Archive for November 11, 2011

NATP Events & Education Seminars for 2012, 2011 Tax Year


1040 Workshops 

120 Workshop Locations

The Essential 1040®
As federal tax laws become more complex, the need for preparers to be aware of changes each year becomes increasingly more important. To truly be equipped for tax season 2012 each preparer needs to review all the new laws that affect their clients. 

Topics include:

  • New laws
  • E-filing
  • 2010 Roth Conversions
  • Value of Health Insurance Reported on W-2s
  • Reimbursements Limited to Prescribed Medication and Insulin
  • Penalty Increase for HSAs and MSAs
  • Simple Cafeteria Plans
  • New Hire Retention Credit
  • Repeal of Expanded 1099 Reporting and Revenue Offset » Read more..

Registered Tax Return Preparer Test Information Booklet Available For Download

Professiona tax preparation software, tax preparation software for preparers, w-2 printing, 1099 printing

As of January 1, 2011, all paid tax return preparers must obtain a Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) before preparing returns. If you already have a PTIN, you must renew it each year. 

Some preparers must take and pass a competency test in order to obtain a PTIN. Certified Public Accountants, attorneys, Enrolled Agents and individuals who do not prepare 1040-series returns are exempt from the testing requirement. Some preparers who are supervised by Certified Public Accountants, attorneys, and Enrolled Agents may also be exempt. To determine if you are required to take the test, review the Frequently Asked Questions at

Test Booklet is available bellow for download » Read more..