Wiley Launches PasstheTaxExam.com to Assist Over 300K Tax Preparers Comply with the New IRS Regulati

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Wiley LaunchesPasstheTaxExam.comto Assist Over 300K Tax Preparers Comply with the New IRS Regulations

HOBOKEN, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- John Wiley & Sons, Inc., announced today the launch of PasstheTaxExam.com an online platform that will provide RTRP candidates with review guides, practice software, study tips, and exam resources. The website will vend Wiley's top-rated guide WileyRegistered Tax Return Preparer ExamReview 2012 (ISBN: 978-0-470-90561-6) authored by The Tax Institute at H&R Block. The 536-page RTRP Study Guide provides the advice and practice you need to pass the IRS Registered Tax Return Preparer Competency Exam. This guide arms preparers with a solid foundation on the subject of taxes, and the preparation of an accurate and complete income tax return. It also includes test-taking tips from the experts.

"Staffed with CPAs, EAs, attorneys and former IRS agents, The Tax Institute is uniquely positioned to provide ongoing support to H&R Block's 90,000-plus tax professionals as well as the industry," said Kathy Pickering, executive director of The Tax Institute at H&R Block. "Having worked directly with countless tax professionals and product developers on ongoing education and client-focused issues, The Tax Institute is happy to be part of the study guide and test prep to ensure industry-wide tax and ethical compliance."


PasstheTaxExam.com will also offer access to RTRPTestBank.com --an Online Test Bank of 1000+ multiple choice questions that will allow users to create unlimited practice exams and custom quizzes in a format similar to the actual exam. Candidates will be able to purchase subscriptions to RTRPTestBank.com, start a free trial, extend access, manage their account profiles, view exam and product FAQs and sign up for Wiley's RTRP Exam Review e-newsletter.

David Pugh, VP and Publisher, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., said "We are thrilled at the reception this product has received in the market to date -- the reviews have been outstanding with preparers acknowledging the quality and value of the product and its efficacy in helping them prepare for this exam."

PasstheTaxExam.com will also incorporate and extend existing social media communities including @PasstheTaxExam and Facebook/PasstheTaxExam.

About Wiley

Founded in 1807, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. has been a valued source of information and understanding for more than 200 years, helping people around the world meet their needs and fulfill their aspirations. Wiley and its acquired companies have published the works of more than 450 Nobel laureates in all categories: Literature, Economics, Physiology or Medicine, Physics, Chemistry, and Peace.

Our core businesses publish scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services; professional/trade books, subscription products, training materials, and online applications and Web sites; and educational materials for undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners. Wiley's global headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Canada, and Australia. The Company's Web site can be accessed at http://www.wiley.com. The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols JWa and JWb.

About The Tax Institute

The Tax Institute at H&R Block is the go-to source for objective insights on federal and state tax laws affecting the individual. The Institute provides information and analysis on the real-world implications of tax policy and tax proposals to individuals, policymakers, journalists, tax policy experts and tax preparers. The Tax Institute provides clear and objective analysis from our team of experienced tax policy specialists that is up-to-date and tailored to each inquiry. The Tax Institute does not advocate for changes in tax policy .The Tax Institute draws from the expertise of credentialed tax policy specialists including CPAs, Enrolled Agents, attorneys and former IRS agents with years of experience and access to H&R Block's extensive national network of industry experts and data. The Tax Institute provides practical and up-to-date information on complex tax issues in plain language.



WILEY
Evelyn Martinez, 201-748-6358
emartinez@wiley.com
or
The Tax Institute
Gene King, 816-854-4287
gene.king@hrblock.com

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