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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 works 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
nkasten@natptax.com​

Samantha Strong
Phone: 800-558-3402, ext. 1178
sstrong@natptax.com​

2024 tax season information

NATP offers a bundle of tax-related news releases to use during tax season 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 or need different file formats, please contact Samantha Strong at sstrong@natptax.com or 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

Nation’s top tax association partners with cybersecurity information, education organization

The National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP) is pleased to announce its newest partnership with Financial Guardians, the premier source for industry-related cybersecurity information for the tax preparation and financial services industry.
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IRS continues to send notices to collect back tax to increased number of taxpayers​

As the IRS continues to collect back-tax owed in an effort to decrease the tax gap, more and more taxpayers are receiving letters that could seem intimidating. Their reactions are varied, from ignoring the letter to panic. ​
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IRS Commissioner Werfel to Open NATP 2024 Taxposium

The National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP)’s ​annual Taxposium event will kick off with IRS Commissioner Danny Werfel.
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Other news​​

National Association of Tax Professionals partners with Tax Protection Plus​​ — December 2023

Jaimee Hammer, EA, was re-elected president of the national board of directors for the National Association of Tax Professionals. Her term will begin Jan. 1, 2024, and end Dec. 31, 2024.​​ — December 2023

The National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP) is excited to announce an open call for speaker proposals for the industry’s elite education event – Taxposium.​​ — November 2023

Insight on the IRS’s moratorium on new claims for the employee retention credit (ERC)​​ — October​ 2023

National Association of Tax Professionals releases key findings from 2023 Software Survey​ — October​ 2023

National Association of Tax Professionals partners with leading secure messaging, file sharing company​ — September​ 2023

National Association of Tax Professionals releases key data from 2023 Fee Study — August​ 2023

National Association of Tax Professionals announces recipients for major awards: Tax Professional of the Year, Chapter Person of the Year, Chapter of the Year — July​ 2023

National Association of Tax Professionals writes Congress in support of Tax Deadline Simplification Act — June 2023

Tax preparers with representation experience prove especially helpful in 2023 — May 2023

National Association of Tax Professionals commends bi-partisan work of Red Tape Reduction Act — May 2023

Coalition calls attention to new Beneficial Ownership Information reporting requirements — May 2023

Tax preparers react to conclusion of 2023 tax season — April 2023

Tax season 2023 off to uneventful start — March 2023

NATP endorses Daniel Werfel for IRS Commissioner — February 2023

NATP and NSA ERC Letter to Commissioner — February 2023

New location announced for 2023 NATP Tax Forums & Expo — January 2023

New filing threshold for Form 1099-K may be overly burdensome and create undue issues for taxpayers and already overwhelmed IRS — December 2022

National Taxpayer Advocate Erin Collins discusses IRS technology, budget and backlog — December 2022

Tax preparers to begin getting ready for 2023 tax season — November 2022

Speakers sought for NATP’s annual Taxposium event — November 2022

Education, application deadlines quickly approaching for tax pros renewing designations — November 2022

Taxposium 2023 details released, registration now open — November 2022

Education, application deadlines quickly approaching for tax pros renewing designations — November 2022

Experts explain IRS’s data security plan template, how preparers should use it in preparation for 2023 tax season — October 2022

NATP partners with Verito to offer members discount cloud hosting and IT solutions — September 2022

Extension deadline for filing an individual tax return quickly approaching — September 2022

Inflation Reduction Act, Schedules K-2/K3 to be covered at upcoming tax education event — September 2022

NATP hires new Director of Tax Content and Government Relations — August 2022

NATP supports congressional push for IRS action ahead of 2023 tax season — August 2022

Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 to have both long- and short-term tax impacts — August 2022

IRS’s WISP serves as ‘great starting point’ for tax firms ahead of 2023 tax season — August 2022

NATP announces winner of 2022 Chapter of the Year award — August 2022

NATP announces 2022 Tax Professional of the Year — July 2022

NATP announces 2022 Chapter Person of the Year — July 2022

National Association of Tax Professionals responds to Treasury Secretary Yellen's Free File comments — June 2022

A new event for tax preparers launches this summer — April 2022

2022 tax season going just as preparers predicted, according to survey results — March 2022

National Association of Tax Professionals partners with Practice Ignition — February 2022

Tax Professionals United for Taxpayer Relief Coalition response to Oversight subcommittee
 
hearing — February 2022

NATP, Tax Professionals United for Taxpayer Relief Coalition to directly address IRS in live video town hall — February 2022

Brand-new IRS form could cause confusion for tax preparers in the midst of an already grueling tax season — January 2022

Tax Professionals United for Taxpayer Relief Coalition responds to IRS's suspension of 'some notices' to taxpayers — January 2022

Continuing education becomes increasingly important for tax preparers in 2022-2023 — January 2022

NATP sends letter to IRS advocating for relief during 2022 tax season — January 2022

NATP and TRN’s ‘Ask Me Anything’ series continues into 2022 — December 2021

Tax preparers expected to face most grueling year yet — December 2021

Drake Software and the National Association of Tax Professionals present final free roundtable discussion of 2021 in preparation of the 2022 tax season — December 2021

Actions taxpayers should take regarding 2021 returns — December 2021

Drake Software and National Association of Tax Professionals present second free roundtable discussion in preparation of the 2022 tax season — November 2021

NATP recommends taxpayers take certain actions before Dec. 31 to reduce tax liabilities and prepare for 2021 return — November 2021

Drake Software and National Association of Tax Professionals team up for series of free roundtable discussions ahead of tax season — November 2021

Home office tax deductions expected to rise nationally with uptick in remote workers — November 2021

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






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