Issue Spotlight - Charging Contingent Fees for Tax Services
Oct. Tax Section News article regarding contingent fees for tax services.
Published on October 31, 2014
Congressional Committee Checks In on Registered Tax Preparer Program
While tax professional communities offered diverging opinions of the registered tax return preparer (RTRP) program to a congressional subcommittee, all agreed on one thing—the IRS made a significant effort to listen.
Published on July 28, 2011
Complete Rules for the IRSs Voluntary Return Preparer Certification Program Are Released
The IRS published guidance introducing its new, voluntary Annual Filing Season Program, which permits tax preparers who are not CPAs, attorneys, or enrolled agents to complete tax education requirements and receive a certificate
Published on June 30, 2014
IRS Finalizes Circular 230 Regulations
The IRS issued final regulations May 31 implementing components of its initiative to register and regulate all paid tax return preparers.
Published on May 31, 2011
IRS Exempts CPA-Supervised Nonsigners From New Preparer Rules
The IRS released guidance on the implementation of new regulations governing tax return preparers, and provided an exception to its return preparer regulation plan for nonsigning preparers supervised by a CPA, attorney, enrolled agent or other Circular 230 practitioner.
Published on December 30, 2010
March 23, 2012 Tax E-alert Top News, Individual Filing, Voice for the Tax Profession and more
...Retirement Plan Fees, Form 8938, 179 Deduction Limit for Certain S Corporations,vSmall Businesses Offer Retirement Plans, Decanting, Tax Reform Task Force Established, Doing the Right Thing…When Tax Ethics Get Murky, Worker Classification. 2012 Tax Education Program A Note from AICPA’s Member Services Director
Published on March 26, 2012
IRS Issues Guidance on Fingerprinting, Other Registered Tax Return Preparer Details
The IRS provided more details September 22 of its still-developing requirements for all paid tax return preparers to be registered and undergo a background check, to include fingerprinting.
Published on September 22, 2011
IRS Preparer Registration Plan Moves Forward
The IRS issued proposed regulations that would put into place many of the parts of its plan to register and regulate tax return preparers.
Published on August 19, 2010
04-19-2013TaxE-Alert Updates on Presidential Budget Tax Reform, AICPA Testimony on House and Senate Tax Proposals, Tax S...
Published on December 20, 2013
05-10-2013TaxEalertAICPA Addressing Challenging Tax Season, Client Reminders in the Tax Toolkit, Social Media for CPAs o...
Published on November 19, 2014