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More About Tax Preparation

Take a look at the following articles to find out about the differences between tax preparers and how those differences can affect Boston tax preparation.

OVERVIEW OF EAs


What is an Enrolled Agent for Taxes?


Enrolled agents (EAs) are income tax experts who have been granted “unlimited practice rights” by the Internal Revenue Service. This designation means enrolled agents are approved to prepare tax returns and file them not only for individuals, but also for businesses and other organizations, and represent tax filers in dealings with the IRS, including tax audits.

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OVERVIEW OF CPAs


What is a CPA (Certified
Public Accountant)?


Certain accountants are legally allowed to perform accounting services, such as tax preparation, for members of the public. These accountants are known as certified public accountants (CPAs). CPAs are licensed by the state after being credentialed and meeting standards of experience and ethics.

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TURBOTAX LIVE CPAs


TurboTax Live Offers CPAs to Answer Your Tax Questions and File Your Taxes


At the click of a button, you can connect with a credentialed tax expert—CPA, enrolled agent, or tax attorney—to get personal assistance with your taxes via one-way video chat with TurboTax Live, for an easy way to file your taxes
with confidence.

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TAX PROFESSIONAL OVERVIEW


What is a Tax Professional?


Many people prepare federal and state income tax returns for a fee, but only a select number are authorized to represent their clients in matters before the IRS. These select tax preparers are known as Federally Authorized Tax Practitioners (FATPs). Find out more about tax professionals here.

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TAX ACCOUNTANT GUIDE


What is a Tax Professional?


Boston accountancy is a broad field that can be broken down into various segments, including payroll, cost, and forensic accounting. One important specialty involves the application of tax laws and rules to individuals and businesses. Experts in this specialty are commonly referred to as tax accountants. Tax accountants provide guidance in many areas, including preparing and
filing taxes.

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TAX DOCUMENT OVERVIEW


What Documents Do I Need to Bring to My
Tax Preparer?


Your income tax return is the essential tax document required by the IRS, but it’s not the only one. Income statements like the W-2 or 1099 are also important. So are documents supporting claims of tax credits and deductions. Examine this list of documents you might need to assemble for your tax preparer.

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