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IRS Return Preparer Initiative

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The IRS Return Preparer Initiative was an effort by the Internal Revenue Service ( IRS) to regulate the tax return preparation industry ... Prior to the IRS Return Preparer Initiative, anyone could e...

IRS Statement on Court Ruling Related to Return Preparers

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Jan 29, 2016 ... Taxpayer reliance on paid tax return preparers and effective tax ... The ruling does not affect the regulatory practice requirements for CPAs, ...

Regulation of Tax Return Preparers - The Tax Adviser

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The IRS should implement a general requirement that tax return preparers register with .... In Example 1, the facts show that the employee does not exercise any ...

Appeals Court: IRS Lacks Authority to Regulate Preparers ...

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Feb 16, 2016 ... Only certain tax return preparers, including CPAs, enrolled agents, and tax ... the circuit court judges believed preparers do not represent the taxpayer. ... aren't “ practicing” before the IRS, so the agency can't regulate them.

Hearing on New IRS Paid Tax Return Preparer Program - Ways and ...

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I also believe that regulating tax preparers will enhanced tax compliance. .... For example, IRS said it will send letters to taxpayers whose returns were not signed  ...

AICPA expresses concerns about tax return preparer legislation

www.journalofaccountancy.com/news/2015/sep/tax-return-preparer-legislation-201513013.html

Sep 15, 2015 ... In 2014, the IRS's attempts to regulate paid tax return preparers ... the public that the IRS does not endorse any particular tax return preparer.”.

IRS regulation of tax return preparers struck down

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The IRS based its authority to regulate tax return preparers on 31 U.S.C. ... would not be harmed by the request; and (4) that suspending the injunction will serve ...

IRS Lacks Authority to Regulate Tax Preparers, Court Says ...

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Feb 11, 2014 ... Today's ruling “is a major victory not just for tax preparers but for ... assists the taxpayer, but the tax-return preparer does not represent the ...

How to Select an Income Tax Return Preparer - ftb.ca.gov

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Tax evasion is a crime which can be punishable by ... Registers California tax preparers not otherwise regulated. ... IRS Return Preparer Office of Enrollment.

IRS Tax Preparers - Institute for Justice

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And taxpayers—not the IRS—should be the ones who decide who prepares their taxes. ... Today, three independent tax-return preparers' victory over the IRS became final, .... IRS Stopped 'Dead In Its Tracks' In Efforts To Regulate Tax Preparers ... of compliance will fall most heavily on independent tax return preparers and ...

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Tax preparers revolt over IRS regulations | TheHill

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Dec 7, 2015 ... The legislation would require professional tax return preparers to submit ... the IRS to over-regulate professional, credentialed tax return preparers ... that applies exclusively to prepares that are not licensed by the states. ... I can't support a flat tax or vote for any congressional or senate candidate who does...

Congress May Give IRS Authority To License Tax Preparers - Forbes

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Sep 14, 2015 ... With tax season just a few months away, Congress is considering giving the IRS the authority to regulate tax preparers. ... Committee Member Ron Wyden (D-OR), will mark up an original bipartisan bill that will, ... be allowed to prepare tax returns without oversight but a long time tax preparer would not), ...

Congress Moves Towards Granting IRS Authority To License Tax ...

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Dec 1, 2015 ... Under the proposed bill, tax return preparers would be required to ... Today, however, there are no minimum standards to stipulate who can charge for ... to regulate tax preparers (as announced by former IRS Commissioner ...