Free tax training courses are available online, such as Link & Learn Taxes from the Internal Revenue Service and the IRS Tax Training Question Bank course from Platinum Professional Services. The Tax College, an IRS-approved continuing education provider, offers a free online course to help individuals start tax preparation businesses.
Link & Learn Taxes is the set of IRS interactive Web-based certification courses that prepares volunteers to serve in the Tax Counseling for the Elderly and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance programs. Individuals who take the Platinum Professional Services tax training test can review the course at any time and obtain responses about questions they answer incorrectly. Tax professionals author the free Internet course that the Tax College offers.