EA Exam Review Course & ATP Review Course/Exam

Back by popular demand!  Pass the EA exam with NSA's Live EA Review Course


I have taken and passed all three parts and filed form 23!  Thank you John and Bill for teaching an outstanding EA Exam Course. I couldn't have done it without you!  

Pass the EA Exam the First Time!

NSA Enrolled Agent Exam Review Course
August 20 - 22, 2018
Minneapolis, MN


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Pass the IRS Special Enrollment Exam the first time with NSA’s Enrolled Agent Exam Review Course in Minneapolis, August 20-22, 2018.  

Want to earn the Accredited Tax Preparer (ATP) credential and be exempt from the Annual IRS Filing Season Program Tax Refresher Course each year?  Take Part 1 of the EA course and the ATP exam onsite!

NSA's Enrolled Agent Exam Review Course is a comprehensive and intensive—and we mean intensive—review geared toward a single purpose: to help you master tax basics and pass the EA exam.

Detailed study notes will be provided for each topic, including figures and charts that prove the old adage that “…a picture is worth a thousand words.” Hundreds of past exam questions from the open-exam era and many more potential questions on newer topics are incorporated and each is reviewed in class so the real exam itself will look like an old friend. Study tips, tricks and shortcuts are a staple of this course.

Included with Your Registration:

  • The 3-Volume NSA Enrolled Agent Review Course in online and PDF formats—a $200+ Value! Preview Course Materials
  • Detailed handouts, notes, examples, illustrations to follow the course step-by-step. Preview Sample Slides
  • 18 (6 per part) detailed study lessons and review questions to help you master each section of the materials.
  • Proven exam taking tips, tricks and strategy guides with tips for passing each part of the exam.
  • Top 150 questions per part—essential questions on topics that you will absolutely need to master.
  • Interactive online review and practice questions with explanations and analysis.
  • Final Review Cards super summaries for each part of the exam—the perfect last-minute memory-jogger to review immediately before the exam.
  • Weekly study guides with detailed assignments and time allocations.
  • Comprehensive study aids that summarize the tax law related to a particular subject. These aids should prove valuable in last-minute reviews prior to the exam.
  • Access to an online EA study community to post your questions and comments, respond to other commenters, and interact with the presenters. Added Bonus! Get access to even more sample questions and study tips.
  • A complete sample EA exam to help you gauge your progress prior to taking the exam.

The ATP course package also includes:

  • Extra hour on day 1
  • The Accredited Tax Preparer digital course materials
  • The proctored ATP exam on Tuesday or Wednesday morning (additional fee)

Earn the Accredited Tax Preparer (ATP) Credential:

ATPs are exempt from taking the IRS Annual Filing Season Program Annual Tax Refresher course and exam.

The Accredited Tax Preparer exam is offered by the Accreditation Council for Accountancy and Taxation (ACAT), established in 1973 as a non-profit independent testing, accrediting and monitoring organization. Learn More

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Room Rate: $159 
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Monday, August 20
EA Part 1: Individuals & Accredited Tax Preparer (ATP) Exam Review
8:00am - 5:00pm
ATP course ends at 6:00pm
CPE: 2 Hours/Federal Tax Law Update; 2 Hours/Federal Tax Law; 4 Hours/SEE Exam Preparation

Tuesday, August 21
EA Part 2: Businesses 
8:00am - 5:00pm

ATP Exam
9:00am - 12:00pm

Wednesday, August 22
EA Part 2: Businesses, continued
8:00am - 12:00pm
Total CPE Part 2: 3 Hours/Federal Tax Law Update; 3 Hours/Federal Tax Law; 6 Hours/SEE Exam Preparation

EA Part 3: Representation, Practices & Procedures
1:00pm - 5:00pm
CPE: 2 Hours/Ethics/Regulatory Ethics

Thursday, August 23
ATP Exam
9:00am - 12:00pm

Choose Any 1 Part or All 3


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Complete Course (all three parts)
NSA Member: $699
Nonmember: $775 

EA Part 1/ATP Course:
NSA Member: $275
Nonmember: $325

ATP Exam Fee: $100

EA Part 2
NSA Member: $375
Nonmember: $425

EA Part 3:
NSA Member: $200 
Nonmember: $250



John O. Everett, CPA, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus of Accounting at VCU in Richmond, VA. John’s teaching specialty is federal taxation. He has authored or co-authored over 90 articles in academic and professional journals including the NSA EA Exam Review Course and 1040 101 Course, and is the coauthor of several textbooks, including CCH Practical Guide to Schedule M-3 Compliance, The HBJ Federal Tax Course, Income Tax Fundamentals, and Tax Planning With the Computer.





William A Duncan CPA, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Accounting at Arizona State University. Dr. Duncan was formerly a Director with Ernst & Young where he guided tax education for the firm. He is the author or co-author of three textbooks and has published a number of articles on a variety of tax topics in publications ranging from Taxes and The CPA Journal to the Journal of the American Taxation Association. He has taught in the AICPA National Tax Education program for over 20 years.

Requests for refunds must be received in writing and will be subject to a $75 cancellation fee. For more information regarding refund, complaint and/or program cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (800) 966-6679.

Program Level: Basic/Intermediate
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of federal taxation
Advance Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Live

NSA is approved by NASBA, the IRS, ACAT, and CTEC as a provider of continuing professional education.


The National Society of Accountants is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmaket.org.




NSA has been approved by the California Tax Education Council to offer the above courses to go towards the annual "continuing education" requirement imposed by the state of California. A listing of additional requirements to register as a tax preparer may be obtained by contacting CTEC at P.O. Box 2890, Sacramento, CA, 95812-2890, by phone at (877) 850-2832, or on the Internet at www.ctec.com.

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