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Hot Off The Press- IRS Competency Exam Subject Matter Update!

Wow!  It seems that the IRS went all out when creating the new exam that a registered tax return preparer must pass.  Basically, they made it a mini-Enrolled Agent exam, minus the small business material.  Check out the following link to see a complete list of the test material, "IRS Competency … [Read more...]

Latest & Greatest Registered Tax Return Preparer Regulations

So you wanna be a tax preparer?  Kind of sounds like a game show, eh?  All kidding aside, the IRS is continually getting closer and closer toward coming up with a solid game plan for an individual to follow in order to prepare taxes for compensation.  Like the tax code itself, their game plan … [Read more...]

IRS Fingerprinting For Registered Tax Preparers

This just in! Beginning in the Fall of 2011, the IRS will require that all registered tax return preparers submit their fingerprints to them so they can run a background check. Uh oh, it seems that all us convicted felons will be out of work. :-( Seriously now, a preparer will be able to submit … [Read more...]

Tax Classes and Other Myths Targeting PTIN Registered Tax Preparers?

The new IRS PTIN regulations require paid tax preparers to meet new IRS rules in order to practice as a professional tax preparers. The regulations are easy to understand and are being phased in incrementally. In spite of clear guidance by the IRS for PTIN tax preparers, there has been a … [Read more...]

IRS Form 1040 Questions

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