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Exam: MD Registered Tax Return Preparer
MD Registered Tax Return Preparer  (180 minutes)  
Fee Cost($)
Exam Fee 78.00
Retake Fee Cost($)
Exam Fee 78.00
Other Information
  • You can take this test on Computer.
  • This is an open book test.
  • Reschedule 2 days in advance before 5:00 PM Pacific Standard Time.
  • Cancel 2 days in advance before 5:00 PM Pacific Standard Time.
  • Schedule 1 day in advance before 4:00 PM Pacific Standard Time.
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