NAEA identifies long-term trends and policy issues affecting enrolled agents and articulates the profession’s position through a variety of avenues, public and private. These positions are often shared with NAEA membership and DC decision-makers in the form of white papers. Working with state and national organizations that represent tax practitioners, NAEA brings its professional tax practice voice into national policy debates, regulatory matters, and problem-solving discussions with federal policymakers. NAEA participates in coalitions with state and local organizations to support policy initiatives and takes positions on public policy issues.

NAEA participates in the following advocacy efforts to support policy initiatives:
  • Return preparer oversight and minimum competency standards for return preparers
  • Coronavirus-related issues such as Practitioner Priority Service, electronic signatures on Forms 2848 and 8821, and enforcement (audit and collection) relief for taxpayers
  • IRS reform, including an executive-level focus on and leverage of tax professionals.
  • IRS funding.
State Advocacy
NAEA works in partnership with state affiliates on state-based legislation and legal issues.
Read the latest testimonies given by tax practitioners in court.
Comments and Letters
Read the NAEA letters that were delivered to the U.S. government regarding tax issues.