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More about tax preparation
CPAs, EAs, FATPs—the alphabet soup
of income tax preparers’ nicknames and abbreviations is fully explained
articles below. Tax preparers, including Philadelphia CPAs and EAs, help you prepare and file your taxes for you, so be sure to learn more about them in the informational articles below.
PROFILES OF EAs AND CPAs
EA vs. CPA Tax Professionals: What’s
In search of someone to help you prepare your income taxes to minimize your tax liability? Among the best-known experts are certified public accountants and enrolled agents. To find out how each one matches up with your needs, read on.
What is a CPA (Certified
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).
FACTS ABOUT CPAs
How to Find a Good CPA for
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.
TAX ATTORNEY FACTS
Everything You Need to Know about
a Tax Attorney
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.
ENROLLED AGENT OVERVIEW
What is an enrolled agent
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.
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
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