Accredited Tax Preparer (ATP): The ATP credential indicates that the holder specializes in preparing individual tax returns and possesses a deep understanding of tax laws, forms, and filing requirements. This credential demonstrates their ability to offer accurate and reliable tax preparation services to clients.
Accredited Business Advisor/ Accountant (ABA): The ABA credential signifies that the individual is skilled in providing accounting services to both individuals and businesses. It suggests that they have a strong foundation in accounting principles, financial analysis, taxation, and business consulting, making them a valuable resource for financial and business-related matters.
Accredited Tax Advisor (ATA): Holders of the ATA credential excel in managing complex tax planning issues. They are proficient in handling tax returns for individuals and various types of business entities, as well as fiduciaries, trusts, and estates. This credential also highlights their expertise in comprehensive tax planning, consulting, and ethical considerations.
Accredited Retirement Advisor (ARA): The ARA credential is tailored for professionals specializing in retirement planning and advisory services. Individuals with an ARA credential have extensive knowledge of retirement planning strategies, investment options, and retirement plan administration. This credential showcases their ability to guide clients effectively in preparing for their retirement goals.