Accounting and Tax Services
Jan 06

Paid Tax Return Preparers

IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman offered taxpayers the following recommendations when selecting a tax return preparer: (1) avoid preparers who claim they can obtain larger refunds than others or who base their fees on a percentage of the refund; (2) use a reputable tax professional who signs the tax return and provides a copy; (3) check the preparer's credentials—only attorneys, CPAs, and enrolled agents can represent taxpayers before the IRS in all matters, including audits, collection and appeals; and (4) find out if the preparer is affiliated with a professional organization that provides continuing education and holds members to a code of ethics.

Couldn’t have said it better myself. Don’t forget I’m on twitter and like this blog, I try to post something daily. Here is the link:

About Reed Tinsley, CPA

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