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More About Tax Preparation

Different tax preparation experts, including Sacramento CPAs, each can help you with your Sacramento tax situation. See the articles below to appreciate how different tax preparers can help you file your taxes.

CONSIDERING A TAX ACCOUNTANT


What is a Tax Accountant?


While most accountants are employed by businesses and concentrate on areas like cost accounting, payroll accounting, and even forensic accounting, some accountants specialize in tax accounting. These tax accountants stay current on tax policy, IRS rules, and state and local regulations. They apply this specialized knowledge to preparing tax returns for businesses and individuals. For details, see the
accompanying article.

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TAX PREPARER INFORMATION


4 Types of Tax Preparers


There are differences between the types of income tax preparers—matters of education, experience, and credentialing. To find out more and determine which type of tax preparer is right for you, see the complete article.

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LEARNING ABOUT CPAs AND EAs


EA vs. CPA Tax Professionals: What’s the Difference?


Need to learn the similarities and differences between enrolled agents and certified public accountants? The accompanying article spells out the strengths, backgrounds, and specialties of each one so know how they can help you prepare and file your taxes.

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ENROLLED AGENT FACTS


What is an Enrolled Agent for Taxes?


Of the three kinds of Federally Authorized Tax Practitioners (FATPs)—tax attorneys, CPAs, and enrolled agents (EAs)—probably the least known are the enrolled agents or EAs. Many of them formerly worked for the IRS. They must pass a special examination that covers tax law, the resulting rules, and various IRS procedures. To find out more about EAs and why they can be especially useful as tax preparers, see the full article.

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TAX PROFESSIONAL PRIMER


What is a Tax Professional?


Tax professionals are individuals who have the knowledge, credentials, and hands-on experience to assist their clients in the preparation of their taxes. Most tax professionals stay current on the ever-changing laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to the filing of taxes. Refer to the complete article to learn how various tax professionals can affect your tax return and the amount you owe or get back as a tax refund.

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CONSIDERING A CPA


How to Find a Good CPA for Your Taxes


All CPAs have been certified by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants for their accountancy skills and licensed by their state’s board of accountancy for their knowledge and ethics. See the article below for tips about making sure your CPA's credentials are up to date.

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