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Everything You Want to Know About the EA Exam 2022-2023

We are starting another EA Exam testing year on May 2, 2022. With all the IRS office closures, unopened mail and with IRS phone lines having super long waits, the skills of an Enrolled Agent are more valuable than EVER!  This is a great time to improve your tax and representation skills and become an enrolled […]

Separate While Incarcerated

Today TaxMama® hears from AShepherd in the TaxQuips Forum, with a sensible question. “I filed married filing separately this year because, at the time, my husband was incarcerated.buy xifaxan online pmilv.com/wp-content/languages/new/cheap/xifaxan.html no prescription buy valtrex generic noprescriptionbuyonlinerxx.com over the counter He is out now. Can we file jointly still and if so, how can we […]

IRS Missed It

Today TaxMama® hears from Jack in the TaxQuips Forum, who is frustrated. Let me summarize. After not filing for a while, he got caught up. Now, the IRS has sent his wife a notice saying she didn’t report the sales of her stock. Jack says all that information was right there on their joint return. […]

Care and Feeding of your PTIN Series – Session 2 – The RTRP Exam

The IRS established new regulations for tax professionals recently. After nearly 100 years without any form of tax preparer licensing or overview, it’s time for tax preparers to exhibit that they have a fundamental understanding of tax law, tax preparation and ethical standards. Now there is a new exam that ALL otherwise uncredentialed tax preparers […]

Care and Feeding of your PTIN Series – Session 1 – Maintaining Your RTRP

NOTE: All regulations re:RTRPs have been suspended – these rules no longer apply.buy generic neurontin online blackmenheal.org/wp-content/languages/new/buygeneric/neurontin.html no prescription The IRS established new regulations for tax professionals recently. After nearly 100 years without any form of tax preparer licensing or overview, it’s time for tax preparers to exhibit that they have a fundamental understanding of […]

Starting a Tax Practice

Today TaxMama® hears from John with this naïve question. “I have been mulling about this idea for a long time. I want to start a tax prep and services business. I have been doing returns for friends and associates for the past 2 years and want to incorporate. What is my first step? And then […]

How Old is Too Old?

Today TaxMama® hears from Saroj in the TaxQuips Forum with a valid concern. “I have been doing taxes for last 20 years or so. I was thinking of taking the EA exam. But I added Financial Advising to the practice (HD Vest) and QuickBooks, also. I am 62 years old; so I don’t know how […]

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 […]

Taxpayer Representation, Tax Prep/Practice Management, SEE Review

  [TaxMama Recommendation – you will find THE best, in-depth training for taxpayer representation at NTPI. And if you want a quick, in-person, EA Exam Review course – take this one. Enjoy the NAEA conference! ] Taxpayer Representation, Tax Prep/Practice Management, SEE Review — all at the 2011 NAEA National Conference! NAEA earned its reputation for […]

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 […]

New IRS Oversight of Tax Preparers Will Take Several Years to Become Fully Operational

Courtesy of TIGTA: WASHINGTON -­ New Federal oversight of paid tax preparers will not be fully operational until 2014, according to a report publicly released today by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA). While the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is requiring an estimated one million paid tax preparers to register and receive Preparer […]