Enrolled Agent

Graduation 31 Dec, 2022 1 Feb, 2023

58,315

Enrolled Agent
Course Start Date
23 Jan, 2023
Application Dates
12 Sep, 2022 - 31 Dec, 2022
Duration
180 hours
Course Mode
Online
In Partnership with
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Course Overview

An Enrolled Agent (EA) is a professional who is authorised to represent taxpayers before the IRS, the US federal agency that oversees the collection of taxes and enforcement of tax laws.

As an EA, you may undertake the following services:

1. Prepare tax returns,

2. Represent clients before the IRS

3. Have unlimited representation rights

4. Appeal in favour of clients before the IRS and advice clients on taxation aspects related to their business transactions

ASAP Kerala has collaborated with Entigrity Pvt Ltd to recruit 500 Enrolled Agent certified trainees on the successful completion of this Enrolled Agent course. 

Bridge course and mock test to prepare candidates for the recruitment processes of MNCs, ASAP Kerala offers a bridge course of two-weeks duration in online mode. This will be followed by a mock test which will help candidates assess themselves and appear for recruitment confidently. The bridge course and mock test will focus on the following topics – Basics of US taxation, Microsoft Excel, accounting, critical thinking, numerical reasoning, and English.

CLICK HERE- BRIDGE COURSE & MOCK TEST LINK

Steps to become an Enrolled Agent

Step 1: Obtain Personal Tax Identification Number (PTIN) for which a valid passport is mandatory 

Step 2: Register for the Special Enrollment Examination (SEE)

Step 3: Achieve passing scores in all three parts of SEE

Step 4: Apply for enrollment

Step 5: Pass a suitability check

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Key Topics

  • Preliminary work to prepare tax returns
  • Income and assets
  • Deductions and credits
  • Taxation
  • Advising individual taxpayer
  • Specialised returns for individual
  • Business entities and consideration
  • Business tax preparation
  • Specialised returns and taxpayer
  • Practices and procedures
  • Representation before the IRS
  • Specific areas of representation
  • Filing process

INR 58,315

Investment

to secure your future
1 Exam fee and PTIN application fee (extra)

609 USD+36USD = 645 USD

2 Skill loan

Canara Bank skill loan available

Skills Covered

  • Proficiency in US taxation
  • Tax return preparation and filing advisory skills
  • Represent clients before IRS
  • Have unlimited representation rights
  • Appeal in favour of clients before IRS
  • Advice clients on taxation aspects related to business transactions

Who is this course for?

  • BCom/ BBA 2nd and 3rd-year students
  • MCom/ MBA (Finance) 1st and 2nd-year students
  • Recently graduated BCom/ BBA/ MCom/ MBA graduates
  • This course may be opted for by BCom/ BBA/ MCom/ MBA graduates who wish to build a career in US Taxation, working closely with the US team and clients. 

Certification

  • IRS, US Dept of Treasury

Training Partners

  • PrepQ
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What to expect after the course

On completion of Enrolled Agent course, we assist potential candidates to connect with prospective employers. Here’s what you can expect.

Job Roles

Expected Salary

Key Recruiters

Tax Associate/Analyst

Expected Salary

  • 350000 /- p.a.
  • 450000 /- p.a.

Key Recruiters

  • Entigrity
  • Deloitte
  • KPMG
  • Grant Thornton
  • All MNCs that have a US Tax team in India
Senior Associate/Analyst

Expected Salary

  • 600000 /- p.a.
  • 800000 /- p.a.

Key Recruiters

  • Entigrity
  • Deloitte
  • KPMG
  • PwC
  • All MNCs that have a US Tax team in India
Assistant Manager – Global Business tax

Expected Salary

  • 600000 /- p.a.
  • 800000 /- p.a.

Key Recruiters

  • Entigrity
  • KPMG
  • PwC
  • All MNCs that have a US Tax team in India
  • Deloitte

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FAQs

It is not mandatory to clear the pre-recruitment test to enrol in the ‘Enrolled Agent’ course. If a candidate clears the pre-recruitment test, he/she will receive a conditional offer letter and can then undertake the course. However, if a candidate does not qualify, he/she can attend the course but will be able to appear for the recruitment process of a particular employer only after 90 days of the first test. Meanwhile, candidates are permitted to appear for the selection process of other recruiters.

A candidate must secure a total of 40% with an individual 40% in the accounting section to clear the examination.

Each part of the examination may be taken four times per testing window, which runs from May 1 to February end (next year). So, candidates who fail to clear the EA exam in the first attempt can have three additional attempts per testing window, for each part.

If candidates clear the Manager test and are still pursuing the EA course, the starting pay package will be around Rs 25,000 per month, along with an additional night shift allowance. If candidates clear all the papers of the Special Enrollment Examination (SEE), the CTC will be around Rs 4.5 lakh per annum.

Candidates need to appear for a computer-based preliminary examination and interview, and upon successful completion, he/ she shall receive a conditional offer letter or Letter of Intent (LOI). After completing the course, candidates get placed with Entigrity on a commitment to work for at least two years with the firm.

Any student who is above 18 years of age is eligible to become an Enrolled Agent. However, owing to the job requirements in India for a fresher, it is ideal that candidates be at most 30 years old, with a BCom/BBA degree.

This course may be opted for by BCom/ BBA/ MCom/MBA graduates who have an interest in building a career in US Taxation, working closely with US teams and clients. 

    • BCom/ BBA 2nd and 3rd-year students
    • MCom/ MBA (Finance) 1st and 2nd-year students
    • Recently graduated BCom/ BBA/ MCom/ MBA graduates

A notarised colour copy of the passport is to be submitted with the application for PTIN. The following points should be noted with respect to notarisation-

a) The passport’s colour copy must be clear

b) The front and the back page copy must be on the same side of the colour copy

c) Notary seal, signature and stamp must be clear

The candidate can apply for the Special Enrolment Examination (SEE) only if he/she possesses a valid PTIN. The PTIN application process may be carried out while the batch is in progress. So, the candidate may not wait till PTIN is generated to attend his/ her classes.

You are eligible to be an Enrolled Agent, though a commerce graduate will have a higher chance of getting placed.

Yes, with dedicated and committed study it is easy for you to pursue and complete the EA course. Our classes are delivered online so they can be accessed from anywhere.

Classes are conducted online. They are held 3-4 days a week, possibly in the evening for 2-3 hours per day.

Any employer working in the US Tax Industry or those required to comply with US Tax require an EA to perform their operations related to US Tax. Hence, after completion, you may be placed with an organisation that falls into the above-mentioned categories. To name a few, EY, KPMG, BDO, PwC, Deloitte, JP Morgan Chase, Grant Thornton, Accenture, Amazon, Bank of America, etc.

ASAP Kerala has collaborated with Entigrity Pvt Ltd to recruit 500 Enrolled Agent certified trainees on the successful completion of this course.

Prometric administers the Special Enrolment Examination (SEE) on behalf of IRS. It is conducted in 3 parts –

Part 1 – Individual Taxation

Part 2 – Business Taxation

Part 3 – Representations, Practices & Procedures

Each part consists of 100 Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs) and needs to be completed in 3.5 hours. Candidates may take the exam in any sequence in accordance with their preparation. Once a part is completed, candidates get three years to complete the other two parts. In 2022, the exam fee is $203.

EA is a US Tax professional. He/ she may advise, represent, and prepare tax returns for individuals, corporations and trusts.

They are required in small and large public accounting firms, law firms, and corporate accounting departments, investment firms, banks and so on. An EA may also practice on his/her own behalf.

ASAP Kerala has collaborated with Entigrity Pvt Ltd to recruit 500 Enrolled Agent certified trainees on the successful completion of this course.

  • Prepare tax returns
  • Represent clients before IRS
  • Have unlimited representation rights
  • Appeal in favour of clients before IRS
  • Advice clients on taxation aspects related to business transactions
  • Part 1 – Individual Taxation
  • Part 2 – Business Taxation
  • Part 3 – Representation, Practices and Procedures

The international testing for SEE is conducted on the dates specified on the Prometric Website  https://www.prometric.com/test-takers/search/irs

The exam slots at Prometric are allotted on a first-come-first-served basis. So, it is imperative that candidates book their slots well in time.

The PTIN application can be started once the notarised passport copies of eligible candidates are ready. Detailed sessions on the application for PTIN will be provided to the candidates pursuing the course. PTIN application fee is $35.95, which must be paid while applying for PTIN. Also, PTIN should be renewed on an annual basis.

Ideally, candidates should plan the examination date during the course of the EA classes. For example, once Part 1/2/3 classes of the EA course have commenced, candidates should plan the exam date based on the slots available on the Prometric website for the corresponding part of the EA course.

At present, blended mode classes are being conducted only at ASAP Community Skill Park, Kulakkada (behind LP School Kulakkada, Kollam – 691521)

Students signing up for the Enrolled Agent course offered by ASAP Kerala will be provided placement assurance. This initiative is a part of Recruitment 2.0 –  a first-of-its-kind ‘recruit, train and deploy’ model adopted in the state.

Interested candidates will have to appear for an assessment undertaken by ASAP Kerala, and the qualifying candidates will be provided conditional offer letters, followed by extensive training in EA. On the successful completion of the training, Entigrity will offer employment after an evaluation.

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