NECC Offers Info Nights for new Enrolled Agent Course

 

Info Sessions Offered for New Enrolled Agent Program

Enrolled_Agent_License_LogoNorthern Essex Community College will hold three information sessions this spring for individuals interested in enrolling in the Enrolled Agent (EA) Exam Review Program which begins Tuesday, April 28, at NECC Riverwalk, 360 Merrimack St., Lawrence.

Information sessions will be held Tuesday, March 24th from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Saturday, April 18th from 10 to 11:30 a.m., and Tuesday, April 21st from 7 to 8:30 p.m. These sessions led by Enrolled Agents, will review the role of the EA, career opportunities, and information about the Exam Review Program.

An Enrolled Agent (EA) prepares and signs tax returns and represents clients in dealings with state and federal tax authorities. This program is ideal for tax preparers with a strong finance and taxation background who are interested in expanding their careers. The program includes a review of tax laws, classroom discussion, extensive written material, an online review program, practice tests and proven test-taking strategies. Participants prepare to sit for a three-part comprehensive IRS test covering individual and business tax returns, ethics, practice and representation. EA is the highest credential the IRS awards.

NECC’s EA Exam Review Program, held Tuesdays from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Riverwalk, will be taught in modules; each covers a section of the exam. Part I – Individual Tax runs April 28 to May 12 and costs $350; Part II – Small Business, Corporations, Partnerships and Trusts runs May 26 to June 30 and costs $700 and Part III – Ethics, Practice and Representation runs July 14 to July 28 and costs $350.

The instructors are EAs with extensive tax preparation and instructional experience who are members of the Massachusetts Society for Enrolled Agents and/or National Association of Enrolled Agents. Some internships and/or employment may be available for students passing all 3 exams. Fee includes class books and materials. For additional information on the Enrolled Agent Exam Review Program or information sessions, please contact Dianne Lahaye at dlahaye@necc.mass.edu

NECC’s Center for Corporate & Community Education located at NECC Riverwalk, 360 Merrimack St., Lawrence, Bldg 9, offers noncredit business, professional, career, and personal development courses as well as professional certificates and computer training for individuals and companies looking for cutting-edge skills, by providing the training that is most needed in today’s workforce. For more information email noncredit@necc.mass.edu or call 978-659-1200 or visit us online at www.necc.mass.edu/noncredit.

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