Get Your IRS 

Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP) Credential
The Fun and Profitable Way.  PRONTO!

  • Save BIG when you bundle your courses to earn your AFSP credential.

  • Trusted and Enjoyed by thousands of tax professionals since 2011. Proven track record!

  • Created by Actively Working Tax Pros. Who creates these other courses? Are they actively working tax pros who do tax returns for real clients?  ?

  • The Ultimate Convenience. No missed classes.  Learn anywhere, anytime, at your own pace.


Find a plan that’s right for you:

Both options come with a rock solid 14-Day Money-Back Guarantee 

(except if your hours have already been reported to the IRS).

(For California tax preparers, our 20 Hour CTEC course includes the AFSP credential hours, so that would be the course for you, FYI!)

The One-Time Purchase



charged one-time

Best Choice for Tax Pros Seeking an Efficient, High-Quality, Low-Cost IRS AFSP Hours Online Tax Course Solution

  • IRS Approved Course

  • Not Ridiculously Boring!  (Warning: you may actually enjoy your CE this year!)

  • Satisfies Your 18 Hours of Credit so Obtain the AFSP Credential for 2022

  • All the Tax Updates You Need to Know

  • 120 Days of 24/7 Online Course Access

  • Printable PDF of Course Textbook

  • Instant Online Scoring

  • Fast Response Email & Phone Support

  • Hours Reported Within 10 Minutes of Course Completion (average)

  • Email Notification to You When Hours Are Reported

  • Created By Tax Pros For Tax Pros

  • Detailed, Step-by-Step Instructions of How to Get the AFSP Credential

The Forever Edition



auto-charged once

per year, cancel anytime

Best Choice for Tax Pros Seeking to Gain an Advantage Over Your Competitors and Thrive in the New Era of Tax While Satisfying Annual IRS AFSP Hours

  • Everything You Get in the One-Time Purchase, Plus:

  • Your Course Access Never Expires, Access Anytime!

  • Lock-In Today's Price Forever (same price every year as long as you maintain your card on-file)

  • Subscription Auto-Renews Once Per Year (August 1)

  • Cancel Anytime, Never Any Obligation to Renew

  • Multiple Course Version Updates Throughout the Year

  • The Famous "Right-Before-Tax-Season Newsletter" with All the Last Minute Changes

  • Printable Review & Exam Questions

  • Exclusive Video Training

  • Exclusive Live Q & A Sessions Hosted by Course Creator Andy Frye

  • Other Surprise Goodies TBD!  We Add More Forever Edition Bonuses Throughout the Year Based on Requests from Members

See what our AFSP Members have to say:

Over 1,000 Real Customer Reviews (Average 4.7 out of 5 stars)

Pronto you are the BEST! Thank you for another great course!

Franchesca Ross

I really enjoy this online course.  I can go at my pace and leisure.  Good study materials provided makes studying and taking the exam enjoyable.

Karensue Matthews

Good class and test for the money! 

Mary Gayle Bratsch

I though it was entertaining to read the text book and the attached videos and articles. Overall the course is well put together. I enjoyed refreshing my knowledge.

Yvonne Jurarim

This is the BEST AFTR course I have ever taken. They make it fun and keep it light hearted while going in detail on everything WITHOUT the boring, mind numbing, usual way. Loved it!

Amber Peitzmeier


Diane Barbato

Meet Your Instructor:


– Founder and CEO, Pronto Tax School, Inc.

Andrew Freiburghouse, known as Andy Frye in "Tax World," is a tax consultant and Enrolled Agent (E.A.) licensed to represent taxpayers before all levels of the IRS.


Andy started his tax career as a tax preparer at Pronto Income Tax of California, Inc., a third-generation family business with multiple locations based in Southern California.


After preparing more than 10,000 tax returns and developing extensive employee training programs within his family business, Andy founded Pronto Tax School, Inc., an online training company that educates and empowers tax professionals and taxpayers nationwide.


Pronto Tax School is an IRS-approved education provider that offers credentialing and continuing education certificate programs, as well as career advancement and business development training.


Andy is a graduate of Santa Clara University, the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program, and The School of Tax Business Hard Knocks.

Watch How Easy It Is to Use Our Online Course System:

Why We Recommend the Forever Edition:

If you plan to continue being an AFSP tax preparer, we do recommend the Forever Edition Membership.  That Membership allows us to give you a lot more value, at a lower price, while locking your price for life.  You can cancel anytime and there is never any obligation to renew.


Every growing business at some point faces a choice: you can either focus on being the cheapest, or you can focus on being the best.  We have made our choice (Option #2) and we will continue to invest extensive resources into improving our products and services every single year, because we know that's what our Members need from us. 


The Forever Edition allows us to keep improving this product, without raising prices on our loyal AFSP Members who use this course every year.


Forever Edition Members are the rock upon which Pronto Tax School is built.  We greatly appreciate your support of our efforts to make sure ALL tax preparers have access to high quality, low cost tax trainings that makes your life as a tax pro easier and more profitable. 


Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about this course:

Is the AFSP mandatory?

What are the benefits of obtaining this AFSP credential?

What is included in this AFSP Course?

I don't want any recurring charge on my credit card.

I logged into my course and I don't see all the extra stuff listed under the Forever Edition Membership?  Live Q & A sessions, etc.

In order to provide you with the most updated information, much of the material comes out closer to tax season.  As a Forever Edition Member, you'll receive notifications when new Forever Edition Bonuses are posted.  And, since your course access doesn't expire, you can log in at anytime to view those additional bonus trainings!

You mention that the Forever Edition Membership includes "multiple course version" updates.  What does that mean?

How can I contact Pronto before I buy or if I need help?

We support Members primarily via fast response email support.  You can ask questions or get support by emailing  Every email you send creates a 'ticket' on our system that must be resolved and this makes sure that we take care of every single need that you have.  We also conduct phone support at 310-422-1283 and you can also send a text message to that number.

How do I know if I already have a Forever Edition Membership?

If you already have a Forever Edition Membership from a previous year, our system won't allow you to buy it again; the system will tell you that you're already enrolled.  To check your membership status, click here to log in to your Pronto Tax School Account.  If you see a course in your Dashboard called "Forever Edition Bonuses," you're already a Forever Edition Member.  You don't need to buy or do anything, your new course will just automatically show up in your account on August 1.

Why should I choose the Pronto Tax School AFSP Course over other AFSP courses?

Can I take your IRS-approved AFSP tax course online?

Is completing this course the only thing I need to do to obtain my AFSP credential?

Do you provide a Spanish version of the course?

What if I need a refund?

How do I cancel my Forever Edition Membership?

Can I upgrade to the Forever Edition if I purchase the One Time now?

Do I need to take this course if I'm in California?

No, if you are based in California, you will need to take our annual 20 Hour CTEC course, which includes getting your AFSP credential.  Make sure you're aware of any state-specific requirements for your state, before you take this course.  Feel free to email if you have questions or need help.

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