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EA How to complete renewal Form 8554

Watch the following video to walk through the completion of Form 8554

 

Update!

Effective November 1, 2019 the Enrolled Agent renewal fee increases to $67 for the renewal cycle (normally 3 years unless it is your initial enrollment period).

From March 31, 2011 to October 31, 2019 the Enrolled Agent cost of renewal was $30 for your renewal cycle. 

Useful links:

IRS Form 8554 at pay.gov--use this form to submit form online and pay EA renewal fee online by credit card or bank draft.  You have to enter "8554" in the Search Public Forms box on pay.gov.

IRS Form 8554 pdf form--use this version to either fill out online and print or print and fill out by hand, then mail the completed form with a check 

Deadline

Enrolled Agent renewals are due every 3 years by January 31st.  See when your renewal is due based on your social security number.

Yes we report your CE hours to the IRS We do report your CE hours earned to the IRS electronically.  We are an approved IRS CPE provider for Enrolled Agents and Tax Preparers.

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