Getting Started on the PFS Credential - Experience

Now, let's look at the Experience Requirement for the PFS credential.

1) Do you have the equivalent of 2 years of full-time PFP-related experience (3,000 hours) within the last 5 years?


2) PFP-related experience should pertain to the PFP Body of Knowledge as outlined in the PFS Credential Application Kit.

Your experience can include up to 1,000 hours of tax compliance experience.

3) Do you have the required amount of experience for the credential?


Join the PFP Section

You will have access to resources that will:

  • Provide education on current issues
  • Help you make decisions about your practice
  • Improve your communications with your members
  • Provide discounts for the exam and exam preparation material (in addition to CPE and conference discounts)
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When you do apply for the credential, you will continue to have access to these resources.

As a section member, when you apply for the credential, the unused portion of your section dues are applied against your credential fee.

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