Enrolled Agents (EAs) and Other Tax Return Preparers (OTRPs)

Wilkes University is an IRS approved Continuing Education (CE) provider for Other Tax Return Preparers (OTRPs) and Approved Continuing Education Provider LogoEnrolled Agents (EAs).

Register for Classes Online

You may also register by calling the Center for Continued Learning at (570) 408-4460.

IRS Requirements

According to irs.gov, the following continuing education requirements are needed for Enrolled Agents:

  • 72 hours every three years.
  • A minimum of 16 hours per year (two of which must be on ethics).
  • If an enrolled agent opts to take an AFTR course, they will not receive credit toward their Enrolled Agent CE requirements.

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2021 Schedule

Date Time Topic Location Cost
TBA TBA TBA Wilkes-Barre, PA TBA

Webinars

Webinars will be held using Zoom.

Date Time Topic Location Cost
October 29 8 AM-Noon Ethics Online $50
December 9 1-5 PM Federal Tax Update Online $50

Self Study

Wilkes University is not currently offering self study courses, although we do hope to add them to our course offerings in the future.

In Person

Seminars are held at The Woodlands Inn & Resort, Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre.  Registrations may be made by telephone, mail or fax. Payment by check or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express) will be accepted. Attendance time must meet a minimum of 50 minutes per credit hour.

Online

Participate from anywhere with our online webinars.  Classes are broadcast live using Zoom. Polling questions or other methods of monitoring attendance are used.  A minimum of 3 polling questions will be asked per CE hour throughout the program.  Attendance time must meet a minimum of 50 minutes per credit hour.

Cancellations

Credit will be given for a seminar in the same fiscal year if the cancellation is received 24 hours prior to the seminar.

Accreditation

Wilkes University is an IRS approved Continuing Education (CE) provider for Other Tax Return Preparers (OTRPs) and Enrolled Agents (EAs).