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Welcome to the NATP newsroom, where you will find all of our official statements about NATP as an organization, NATP events and more​. We're also happy to provide any information you need on tax or tax-related issues. We look forward to hearing from you!

The National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP) is the largest nonprofit organization that serves individuals specializing in tax preparation by providing tax education, federal tax research, tax updates and tax office supplies. NATP members work at offices that assist over 11 ​million people worldwide with U.S. tax preparation and planning. The average NATP member has been in the tax business for over 20 years and holds a tax/financial designation and/or a college degree. Formed in 1979, NATP's member base includes enrolled agents, certified public accountants, attorneys and financial planners. The national headquarters, located in Appleton, WI, employs over 50 professionals.

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Phone: 800-558-3402, ext. 1172

Latest News

NATP announces Virtual Tax Season Update

Legislation passed this year as a result of COVID-19 led to many changes in how tax professionals will advise their clients and assist them in recovery. The National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP) Virtual Tax Season Update is the best way preparers can remain up to date on knowledge critical for their professional success.
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NATP announces first ever Virtual Tax Forum & Expo

NATP's first ever Virtual Tax Forum & Expo will take place Oct. 20-22. The Virtual Tax Forum includes 13 live sessions and up to 22 CPE. Session topics include representation, estates, qualifying dependent and tax credits, ethics and more.
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TaxCon’s keynote speakers welcome attendees to event

NATP's first ever TaxCon event began with three exceptional speakers to kick off the event: Sharyn Fisk, director of the IRS Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR); Larry Gray, CPA, NATP government affairs liaison; and Jorge Olavarrieta, Intuit vice president of Product Management and Strategy.
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NATP announces new week-long virtual education event

With a purpose to deliver exceptional tax education while respecting social distancing recommendations due to COVID-19, NATP is hosting TaxCon, a virtual education event, July 27-31.
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Other News​​

NATP appeals to Treasury Secretary ​to extend filing deadline in light of COVID-19​​ — March 2020

NATP appeals to IRS Commissioner to extend tax season​​ — March 2020

E-filed returns on the rise in 2020​​ — February 2020

NATP warns taxpayers, tax pros of fake IRS scams — February 2020

NATP and tax stakeholder organizations provide recommendations to IRS on implementation of the Taxpayer First Act​​ — January 2020

IRS deadline approaching for small, non-profit organizations — January 2020

Self-employed consultants may face tax implications for 2019 returns — January 2020

Military personnel may receive additional tax benefits for 2019 returns — January 2020

How to claim a donation as a tax deduction — January 2020

The importance of meeting with a qualified tax professional — January 2020

IRS Commissioner speaks at NATP National Conference — July​ 2019

NATP comments on 2020 draft of Form W-4 and Instructions — June 2019

NATP continues support of the Taxpayer First Act — April 2019

NATP urges an end to the shutdown of the IRS — January 2019

NATP comments on Section 199A — October 2018

Support for the protecting Taxpayer First Act — September 2018

Position on the regulation of tax return preparers — September 2018

NATP in support of the Taxpayer First Act — August 2018

NATP comments on 2019 draft Form W-4 and instructions — July 2018

NATP comments on revised 2018 Form 1040 — July 2018

Summary of NATP comments on Taxpayer First Act draft — April 2018

NATP's concerns with PPS identity verification — January 2018

Ensuring a modern-functioning IRS for the 21st century — April 2017​

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