National Tax Practice Institute® (NTPI)

…will be refreshed in 2022. Learn More. How to Become an NTPI Fellow You may have noticed your tax professional uses the certificate program designation “NTPI Fellow®.” This designation is evidence of significant expertise in the representation of taxpayers before the IRS. Becoming an NTPI Fellow isn’t easy. A participant must complete all three NTPI Levels as well as a professional portfolio within a five-year period starting with the Level 1 year in order to earn the NTPI Fellow credential….

What is an NTPI Fellow?

You may have noticed your tax professional uses the designation “NTPI Fellow®.” This designation is evidence of significant expertise in the representation of taxpayers before the IRS. Becoming an NTPI Fellow isn’t easy. To fully appreciate what it says about your tax professional, here’s a rundown of the prerequisites and requirements to achieve this distinction. In order to enroll in the National Tax Practice Institute™ (NTPI®), your tax professional must be an enrolled agent*, CPA, or tax attorney. These are…

NTPI®Fellow Status

…Treasury, after proving in-depth knowledge of the IRS tax code through examination. NAEA developed NTPI to prepare licensed representatives to protect their clients’ rights and build camaraderie among top practitioners. At NTPI you will increase your knowledge of IRS laws and procedures critical to representation—including Circular 230, the document which governs tax practitioners, learn from other enrolled agents who are actively involved in representation, and gain practical hands-on experience. NTPI is a three-level program developed to sharpen the skills of…

NTPI Fellow List

Fellows of NAEA’s National Tax Practice Institute™ (NTPI®) have completed a rigorous three tier curriculum which has uniquely prepared them to effectively represent their clients before all administrative levels of the IRS. Having successfully completed coursework covering all variances of examinations, audits, collections and appeals, and having studied best practices and role-playing, Fellows know the entire process from both the client and IRS perspective. While earning the EA license denotes competence and the right to represent taxpayers, Fellows have made…

Roadmap to Fellow

…1 and 2 from 2016 – 2020 If you have completed the NTPI Level 1 and 2 at an in-person conference dating 2016 or later we HIGHLY encourage you to finish your NTPI Level 3 in 2021. The new NTPI Level 3 content is compatible with the new NTPI Level 1 and 2 content so there is no duplication or overlap. Started Level 1 and/or 3 at 2020 EA Digital Forum and Representation Academy If you started level 1 or…

National Tax Practice Institute®

…the distinction of NTPI Fellow® , a designation held by the nation’s top tax practitioners. NTPI Content Offerings at EA 2020 Forums and the 2020 Representation Academy Level 1: If you are s tarting or continu ing your journey with NTPI Level 1, you will want to take all Essential Track courses at both NAEA’s September and November forums , plus the prerequisite on-demand course Rep 101: An Overview of Representation and Assisting Nonfilers. Level 3: If you are further…

Education

…distinction of NTPI Fellow®, a designation held by the nation’s top tax practitioners. If you are seeking to start or continue your journey on to NTPI Fellowship, course sessions will be offered at both our September and November forums. Learn more about NTPI content offerings at EA 2020 Forums by visiting here. Now Available On-Demand If you missed September and November’s Digital Forum, no worries! You will have access to watch our on-demand content and earn CE. Register today! EA…

Representation Academy

Don’t miss your chance to enhance your client support by learning more about taxpayer representation. Are you looking to complete your NTPI journey? Now is the time. If you have completed Levels 1 and 2 previously, when you complete all of the Pro Track at #EA2020 September, the Advanced Criminal Investigation class at #EA2020 November, and attend NAEA’s Representation Academy, you will have earned the 24 CE required to complete Level 3. Graduation will take place at a later date…

National Conference

…professionals for the National Tax Practice Institute™ (NTPI®), the best-in-class tax representation education. NAEA’s NTPI® program offers hands-on representation sessions, because sometimes, there’s no better way to learn. Program graduates (NTPI Fellow®) and others who are already confident in representation attend for the Graduate Level in Representation track — planned each year to challenge even the most experienced tax professional. If tax representation is not your focus, then come and take our Tax Representation Issues Track of education. The Tax…