The AFSP is an annual voluntary program for tax return preparers. It aims to recognize the efforts of non-credentialed tax return preparers who aspire to a higher level of professionalism.
How do I obtain an AFSP-Record of Completion for Filing Season?
• Take a six (6) hour Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) course that covers filing season issues and tax law updates, as well as a knowledge-based comprehension test administered at the end of the course by the CE Provider. • Take ten (10) hours of other federal tax law topics; and • Take two (2) hours of ethics. • Have an active preparer tax identification number (PTIN). • Consent to adhere to Circular No. 230.