Tag Archives: Tax professionals

Tax Preparers’ Ads Challenged

State Board Report April 2013 Twice this tax season, H&R Block unsuccessfully tried to stop Intuit’s TurboTax ads that claim users who need assistance with filing their taxes using the Turbo Tax program could get help from Turbo Tax’s CPAs, enrolled agents or tax attorneys. Although neither H&R Block, nor any other tax preparation service,…

NASBA Offers IRS Recommendations on Approval Process for Continuing Education Providers

Author: Maria-Lisa Caldwell, Esq, NASBA General Counsel and Director of Compliance Services
Posted: August 17, 2011

IRS Launches Tax Return Preparer Review; Recommendations to Improve Compliance Expected by Year End

IR-2009-57, June 4, 2009 WASHINGTON- IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman announced today that by the end of 2009, he will propose a comprehensive set of recommendations to help the Internal Revenue Service better leverage the tax return preparer community with the goals of increasing taxpayer compliance and ensuring uniform and high ethical standards of conduct for…