Preparing for the ERPA-Special Enrollment Examination
In preparing for the ERPA-SEE, candidates may refer to the Internal Revenue Code, Circular 230, IRS publications, as well as IRS tax forms and accompanying instructions which can be found on the IRS Website. AIRE has provided the ERPA-SEE syllabus which includes an overview of the parts of the ERPA-SEE, topics on each of the examination parts and corresponding learning objectives.
Important: For the 2013 ERPA-SEE program year, all references on the examination are to the Internal Revenue Code, as amended through December 31, 2011.
The ERISA Outline Book by Sal L. Tripodi, APM, J.D., LL.M., is recommended as the reference text for the ERPA-Special Enrollment Examination. Contact AIRE at www.airellc.org for additional information. (Access to the online edition of The ERISA Outline Book is sold as a 12 month subscription basis; new edition (print and online) is available March/April of every year.)
AIRE has also developed additional resources to assist candidates preparing for the ERPA-SEE. For more information please visit www.airellc.org.
ERPA Practice Examinations
New Practice Exams Available!
Practice examinations for Parts I and II of the ERPA-SEE are available. Each practice examination is a downloadable PDF which contains 75 questions, along with an answer key, to help candidates prepare for the respective ERPA exam parts. Each sold separately. Contact AIRE at www.airellc.org for additional information.
ERPA-SEE Expanded Syllabus
Updated with cite references to the 2011 edition of The ERISA Outline Book
AIRE provides an ERPA-SEE Expanded Syllabus to highlight readings in the recommended ERPA text, The ERISA Outline Book
. The ERPA-SEE Expanded Syllabus is divided by topics with each topic containing learning objectives, examination topic weightings, recommended reading with cite references to The ERISA Outline Book
, and sample topic test questions. It will serve as a guide and direct you to which information to study for the ERPA-SEE. Contact AIRE at www.airellc.org
for additional information.
ERPA Review Sessions (Webcourses)
AIRE offers two review courses – one review course for each ERPA examination part. The webcourses are offered via a streaming download over the Internet. The review sessions are designed to address the most challenging topics covered on corresponding ERPA examination parts. Each of the two review courses is broken into approximate five one-hour online learning sessions by grouping two to three topics together for a total of five hours of review for each course. Candidates can purchase review courses separately in segments or purchase the entire review course. Discounts are offered for course set purchases. Access is provided for 6 months from the purchase date. Contact AIRE at www.airellc.org for additional information.