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More About Tax Preparation

CPAs, EAs, FATPs—the alphabet soup of income tax preparers’ nicknames and abbreviations is fully explained in the articles below. The differences between tax preparers can affect your Philadelphia tax preparation, so be sure to learn more about them below.

ONLINE TAX HELP


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


Connecting with a tax expert—a CPA, EA, or tax attorney—is as easy as logging onto your computer or picking up your smartphone. TurboTax Live connects you online with a tax expert who can answer your questions and help you take advantage of all the tax breaks
you deserve.

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CPA SPECIFICS


What is a CPA (Certified
Public Accountant)?


Only accountants licensed by the state are permitted to provide accounting services, including income tax preparation, to the public. These licensed professionals are certified public accountants (CPAs).

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FACTS ABOUT CPAs


How to Find a Good CPA for Your Taxes


A good CPA can identify the tax deductions you qualify for so you can realize your maximum tax savings. Ensuring the quality of a CPA is a simple matter of checking public information on the internet, including the CPA’s Preparer Tax Identification Number, and asking a few targeted questions when you interview a CPA on the phone.

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TAX ATTORNEY FACTS


Everything You Need to Know about
Tax Attorneys


An attorney whose practice centers on the interpretation of tax laws and IRS regulations is known as a tax attorney. These legal experts provide a range of tax services for individuals and businesses, including preparing their tax returns and filing them.

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ENROLLED AGENT OVERVIEW


What is an Enrolled Agent for Taxes?


Enrolled agents are tax professionals who enjoy “unlimited practice rights” in their dealings with the IRS. This means they are permitted to prepare and file returns for individuals, businesses, and organizations, and to represent their clients in proceedings before the IRS.

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UNDERSTANDING TAX ACCOUNTANTS


What is a Tax Accountant?


Tax accountants focus on tax laws and IRS regulations so they can identify tax breaks for their clients and help them save money at tax time. A tax accountant can complete a client’s tax forms, schedules, and statements and even file their
tax returns.

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Expert tax assistance without leaving your Philadelphia home
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