10.08.2010 The New Return Preparer Regulations
10.08.2010The Internal Revenue Service recently released final regulations, effective September 30, 2010, which control the registration and regulation of tax return preparers. Under the new regulations, all tax return preparers will be required to obtain a preparer tax identification number (a “PTIN”) prior to filing any return due after December 31, 2010. Certain tax preparers will also be required to take and pass a competency exam and fulfill continuing education requirements.
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