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What is an enrolled agent
The IRS authorizes only certain, credentialed tax professionals to represent taxpayers before the agency. These include tax attorneys, CPAs, and enrolled agents, or EAs. EAs must pass a 3-part exam on tax rules and IRS procedures or have experience as a former IRS employee, keep up to date with continuing education, and meet strict ethical standards. EAs then can handle all tax matters, including filing
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Seeking help with your income taxes? Both certified public accountants and enrolled agents are income tax experts. Each brings different backgrounds and strengths to the table. Consult the article below to learn about the differences to see how they can
What is a CPA (certified
Only highly credentialed accounting professionals are licensed to offer accounting services—including tax preparation. These are certified public accountants, or CPAs. Learn more about what a CPA and how one can
ABOUT TAX PROFESSIONALS
What is a tax professional?
A person who charges you a fee to prepare your income taxes can be regarded as a tax professional. Certain credentialed tax professionals are allowed by the IRS to represent you before the agency on tax matters. These include tax attorneys, certified public accountants, and enrolled agents.
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What is a tax preparer?
There are several kinds of tax preparers, and it pays to know the differences between them. Some, like CPAs and EAs, are credentialed by third parties. Others are not. All tax preparers can calculate your income tax, but only some are authorized to represent you before the IRS in case of
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When searching for a good certified public accountant (CPA) you can check a prospective CPA’s Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) and state license online. When you speak to the CPA, ask about their experience, fees, and other items covered in the
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