Course type: Self-Study, Online
Designation Earned: Certified Payment Reporting Specialist (CPRS)
Registration fee: $795 per learner (Member discounts of 10%-20% apply.)
Designed for: The Payment Reporting Specialist (CPRS) Certification Program is designed for those whose responsibilities include accurate and IRS-compliant payment reporting.
Accurate payment reporting is a critical function in AP, and earning certification in this area of accounts payable demonstrates to your employer that you are dedicated to achieving 100% compliance. Employees who have earned the CPRS designation can play a key role in ensuring accurate reporting and fine avoidance - improving the bottom line and increasing your value to the organization.
Marianne Couch, JD
Principal, Cokala Tax Information Reporting Solutions, LLC
Marianne Couch, JD, a co-founder of the Cokala Tax Group, is an advisor on U.S. federal and state tax information reporting compliance. She is a frequent lecturer at major tax conferences and the author of the Master Guide to Form 1099 Compliance and numerous published articles. She served for many years as Research Director of Balance Consulting, and chaired special training and advisory services provided to large organizations and academic and nonprofit institutions. She is a former member of the IRS Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC), where she served as Chair of the IRPAC Subcommittee on Small Business and Self-Employed (SBSE) tax issues. Earlier, Marianne served as a Research Attorney for the Michigan Court of Appeals.