The American Society of Tax Problem Solvers (ASTPS) is a community of over 1000 professionals from across the United States that specialize in representing taxpayers before the IRS and other taxing authorities. Membership in ASTPS reflects commitment to excellence and high standards in taxpayer representation.

Brief History of ASTPS

The American Society of Tax Problem Solvers is a national non-profit membership association that was founded in 2003 to address the need for IRS Tax Problem Resolution Training and Mentoring.

ASTPS offers live technical training conferences, case support & continuing education through membership, and certification opportunities for practitioners looking to specialize in tax problem resolution.

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ASTPS provides continuing education regarding changes in IRS laws, and new strategies in dealing with the IRS. Through live seminars, online webinars, and self-study courses, ASTPS offers a range of topics taught by the industry’s leading experts in tax resolution.

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The ASTPS Membership Program is the gateway to professional development in tax problem resolution. Members are provided with helpful resources and support tools to accelerate their career goals and better service their clients.

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ASTPS offers the opportunity for each member to sit for a certification examination. Professionals who pass this comprehensive test earn the Certified Tax Resolution Specialist (CTRS) designation.

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