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Accountants can specialize in various areas—cost accounting, payroll accounting, and forensic accounting among them. Some accountants specialize in tax law and regulation. These are tax accountants. They can offer a variety of accounting services to individual taxpayers, small businesses, and many organizations. These services often include the preparation and filing of income
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Only accountants who are licensed by the state can provide services directly to the public. These are called certified public accounts, or CPAs. Identifying a high quality CPA is a matter of looking into public data online, such as the CPA’s license status and Preparer Tax Identification Number. It also helps to ask a few direct questions when you speak with
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The four basic kinds of tax preparers can all prepare a tax return, but there are differences between them. CPAs are licensed by the state, EAs are certified by the IRS, and tax attorneys are bar-certified. Some tax preparers are not credentialed by a third-party organization. They are non-credentialed preparers. Learn why these differences matter
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