The Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP) is a voluntary IRS program to recognize certain tax preparers who are not EAs, CPAs or attorneys.
I recently got a fascinating email from a CPA who decided she needed to inform me that she was unsubscribing from my blog. Here is what she wrote: I apologize, I didn’t realize you’re just an enrolled agent. I’m not interested. Thank you. (Actual e-mail to me from a CPA, telling me they’re not interested […]
Time to wade into the IRS preparer regulation fray again. The IRS is plowing forward with a voluntary program for tax preparers that falls well short of “regulation.” And for some reason, the AICPA has filed a lawsuit against the IRS. My understanding of the program is that if a preparer sits through 18 hours of […]