IRS Commissioner Predicts Relief From Testing and Continuing Education for CPA-Supervised Nonsigning Preparers
The IRS will likely provide relief from testing and continuing education requirements for nonsigning tax preparers working under the supervision of a CPA or other federally authorized tax practitioner, such as an attorney or enrolled agent, in a CPA or other professional firm, IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman said October 26.
Published on October 26, 2010
IRS Proposes Changes to Circular 230 Rules Governing Written Tax Advice
The IRS released proposed regulations that would eliminate the complex rules in Circular 230 governing covered opinions.
Published on September 14, 2012
June 14, 2011 Tax E-alert IRS Releases Final Circular 230 Revisions
This newsletter contains information regarding: Circular 230 Revisions, Organizations that Have Lost Tax-Exempt Status, IRS Invites Preparers to Participate in Job Analysis Survey.
Published on February 28, 2012
Tax Ethics & Professional Standards
This page provides guidance and information on tax ethics & professional standards for tax practice, as well as practice aids and resources to help members elevate their practices and maintain the highest ethical standards.
Published on January 30, 2015
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
Witnesses Tell Senate Finance Committee Ways to Improve Tax System
Witnesses gave the Senate Finance Committee a variety of suggestions on how to fight tax identity theft and fraud, reform the tax system, and fund the IRS during a hearing on Tuesday.
Published on April 16, 2013
December 7, 2012 Tax E-Alert New Medicare Surtax Proposed Regs, Updated ITIN Guidance, FAQs on SSTSs No. 1 Tax Return Po...
In this issue New Medicare Surtax Proposed REgs, Updated ITIN Guidance, FAQs on SSTSs No. 1 Tax Return Positions, New 2-part Busy Season Readiness Webinar Series, Rollout of the 2012 Tax Checklist has begun and more...
Published on November 19, 2014