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What is a CPA (certified public accountant)?
Some accountants work inside businesses, some work for accounting firms, and some offer their accountancy services to members of the public. Those who provide accounting services—including income tax preparation—to the public must be licensed by the particular states or territories where they ply their trade. These individuals are certified public accountants, often referred
to as CPAs.
CONCERNING EAs AND CPAs
EA vs. CPA tax professionals:
CPAs and EAs both are experts in tax preparation and filing, but there are important differences between them. See the article below to find out which one might be better for you.
How to find a good CPA for
There are easy ways to identify a good CPA for doing your taxes. These include checking public records regarding their CPA license and their Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN). You can also ask them up front about their specialties, fees, and experience.
4 types of tax preparers
There are four basic kinds of income tax professionals: certified public accountants, known as CPAs; enrolled agents, often referred to as EAs; tax attorneys, who are tax law experts; and non-credentialed preparers. Here's a brief overview of how they differ from
What is an enrolled agent
The IRS permits only certain tax professionals to represent clients before the agency. These include CPAs, tax attorneys, and enrolled agents—also known as EAs. Many EAs are former IRS employees with many years of tax preparation knowledge. Enrolled agents enjoy “unlimited practice rights,” signifying that they can represent all kinds of taxpayers, including individuals, organizations, and businesses, in IRS proceedings,
TAX ACCOUNTANT OVERVIEW
What is a tax accountant?
Accountants specializing in the preparation of federal, state, and local taxes are known as tax accountants. These individuals are experts in the laws and regulations pertaining to the calculation of individual and business taxes. Tax accountants can offer tax advice, provide tax planning, and prepare, sign, and file tax returns for
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