It's good to know that the IRS is finally addressing all of these "tax preparers". When you drive through poor neighborhoods you see these fly-by-night tax return places everywhere. They do a poor job and are interested only in fleecing their customers.
|IRS to address new rules for tax preparers|
New licensing requirements for tax preparers for the 2011 tax season are expected to be a hot topic at an Internal Revenue Service hearing today. The rules, which require tax preparers to register with the IRS, pay a fee and pass a test, don't affect CPAs, lawyers and enrolled agents. Hill, The/On the Money blog (10/7), WebCPA (10/8)