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Tax Preparers

The IRS Is Hard to Reach But Help Is Available

Mark Steber | Posted 04.26.2014 | Business
Mark Steber

Did you know the final weeks of tax season is historically the busiest time for taxpayers trying to contact the IRS? Bad as it is now, it will only get worse each day closer to April 15th.

How to Find a Dependable Tax Preparer This Tax Season

Mark Steber | Posted 03.24.2013 | Business
Mark Steber

Selecting a tax preparer is a very important decision that you should be happy with. After all, for most Americans the annual income tax return is the single largest financial transaction they have each and every year.

IRS Loses Lawsuit To Make Its Life Easier

AP | By MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 03.21.2013 | Business

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday barred the IRS from imposing a series of new regulations, including a competency exam, on hundred...

SomeTax Preparers Are Fudging Clients' Income In Aim To Jack Up Fees

Reuters | Posted 06.26.2012 | Business

By David Cay Johnston NEW YORK, April 26 (Reuters) - Each year the Internal Revenue Service receives tax returns that ...

IRS Likely To Be Hit With Lawsuit

AP | MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 05.12.2012 | Business

McLEAN, Va. — After three decades as a part-time tax preparer, 80-year-old Elmer Kilian of Eagle, Wis., is concerned that new IRS regulations ma...

IRS To Regulate Tax Preparers

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The IRS plans to require tax preparers to pass a test and register with the government to better police a largely unregulated indus...