Sidney Kess Published in New York Law Journal, "IRS Oversight of Tax Return Preparers"

By Sidney Kess

Earlier this year, the IRS announced that it was proposing new registration, testing, and continuing education requirements for tax return preparers (IR-2010-1, 1/4/10). The IRS has now begun to implement these requirements. The IRS has also stepped up criminal investigations of tax return preparers believed to have assisted in the filing of fraudulent returns. 

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