Showing posts from February, 2018

KAFM Money Tips: Cryptocurrency with Greg Ward

Difference between types of return preparers

What is the difference between return preparers? Non-credentialed preparer AFSP* EA† CPA‡ Education required None 18 hours None 5-year degree Experience required None None None 1800 hours Continuing education hours required (per year) None 15 24 40 Testing requirement None 3 hours/100 questions 10.5 hrs/300 questions 14 hours/107 questions and 8 simulations Authorized by None IRS IRS State Board of Accountancy *AFSP = IRS Annual Filing Season Program – certificate holder †EA = Enrolled Agent ‡CPA = Colorado Certified Public Accountant

Tax Update at Mesa County Women's Network Luncheon