SCF, Manatee-Sarasota to Offer Enrolled Agent Course, Exams

(Bradenton, Fla., July 21, 2016) — State College of Florida, Manatee Sarasota (SCF) will offer an enrolled agent course for tax preparers. Classes begin in August at SCF Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Parkway East. The course costs $1,100.

Enrolled agent status is the highest credential the IRS awards. Enrolled agents, like attorneys and certified public accountants (CPAs), have broad practice rights. The course is designed to help students pass a rigorous three-part exam to earn the designation. The exam tests students in all aspects of taxation.

Classes, which are held 6-9 p.m., are broken up into three sections which correlate with the test. An online orientation will be offered Aug. 16.

Part 1: Individuals, Aug. 23, and 30 and Sept. 6, 13, 22 and 27; followed by the first exam

Part 2: Business Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25 and Nov. 1, 8, 15; followed by the second exam

Part 3: Representation, taxes and procedures Nov. 29 and Dec. 6; followed by a final exam.

Register at For more information, contact Lee Kotwicki at 941-363-7218 or


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