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Enrolled Agent Continuing Education Requirements

Enrolled Agent Continuing Education Requirements (CPE)

Did you know that throughout your career as an EA you will have to fulfill Enrolled Agent continuing education requirements? Continuing professional education is required by the IRS in order to maintain your EA certification. Not sure what you need to…
Enrolled Agent Exam Part 1

Enrolled Agent Exam Part 1

Part 1 of the enrolled agent exam, also known as the IRS Special Enrollment Exam (SEE), covers tax topics related to individuals. The exam contains 100 questions, including 85 questions that are scored and 15 questions that are experimental and therefore…
Enrolled Agent Exam Guide

How To Become An Enrolled Agent (EA Exam Guide 2021)

An essential part of becoming an Enrolled Agent is passing the IRS Special Enrollment Exam, otherwise known as the SEE. The following steps will help you prepare to register, study and pass your EA exam. Obtain a PTIN Before you are eligible to apply…
Enrolled Agent Salary

Enrolled Agent Salary

If you enjoy crunching numbers or preparing your own income taxes, then you should consider a career as an enrolled agent (EA). When it comes to jobs in accounting and finance, many people consider becoming CPAs, while few think about the option of becoming…
Enrolled Agent Exam Pass Rate

Enrolled Agent Exam Pass Rate

The pass rate on the SEE varies for each of the three parts of the exam. The most difficult test for most candidates is Part 2 (Businesses). Only about 60% of exam takers have passed this part in the past three years. Part 1 of the exam (Individuals)…
Enrolled Agent vs CPA

Enrolled Agent vs CPA: Which Is Right for You?

It can get a little confusing with all the accounting acronyms out there. Similarities among various accounting jobs makes distinguishing accounting job titles even more difficult. The following article explains the differences between two of the most…
How to Prep for Exams on a Busy Schedule

How to Best Prep for Exams on a Busy Schedule

Exams tend to be one of those things that creep up on you. When you look in your calendar, it always seems like you have ages to prepare, right up to the point where the exam is suddenly only two days away. This is doubly true if you’re working a full-time…
How to Study for the EA Exam

How to Study for the EA Exam

Perhaps you’ve been working for 10-15 years preparing taxes and you’ve finally had it with your current station in life. Or, maybe you’re just trying to avoid reaching that point, and as a young professional in the accounting industry, you want…
How to Become an Enrolled Agent

How To Become An Enrolled Agent

An Enrolled Agent is a tax specialist who has been federally authorized to represent taxpayers before all levels of the IRS. Unlike CPAs, enrolled agents are eligible to practice in all states without additional licensing requirements. The job of an enrolled…