Platinum Professional Services 
August 2010                            Newsletter                       Issue No. 1002
In This Issue
Latest Changes for Tax Preparers
Hello, and welcome to our August Newsletter.  As you know there are lots of changes happening for Tax Preparers.  We have dedicated a page on our website called IRS Guidelines to help keep you current with the changes occurring in the upcoming months.  Please refer to it periodically for updates. We have also added Twitter and Facebook to our site and we will be adding information on there as we receive it.   
Considering becoming an enrolled agent?    Please check the IRS Guidelines under Enrolled agents to learn more.  
Remember our Special promotion is only available until August 31st (see below for details).  Be sure to check out our Facebook and Twitter pages as well as Important tax changes that will affect Tax Preparers for the upcoming tax season. 
Platinum Professional Services will meet new IRS Regulation Guidelines for Tax Preparers to complete IRS Competency Exam and yearly continuing education requirements. 
Beginning September 1, 2010,  Platinum Professional Services will be offering continuing education courses on advanced topics such as partnerships and corporations, trusts and estates, depreciation and other courses. 
Platinum Professional Services will be offering two test options starting November 1, 2010 to provide you with the tax knowledge needed to pass the IRS Competency exam .
And starting November 1, 2010 Platinum Professional Services will combined the Federal requirements and the CTEC requirements for the 2011/2012 continuing education so you can meet all your tax education needs.  
Our courses offer the following features: 
  • Immediate, online grading and feedback on tax course answers.
  • Your Certificate of Completion (Tax) and/or Proof of Completion (Notary) is e-mailed to you immediately following the successful completion of the course.
  • No need to mail or fax anything to us and absolutely no need to wait for your certificate to be mailed to you.

Lauren Zago                                                           
Platinum Professional Services
Latest Changes

  Tax Preparer  Changes

Platinum Professional ServicesAfter, Dec.31, 2010, you will not be able to prepare tax returns unless you apply for a PTIN (Preparer Tax Identification Number) from the IRS.  You may start applying September 1st 2010.  For more information regarding PTIN click the link below.

Stay ConnectedNetworking

As well as our Networking page we are now on Twitter and Facebook.  Check out our Facebook page and let us know if you like it.   Remember, Platinum Professional Services' Networking page gives you the capability to use our site to promote your own services as well as broaden your services. You will be able to promote your business to other visitors and users of this site. E-mail us at to add your name, business address and/or website, and email, to our online directory. Please Note: In order to have your business listing on our networking page, you must be a current client and certified by Platinum Professional Services.
Notary Services

Why not add Notary Services and create a new source of income for yourself?  Our online Notary Course is available for only $22.95.  Best of all, your Proof of Completion is emailed to you within minutes.
With deals this good, why not refer a friend?
Summer Special

Summer is HereSummer is here and lets celebrate with a special promotion.  Start your 2010-11 Continuing Tax Course today and receive $10.00 off and $5.00 off your Notary Education Course.  That's only $17.95 for each course, or refer a friend to our Qualifying Course and when they purchase their course, receive your Continuing Course or Notary course free of charge.  After you register, send us an email with promo code; summer or your friend's name and you will be credited the same day.  Offer expires August 31, 2010.
Contact Us

Mailing Address:
3020 Old Ranch Parkway
Seal Beach, CA 90740
Phone: 1-877-315-1772
Fax: 1-877-315-2725