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IRS Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP) - Voluntary

Prerequisites - IRS issued PTIN

Our complete, 18 hour course consists of a 6 Hour Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) course and comprehensive test, 10 Hours of Federal Tax Law, and 2 Hours of Ethics. You can also purchase any number of credits and complete them separately. For a full listing of all tax preparer requirements can be found on the IRS website at www.irs.gov or by calling the IRS at 877-613-PTIN (7846).

California and Oregon Licensed Preparers - Licensed Preparers practicing in these states do not have to fulfill the 6 Hour AFTR requirement mentioned above. All other Continuing Education requirements still apply.

For more information regarding the IRS Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP), please visit: www.irs.gov/Tax-Professionals/Annual-Filing-Season-Program


Program Number Program Name Credits
DXDBV-A-00175-20-S 2021 Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) (6 CPE hours) 6
DXDBV-T-00164-20-S Education Tax Benefits 2
DXDBV-T-00165-20-S Tax Rules for Vehicles 1
DXDBV-T-00167-20-S Identity Theft & Data Security for Accountants 2
DXDBV-T-00156-20-S Basic Concepts of Individual Taxation 3
DXDBV-T-00171-20-S 1040 Preparation and Planning 11: Tax Credits 2
DXDBV-E-00178-20-S Tax Practice Standards 2