Tag Archives: EA

Everything You Want to Know About the EA Exam 2017

The REPLAY of the March  2017 webinar is HERE! Becoming a knowledgeable tax professional isn’t easy. It takes a lot of dedication, math skills, and the flexibility to keep up with the myriad of tax law changes that take place each year.  But it can be done. And TaxMama’s EA Exam Review Course  is the best […]

NAEA Testifies about New Preparer Oversight Program

A Tiered Approach to Credentialing Is Recommended WASHINGTON, DC (July 28, 2011)—The National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA) today presented testimony at a hearing before the House Ways and Means Committee Subcommittee on Oversight. The focus of the hearing was to review the new requirements for paid tax return preparers developed by IRS as part […]

Everything You Wanted to Know About the IRS EA Exam

This time of year, everyone has lots of questions about the IRS Special Enrollment Examination.  That’s why I hold a session – and record it – to explain the most important aspects of the Exam, and what you need to know if you’re going to be studying to become an Enrolled Agent.   If you missed […]

PTINs – Online Registration System for Paid Preparers is Up!

[TaxMama Note: This applies to everyone – EAs, CPAs, attorneys, licensed, as well as unlicensed preparers. Do not rush to register unless you need a PTIN to take the EA Exam. The system is jammed. Your current PTIN will work just fine until you update your registration.] A new online system for paid tax return […]

Why Your Business Needs A Tax Pro, Part 3

What If I Hire a Pro and She’s Not Much Help?   This is a common complaint. Why shell out your hard-earned cash to someone who doesn’t help you? But before you make the hasty decision to cut your Tax Pro loose, ask yourself if you are partly at fault. Do you call and schedule […]

Why Your Business Needs A Tax Pro, Part 2

So, How Do I Know They Know Their Stuff? Simple: Ask questions. Ah, but what questions? The truth is that you need to begin the process by determining which colors in the financial spectrum are relevant to your enterprise. Doing your homework before you contact a tax professional–and being specific about the areas in which […]

Why Your Business Needs A Tax Pro, Part 1

How’s Your Crystal Ball?  You’re a savvy entrepreneur and you’re smart about your money, but you’ve found yourself over your head with the IRS. There’s no need to be embarrassed about admitting that you need help sorting out your finances.  The real shame is in hiring the wrong hired gun to tame the taxman. Choose […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 514 – Happy Paperback Anniversary

Dear Family, Since this is the anniversary of the first paperback books, I suppose this is an appropriate time for the shipment that just arrived. We’ve been waiting and waiting to get a certain shipment of paperback books (BIIIG, HEAVY PAPERBACK BOOKS) for our EA Exam students. The publisher finally gotten them from the printer […]