House Tax Gap Briefing on March 2, 2007

…licensed to practice before IRS, enrolled agents are the only practitioners for whom IRS directly attests their competency and ethical behavior. Throughout my career, I have observed tax administration from a variety of vantage points: from within the IRS function charged with measuring the tax gap, from one of the tax writing committees here on the Hill; and as an advocate for tax practitioners and taxpayers. I’ve heard it said that 2007 is the year of the tax gap. The…

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Testimony Before the Internal Revenue Service Oversight Board

…has a long and storied past, today’s EAs are the only tax professionals tested by IRS on their knowledge of tax law and regulations. They provide tax preparation, representation, tax planning and other financial services to millions of individual and business taxpayers. EAs adhere to a code of ethics and professional conduct and are required by IRS to take Continuing Professional Education. Like attorneys and Certified Public Accountants, Enrolled Agents are governed by Treasury Circular 230 in their practice before…

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…is for individuals who have fully retired from practice. You must have already indicated to the IRS on Renewal Form 8554 that you desire “inactive retirement status.” Instructions: Email with a PDF copy of your letter from the IRS confirming your inactive agent status. Eligibility: Documentation required: include a copy of your class schedule, transcript, or a letter from your dean as proof of eligibility. Students or instructors in an accredited college or professional school in a tax, accounting,…

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The National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA) is the nation’s leading community for tax practitioners – from aspiring enrolled agents to experts with decades of experience. We meet you wherever you are on your career path. NAEA protects, promotes, and provides for the EA profession throughout the halls of government and beyond. We protect an EA’s right to practice and the taxpayer’s right to representation. Working alongside the board of directors and committees, staff works to fulfill NAEA’s mission through…

NAEA Protects Arizona EA Rights to Hold Forth EA Credential in Arizona by Addressing Arizona Senate Bill 1443 with AICPA, ASCPA and Arizona’s State Board of Accountancy

…to practice before the Internal Revenue Service and recognized as an enrolled agent may use the abbreviation “E.A.”.” NAEA Associate Director of Government Relations Justin Edwards reached out to AICPA’s State Regulation and Legislation team to obtain clarification on the proposed strikethrough. NAEA reminded AICPA that the PATH Act (and the Enrolled Agents Credential Act) allows for all enrolled agents in good standing to hold forth their EA credential in all 50 states. AICPA passed our concerns on to the…