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We provide training & support for tax resolution specialists.

For the past 21 years ASTPS has been singularly focused on helping tax professionals learn how to represent before the IRS with integrity, authority, and tenacity. Learn how to get started below.

Learn more about ASTPS Training


ASTPS offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to cater to every stage of your tax resolution career, from foundational courses for beginners to advanced training for seasoned professionals. Our programs cover the spectrum, ensuring that no matter your level of expertise, you’ll find courses that perfectly match your needs. (Learn More)

Learn more about membership


Becoming an ASTPS member opens the door to a community of tax resolution professionals dedicated to mutual growth, support, and excellence. Membership grants you access to educational programs, networking opportunities, exclusive insights into the latest trends and strategies in tax resolution, and more. (Learn More)

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Business Coaching

ASTPS delivers technical case and business coaching programs through our exclusive mastermind and practice builder programs. These programs are meticulously designed to foster personal and professional growth, providing you with hands-on guidance, strategic insight, and practical solutions tailored to your specific needs. (Learn More)

Learn about certification


Achieving the Certified Tax Resolution Specialist (CTRS) designation through ASTPS is a testament to your expertise and dedication in the field of tax resolution. This prestigious certification not only elevates your professional stature but also signifies your comprehensive understanding and mastery of the complexities involved in tax resolution. (Learn More)

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Case Consulting

We provide personalized case consulting, connecting you directly with top industry experts through one-on-one appointments. Our consulting sessions are designed to offer in-depth insights and actionable advice, ensuring you have the support and expertise needed to navigate complex situations. (Learn More)

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Tools & Guides

From comprehensive guides on various tax resolution strategies to practical resources for managing your practice, ASTPS ensures that you have the necessary information at your fingertips to enhance your service delivery and achieve greater success in your professional endeavors. (Learn More)

Learning something new can always be a little intimidating

But you don't have to do this alone... ASTPS is your support system for building and launching a tax resolution business.

The tax industry is rapidly evolving, the emergence of Artificial Intelligence, affordable franchise service options, and the IRS’s own free file programs are reshaping the industry.

This new era presents a unique challenge for tax professionals seeking to maintain their edge and secure their market position. Recognizing this, many are exploring ways to broaden their service offerings and skill sets, ensuring they are not overly dependent on a single niche.

Tax resolution emerges as a wonderful solution that integrates smoothly into any existing tax practice, lays a solid foundation for new firms, and elevates your value in the marketplace.

At ASTPS, we are dedicated to guiding you through the journey of mastering tax resolution. From developing in-depth expertise to navigating unprecedented case challenges, we are here to support every step of your journey.

(Start Here) ASTPS Accelerator Program

Sensational education platform. True professionals imparting practical and invaluable IRS tax controversy information. Always a real pleasure to attend an ASTPS event. – Stephen Brent Jordan, EA

ASTPS is a great resource for all things tax representation, tax resolution along with marketing. They have an exceptional team of trainers that make it easy to understand the dos and don’ts of tax representation. I highly recommend ASTPS as a resource to add to your toolbox. – Latonia Raines, EA

The classes by ASTPS are the best ones out there. The speakers are very informative and the information presented is not dry and boring as it very well could be. They explain everything so well, they make it fun to attend, and I leave excited about working on these issues with my clients. I’d give 10 stars if I could. – Peggy Campbell, CPA

The ASTPS team are the best resources and support for Tax Pros. It’s the little things that add up. They are a value beyond measuring. – Tina Hunter, EA

ASTPS is a terrific organization. They train and assist with tax resolution issues RESPONSIBLY according to proper rules and regulations to better help the public with tax issues (serious ones). – Mary Jastrzemski, EA

ASTPS has been a great source for training and continuing information for my tax resolution firm. I could not recommend them more to anyone looking to getting into the Tax Resolution business. – Maryann Briseno, Esq.

ASTPS ALWAYS (yes, I mean ALWAYS) has awesome continuing education (CE) courses! I have been taking CE with ASTPS since 2020 and I will continue to take CE from them. I’m even thinking about their Accelerator course this year. And their templates are spot on and current. Thank you ASTPS for all the wonderful information! – Jesus Silva, Jr., EA

GREAT organization! Very knowledgeable and friendly and the place to go for tax resolution education! – Anthony Tenorio, EA

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