IRS Sheds Light on New Tax Preparer Exam


The IRS issued some specifications on the new upcoming tax preparer exam including what topics will be tested on and how much emphasis will be put on each area. The test will focus on document gathering and taxpayer data, preparation, and timely filing of an individual’s form 1040. The test is going to include an ethics portion that will count for around 15% of the overall exam. Individuals who wish to prepare taxes under the title of “Registered Tax Return Preparer” must complete this test.

To see the full detailed specifications issued click here.

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