Certified Tax Resolution Specialist Application
First and Last name
Unsure of my current status
Not a member
None of the above
Date of License
How many years of full-time experience do you have in a field directly related to TAX PROBLEM RESOLUTION? Partial years or part-time experience can be accumulated to full time equivalent. We ask this because we want to be sure that anyone sitting for the exam, has real case work experience, has comfortably communicated with the IRS, and has done case work on their own from start to finish.
Less than 1 year
Please indicate in the space below how many client cases have you handled which involved the following over the last 24 months:
Offer in Compromise
Trust Fund Recovery Penalty
Employment Tax Cases
Taxpayer Advocate Assistance
Tax Abated in Bankruptcy
Appeals (non-CDP or -CAP)
Please indicate if you have handled multiples of types of cases. (3 OICS, 2 Installment Agreements, etc)
Please tell us about one of your best/interesting cases! We love to hear case stories and the creativity you used to represent in the client's best interest! (Does not have to be based on most liability reduced).
What topic in Tax Resolution do you feel the most confident in so far?
What topic in Tax Resolution do you feel you struggle with and would like to improve on?
Is there a topic that you would like ASTPS to teach that you would benefit from?
Please select below which of the following Tax Resolution Education courses you have taken. Please check all that apply, as well as courses outside of ASTPS in the "other" section.
Group Coaching Call (office hours)
Intro to Tax Resolution
Spring, Summer or Fall Conference
How many years of Tax Preparation do you have experience in? (If none, put none).
What do you hope to gain from this designation?
What do you think you'll use the designation for in your business/marketing?
Do you have any questions regarding the Certified Tax Resolution Designation?
Below, please type your name and the date on which you completed this application, and it will serve as your signature marking agreement that all submitted information is true. Please allow 7-10 business days for feedback on application. If you have any questions, please reach out to Carolyn, Carolyn@astps.org