About The Tax School

National Tax Training School


NTTS – founded 1952 – is the oldest and foremost specialized distance education tax school and offers the most complete accredited tax course that was especially prepared for home study.

National Tax Training School is a distance education institution solely dedicated to training its students in US federal taxation, providing quality education that meets the needs of the student in preparing them in the field of tax return preparation.

Accredited Member, Distance Education and Training Council (DETC)


Accredited by Distance Education and Training Council DETC National Tax Training School is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the DETC, Washington D.C. www.detc.org NTTS was initially accredited in 1965 and has maintained this prestigious accreditation ever since.

To be accredited, each school must open its doors to a thorough inspection by an outside examining committee, supply all information required by the commission and subject its instructional material and teaching methods to a thorough review by highly qualified subject matter specialists. To retain this accreditation, this inspection and review process is repeated every five years.

This Nationally Accredited Commission is officially recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as the “nationally recognized accrediting agency” for home study under terms of Public Law.

Our tax school is proud to be included in this honor roll of the country’s finest home study institutions.

Recognized by the National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS) – University of the State of New York

recommended for college transfer creditsNational Tax Training School’s courses have been evaluated and recommended for college transfer credits at more than 1,500 accredited colleges and universities across the U.S. by NCCRS. NCCRS lists 1,500+ participating schools willing to award credits based on these recommendations.

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Approved by The IRS as a Continuing Education Provider

Approved by The IRSNational Tax Training School is approved by The Internal Revenue Service as a continuing education provider for tax preparers and Enrolled Agents.

IRS approval provider number: 3P9RV



Approved by The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs

Approved by The VA National Tax Training School is fully approved by the Department of Military and Veterans Affairs for the training of veterans and other eligible persons nationally.

We are sponsors of educational programs which are offered by DANTES to members of the armed services.


Approved for the Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program

Approved for MyCAANational Tax Training School is an approved school for the Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) program

With MyCAA, military spouses can receive up to $4,000 in financial assistance for licenses, certificates, certifications or Associates Degrees (Excluding General Studies and Liberal Arts) necessary for gainful employment in high demand, high growth portable career fields.

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Approved by The NJ Department of Education

Approved by The NJ Department of EducationNational Tax Training School is located in NJ and The New Jersey Department of Education has granted us a Certificate of Approval to operate a private vocational school. Our student body includes students from all 50 states and many foreign countries as well.

We are nationally accredited by DETC (see above).

Approved by The California Tax Education Council

Approved by CTECTax preparers in the state of California are required to be licensed. NATIONAL TAX TRAINING SCHOOL is approved by the California Tax Education Council as a provider for Qualifying and Continuing Education training that meets the CA requirements.
Our CTEC Provider Number is 1025 (QE – Distance)

Certified Financial PlannerSponsor of Continuing Education for Certified Financial Planners (CFP)

National Tax Training School is recognized by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards as a qualified sponsor of continuing education.

Meets training requirements for ACA membership.Meets training requirements for ACA® Membership

ACA® (Alliance of Cambridge Advisors) requires new members without a tax background to take a tax course prior to attending the Group Instruction. National Tax Training School’s  Federal Income Tax Course meets this requirement.

Accredited Business by the Better Business Bureau®

Meets the Better Business Bureau accreditation standards.National Tax Training School meets the Better Business Bureau accreditation standards.

The NTTS training program has been employed by the Vocational rehabilitation agencies of many states for rehabilitative training purposes. NTTS texts are used by some of the nation’s most prominent CPA firms for the pre-tax season training of staff members.