randomly selected Enrolled Agents verified the CPE hours they claimed on their most recent Form 8554, Renewal Application of Enrolled Agents. The purpose of the audit was to verify the compliance of courses taken compared...
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According to the IRS website, the Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) is in the process of sending CPE Audit letters to approximately 300 Enrolled Agents with Social Security numbers ending in 4, 5, or 6. All Enrolled Agents must certify on the Application for Renewal form that they have satisfied the CPE requirements as described...
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This Study Tip concerns understanding examination questions. Many candidates believe they understand an exam question because they read it. That false assumption usually leads to the wrong answers. To avoid these unpleasant encounters with difficult exam questions, consider taking these steps to fully comprehend these inquiries: For each question answered, indicate “Y” (Yes, I know...
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According to the IRS, Enrolled Agents with Social Security Numbers ending in 7, 8, or 9 (and foreign citizens without a Social Security Number) must renew their enrollment between November 1, 2005 and January 31, 2006. The application for renewal has been mailed out automatically to these Enrolled Agents. If you did not receive a...
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