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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

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

Every year, the National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP) selects a local charity to support based on the location of its annual National Conference. Although it is unable to host the annual event in Baltimore this year, NATP is still committed to supporting the selected charity, Believe in Tomorrow Children’s Foundation.
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NATP announces Tax Professional of the Year award winner

The National Association of Tax Professionals each year recognizes a tax professional, nominated by the rest of the membership, as its Tax Professional of the Year. This year’s winner is a practicing tax pro of 45 years and former NATP Board of Directors’ President: Gerard F. Cannito, CPA, CFP®.
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NATP announces winners of state Chapter of the Year award

The National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP) is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s state Chapter of the Year program – a two-way tie between Alabama and New York. Arizona took second place, and New Jersey took third place. Honorable mentions include New Hampshire and Kentucky.
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Other news​​

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

NATP announces Virtual Tax Season Update — September 2020

Virtual Tax Forum announced — September 2020

TaxCon event keynote speakers include IRS Office of Professional Responsibility director — July 2020

NATP announces TaxCon event — June 2020

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

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

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

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