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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, in-depth explanations of tax law change and other important tax content needed to successfully run a tax practice.

NATP's team of expert tax researchers work year-round to monitor any industry-related news, including any tax legislation changes. When there is new legislation that affects tax law, NATP's team of experts works diligently to communicate the changes to its members and explain how the new tax regulations affect their clients.

The national headquarters, located in Appleton, WI, employs over 50 professionals.

For more information, or to speak with one of our experts, please contact:

Nancy Kasten
Phone: 800-558-3402, ext. 1172

2021 tax season information

NATP offers a bundle of tax-related news releases that include important information on timely topics the American taxpayers need to understand. Please use these releases in your publications as you see fit. If you have any questions, please contact Nancy Kasten at nkasten@natptax.com​.

About our members

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.

Latest news

Drake Software and National Association of Tax Professionals present second free roundtable discussion in preparation of the 2022 tax season

The second “Taxes Today” roundtable will focus heavily on the earned income credit. Other topics of discussion include the newly signed Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, preparer penalties and enrolled agent designation renewal.
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NATP recommends taxpayers take certain actions before Dec. 31 to reduce tax liabilities and prepare for 2021 return

As hard as it is to believe, another tax season is right around the corner. The IRS has not yet announced details about the opening of the 2022 tax season, but it’s never too early to start preparing – both taxpayers and tax preparers.
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Drake Software and National Association of Tax Professionals team up for series of free roundtable discussions ahead of tax season

The last two years have been tumultuous for tax professionals, to say the least. To help tax pros prepare for this coming tax season, two industry leaders have teamed up to host a series of roundtable discussions about the most pressing issues facing tax professionals and address challenges that tax pros will face this upcoming tax season.
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Home office tax deductions expected to rise nationally with uptick in remote workers

COVID led many workers to transition from going to the office every day to working from a home office or leave their job altogether to embark on a new journey working from home. Self-employed workers may qualify for a home office deduction this upcoming tax season, but there are certain rules that must be met and records that must be kept.
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Other news​​

Self-employed taxpayers can use estimated tax payments to help with annual tax debt — October 2021

NATP urges taxpayers to save new IRS letter for advance child tax credit payments — October 2021

NATP announces new partnership with Tax Help Software — September 2021

NATP announces 2021 Chapter Person of the Year — September 2021

National Association of Tax Professionals releases annual tax preparer fee study — September 2021

Tax professionals weigh in on various tax software pros and cons — August 2021

Tax Season Updates cover latest legislation in two-day workshop worth 16 CPE — July 2021

NATP hosts virtual silent auction, proceeds to be donated to Baltimore charity — July 2021

NATP announces Tax Professional of the Year award winner — July 2021

NATP announces winners of state Chapter of the Year award — July 2021

NATP supports quarterly installment payment plans through Tax Deadline Simplification Act — July 2021

NATP resumes in-person tax education this fall, also offers virtual education event — June 2021

NATP supports expanded preparer regulation, enforcement — June 2021

More taxpayers choose to use professional for tax preparation — June 2021

NATP offers free education on two major post-tax season issues — June 2021

National Association of Tax Professionals partners with CPACharge to deliver online payment solutions for tax pros — April 2021

National Association of Tax Professionals announces sessions in virtual education event — April 2021

National Association of Tax Professionals hires new manager of state chapter activity — April 2021

Registration now open for NATP’s annual TaxCon event — April 2021

Reporting taxable income for Instagram influencers proves challenging for tax professionals — March 2021

NATP submits request to IRS Commissioner for 2021 tax filing extension — March 2021

NATP emphasizes importance of working with qualified tax professional — February 2021

Tax season client worksheets available, free for members — February 2021

Tax professionals weigh in on 2021 filing season extensions — February 2021

Experts at National Association of Tax Professionals prep for upcoming tax season — January 2021

2021 NATP National Board of Directors announced — January 2021

NATP chapters celebrate significant anniversaries — January 2021

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