Basic Level Benefits
NATP is a career-long partner and advocate, dedicated to you and your clients. The Basic level is perfect for new tax preparers or someone just getting to know us and our offerings.
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You can rely on this weekly email newsletter to keep you informed of the most pressing tax law updates, current developments and resources.
Chapters offer camaraderie, support, education and networking opportunities for members. Participating in your state chapter helps give you what you need to support your clients at the state and local levels. Attending a chapter meeting provides an opportunity to exchange ideas, solve problems and discuss state/local tax issues with people in your area.
Staying educated and informed is key to giving the best possible service to your clients. Basic level members receive 5% off the nonmember price of most in-person and online courses. The discount is automatically applied at check-out.
Our wide variety of tax office products help you stay organized, educated and make you stand out in your clients’ eyes. Basic level members receive 5% off the nonmember price of most
products. The discount is automatically applied at check-out.
Completion of the Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) course and exam is a necessary step in obtaining an Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP) — Record of Completion and it is included with your membership.
An AFSP designation gives you the right to discuss your client's tax information before revenue agents, customer service reps and similar IRS employees, rather than only being able to request information.
Having the enrolled agent designation means that you’ve demonstrated tax competence and have earned the right to represent all clients regarding federal tax matters. Personalize the pace and direction of your EA exam preparation with Gleim’s review materials. This course includes digital books, test bank of questions and a realistic practice environment. Basic members receive access to the EA Part 1 review course. EA Part 1 only available at Basic level through Dec. 31, 2021.
To help members uphold a superior standard of ethics and professional excellence, all members receive a yearly on-demand ethics webinar (2 CPE) and due diligence webinar (2 CPE) to learn the latest due diligence requirements and follow Circular 230 standards.
We believe that all taxpayers should be supported by caring and well-educated tax professionals. Members pledge to follow the highest
Standards of Professional Conduct and a
Code of Ethics.
Running a successful tax office is more than just staying up-to-date on the latest tax changes. You look for ways to add more services, cut costs and increase efficiency. These courses are available for all members to advance their practice.