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Internal Revenue Service Still Trying to Regulate Tax Preparers

irs_logoMost of us are familiar with the IRS’ attempt to license tax preparers. First was the PTIN system, then the defunct RTRP program which was overturned in court back in 2013. Since then the IRS has implemented the voluntary Annual Filing Season Program which asks Tax Preparers to take Continuing Education courses as well as take a comprehensive final exam. The IRS is continuing to push for more regulation and eventual licensing of tax preparers. Click on the link below to find out what the IRS is doing to move this legislation along.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/2015/09/14/congress-may-give-irs-authority-to-regulate-tax-preparers/