In-Person Education


In-Person CPE

NSA looks to the needs of tax and accounting professionals who have annual continuing professional education (CPE) requirements. Members receive discounts on in-person education seminars, classes, and event registrations.

2020 NSA 75th Annual Meeting

This year in Cleveland, Ohio, attendees will get to participate in the Live EA Review Course or up to 22 hours of CPE, including Ethics!  Additionally, ACAT will be offering in-person testing for the ABA, ARA, ATA, and ATP credentials. 

Visit NSA's Annual Meeting webpage for more details.

Gear Up 1040

Gear Up's industry-leading two-day 1040 course is an extensive education and information source for tax and accounting professionals. Their speakers are superlative in their fields as hands-on practitioners and recognized authorities. 

This comprehensive course covers key tax issues for completing complicated individual returns, including in-depth coverage of recent legislation, case law developments, and relevant notices, announcements, revenue rulings and procedures to help the busy practitioner stay current. Speakers are all practicing preparers who share practical tips to help you get ready for this tax season. We will review the groundbreaking deduction for qualified business income (IRC Sec. 199A), including new guidance on wages and the rental real estate safe harbor. The course will incorporate planning considerations in the wake of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). The course will also address deductible meals expense in the work place, tackle tax challenges facing special industries including shared economy businesses and marijuana dispensaries, and explore the unique tax incentives offered by Qualified Opportunity Funds.

Attendees receive a comprehensive manual that alone is worth the price of registration! 

Prerequisites: None Advance Preparation: None

What:  All registration are for the Full 2 day course and include the comprehensive manual. Breakfast and Lunch included.  Attendees are eligible to earn 16 hours of CPE: 13 Tax + 3 Tax Update

Where: TBD

When: 2020 dates TBD


NSA's Live Enrolled Agent Exam Review Course

NSA's course offers a fast-paced, comprehensive review to get you through the EA Exam the first time.  And the learning doesn’t stop after the three-day live course; extras offered with the course will help guide your final review after the live course.


Cleveland, OH
August 24 - 26, 2020
Registration will open in April.  Visit NSA's Annual Meeting page for more details.  

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:




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