How do you become a Tax Preparer? While you will not need an advanced degree or be required to pass a difficult examination, becoming a tax preparer will require hard work and dedication. Currently, the compilation of tax laws, treasury regulations, and treasury rulings incorporates over 73,000 pages of content. This guide focuses on what you need to know to get started in the tax preparation industry. We designed this course with you in mind. Utilizing the experience of Enrolled Agents, CPAs, and former IRS employees, we developed this course to provide you with a solid foundation of tax knowledge and the essentials for starting a successful career as a tax professional.