Enrolled Agent Course and Exam for Tax Preparers Available at SCF

(Bradenton, Fla., July 17, 2018) — State College of Florida, Manatee Sarasota (SCF) will offer an enrolled agent course for tax preparers beginning in August at SCF Lakewood Ranch, 7131 Professional Parkway E., Sarasota. The cost is $1,100 and includes course materials. The exam fee is not included.

Enrolled agent status is the highest credential the IRS awards tax preparers. 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 covering the required aspects of taxation to earn the designation. 

Classes, which are held Wednesdays from 6-9 p.m., are broken up into three sections that correlate with the test. An online orientation will be offered Aug. 15.

Part 1: Individuals, Aug. 22, 29 and Sept. 5, 12, 19 and 26.

Part 2: Business, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and Nov. 7 and 14.

Part 3: Representation, taxes and procedures, Nov. 28 and Dec. 5.

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


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