Prove Your Professionalism and Protect Your Clients in the New Era of Tax

As the New Era of Tax continues to unfold, successful tax preparers continue to step up our game when it comes to our training and overall professionalism.  

The Pronto Tax School Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) provides the federal tax updates and refreshers you'll need to know for the upcoming tax season.

 This course also meets the strict guidelines of the IRS regarding the Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP) credential.  You can click here to review the topics required by IRS to appear in this course / test.

 Our complete Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP) "bundle" of courses can be found by clicking here.  The AFSP bundle provides 18 hours of credit with IRS.  

This AFTR course you're looking at on this page is the "testing" portion of the AFSP credential, worth 6 hours of credit with IRS.

Please take a moment to choose the right course for your needs.  AFSP bundle here gives you the full 18 hours.  AFTR course / test on this page is if you only need the 6 hours for AFTR (testing portion of AFSP).

Yes we know it can be confusing!  :)

 If you have questions about which hours or courses are right for your needs, please feel free to call or text our support team at 310-422-1283.

 Course info:

  • Learning Objective: Update and refresh yourself on tax year 2020 issues and pass the exam required to earn the IRS AFSP credential.
  • Education Provider: Pronto Tax School, Inc.
  • IRS Education Provider Number: MPMDK
  • IRS Course Number: MPMDK-A-00066-20-S-2021
  • Level: Basic / Intermediate.
  • Prerequisites: None.

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Meet Your Instructor

Andrew Freiburghouse, known as Andy Frye in "Tax World," is a tax consultant and Enrolled Agent (E.A.) licensed to represent taxpayers before all levels of the IRS. Andy started his tax career as a tax preparer at Pronto Income Tax of California, Inc., a third-generation family business with multiple locations based in Southern California. After preparing more than 10,000 tax returns and developing extensive employee training programs within his family business, Andy founded Pronto Tax School, Inc., an online training company that educates and empowers tax professionals and taxpayers nationwide. Pronto Tax School is an IRS-approved education provider that offers credentialing and continuing education certificate programs, as well as career advancement and business development training. Andy is a graduate of Santa Clara University, the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program, and The School of Tax Business Hard Knocks.

Andy Frye, EA

Founder & CEO, Pronto Tax School

Course curriculum

  • 01

    Getting Started

    • *** Before You Start, READ THIS!

    • Getting Started Quiz

  • 02

    Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) Course Materials

    • Annual Federal Tax Refresher (PDF Textbook)

    • AFTR - Review Questions

    • AFTR - Exam

  • 03

    Next Steps: IMPORTANT***

    • Exactly What to Do After You Pass Your AFTR Exam

    • 5 Minute Feedback