The IRS has posted the results of the 2000 Enrolled Agent exam at their Web site. In addition to the exam results, you can learn about the 2001 exam (scheduled for October 17-18, 2001), including how to apply and how to study.
A study kit will be available for downloading on June 1, 2001. The kit provides IRS forms, instructions, and publications that are used in the Enrolled Agent exam.
The Enrolled Agent exam is a four-part exam, which includes testing on the following areas:
- Individual income taxes
- Sole proprietorships and partnerships
- Corporations (including S corporations), Fiduciaries, Estate and Gift Tax, and Trusts
- Ethics, Recordkeeping Procedures, Appeal Procedures, Exempt Organizations, Retirement Plans, Practitioner Penalty Provisions, Research Materials and Collection Procedures
The exam is given only one time per year. The exam questions and answers from the 2000 exam are now available at the IRS Web site as well.