Self-Study
Course
Forensic
Training

For the irs certifying acceptance agent

Learn how to identify the proper documents for ITIN applications and earn your Certifying
Acceptance Agent (CAA) designation

Beginning August 15, 2022, the IRS will impose a moratorium on the Acceptance Agent Program. The moratorium will last until Summer 2023 and, when lifted, a notification of rescission will be issued. The moratorium will allow for significant modernization efforts resulting in a more efficient application process. The overall timeframe to process properly submitted applications will change from months to weeks. While in place, Form 13551, Application to Participate in the IRS Acceptance Agent Program, will not be accepted. Read More…

$169.99

You will get your certificate 10 days after passing the exam.. Subject to additional charges for expedited shipping.

Self-Study
Course
Forensic
Training

For the irs certifying acceptance agent

Learn how to identify the proper documents for ITIN applications and earn your Certifying
Acceptance Agent (CAA) designation

Beginning August 15, 2022, the IRS will impose a moratorium on the Acceptance Agent Program. The moratorium will last until Summer 2023 and, when lifted, a notification of rescission will be issued. The moratorium will allow for significant modernization efforts resulting in a more efficient application process. The overall timeframe to process properly submitted applications will change from months to weeks. While in place, Form 13551, Application to Participate in the IRS Acceptance Agent Program, will not be accepted. Read More

$169.99

You will get your certificate 10 days after passing the exam.. Subject to additional charges for expedited shipping.

What will you learn in the Forensic Training course?

This online self-study course provides the skills to effectively identify the difference between authentic and fraudulent identification documents, such as passports, driver’s licenses, birth certificates, visas, national identification cards, US state and military identification cards.

TYPES OF FRAUD

Types of fraud in the US / Objects that can be forged / Fraud elements / Fraud detection model

IDENTIFICATION
DOCUMENTATION

Social Security Cards / Driver’s Licenses / United States Resident Cards / Passports / Visas

DOCUMENT SECURITY

Document security features, styles and key elements / Printing Techniques

What will you get?

The Forensic Training online course consists of study material, a digital book and a 50-question test. After passing the test, you will be provided with a physical certificate. This certificate is the one that you must mail to the IRS ITIN program office with your ITIN CAA 13551 application to participate in the IRS Acceptance Agent program.

Training for ITIN - CAA

Today, fraud in passports, visas, driver’s licenses and more, are very common and truly dangerous. Unfortunately, not many people can detect if a document is fake. With this course, you will learn to detect if a document is fraudulent or has been modified due to the misuse of it, using instruments, professional techniques and updated measures, which will allow you to practice in the forensic area without difficulty. More information on the official IRS website.

Learn how to identify the proper documents for ITIN applications and get designated as: Certifying Acceptance Agent (CAA)

The Certifying Acceptance Agent (CAA) is a person or entity (business or organization) that, pursuant to a written agreement with the IRS, is authorized to assist foreign individuals and other persons who do not meet the requirements for a Number Social Security, but they still need a Personal Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) to file their Form 1040 and other tax schedules. The Certifying Acceptance Agent (CAA) facilitates the application process, reviewing necessary documents, verifying identity, and submitting completed forms to the IRS.

Steps to obtain the CAA

CAA Certifying Acceptance Agent

Step 1

Fill out Form 13551 (PDF), Application to Participate in the IRS Agent Acceptance Program and attach the fingerprint card (if applicable). Download form 13551 here.

Step 2

Complete the Mandatory ITIN Acceptance Agent Training. Print and sign it. Download form here.

Step 3

Complete the Forensic Training and pass the test to obtain the certificate of completion.

Step 4

Gather documentation to send to the IRS: - Form 13551 along with your completed fingerprint card. - Mandatory Acceptance Agent Training Certification Statement Form. - Certificate of completion of forensic training.

Step 5

Send the documentation to the following address: Internal Revenue Service 3651 S. IH 35 Stop 6380 AUSC Austin, TX 78741

Step 6

Approval of the CAA application. The IRS will conduct background and tax compliance checks upon receipt of the application. All submitted documentation will be evaluated and the IRS will notify you.

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How long will it take to receive your certificate and how much will it cost?

7 days or more $0

From 4 to 5 days $15

From 2 to 3 days $25

From 24 to 48 hours $60