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IRS to Email 434,000 Non-Credentialed Tax Return Preparers

By | September 27th, 2016|IRS, News|

The IRS is sending an email to approximately 434,000 non-credentialed tax return preparers this week.  The message promotes the Enrolled Agent (EA) and Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP) credentials. The text of the IRS email: Dear Tax Return Preparer, Set yourself APART!  Participate in the Annual Filing Season Program.  The voluntary program is for non-credentialed return [...]

Representation – Limited and Unlimited Rights

By | January 21st, 2016|News|

What does representation before the IRS mean?  While representation rights have been around for a while, we've only recently started fielding calls from tax preparers asking this question.  This is a result of the IRS' new Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP). Representation, or Practice Before the IRS, is defined in IRS Publication 947 and covers [...]