Issue Spotlight - Charging Contingent Fees for Tax Services
Oct. Tax Section News article regarding contingent fees for tax services.
Published on October 31, 2014
AICPA - Annual Compliance Kit
The annual compliance kit is prepared by the Tax Checklists Task Force of the AICPA Tax Division. If you are a Tax Section member, the practice guides and checklists are available to you as part of your basic membership package
Published on February 20, 2015
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
Federal Court Strikes Down IRS Tax Return Preparer Registration Program
A federal district court struck down the IRS’s registered tax return preparer program and enjoined it from enforcing the regulations.
Published on January 21, 2013
D.C. Circuit Affirms Decision Striking Down Tax Return Preparer Regs.
The IRS’s attempt to regulate unenrolled tax return preparers was dealt another blow when the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals held that the agency exceeded its statutory authority when it issued regulations imposing various requirements on tax return preparers.
Published on February 11, 2014
IRS Appeals Decision Striking Down Tax Return Preparer Registration Program
The IRS filed an appeal of the decision that struck down the IRS’s registered tax return preparer program and enjoined it from enforcing the regulations.
Published on February 25, 2013
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
Appeals Court Denies IRS Request for Stay in Return Preparer Regulation Case
The IRS lost another round in its court battle to regulate tax return preparers when an appeals court denied its motion to stay an injunction halting its return preparer regulation program, pending appeal of a lower court’s decision.
Published on March 28, 2013
May 11, 2012 Tax E-Alert Deadlines for Key Opportunities are Next Week
This newsletter contains information regarding: Tangible Property Regulations, Full Deduction for Administrative Costs of Estates & Trusts, and Final Regulations Regarding Trust Ordering Rules.
Published on May 14, 2012
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