UPDATE: THE BILL FAILED TO MAKE IT OUT OF “FUNNEL WEEK” AND IS DEAD … FOR 2016 ANYWAY —– The Iowa legislature still hasn’t set the state’s tax laws for 2015 (as far as conforming with federal law). But the legislature has had time to propose a bill to regulate tax preparers in Iowa. And […]
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 […]
CPAs and EAs are sometimes at each other’s throats about which designation is better. Such debates accomplish little.
The tax-preparation field has a lot of “wild west” characteristics. Anyone can prepare a tax return, whether they hold a license or not. A person need not even have any prior experience before preparing taxes for compensation. Of all of the preparers in the tax world, only Enrolled Agents are required to take continuing education […]
There are 2 ways to become an Enrolled Agent
The Enrolled Agent designation has existed since 1884.
I had the honor of attending the Schuldiner/Smollan Memorial Leadership Academy through the National Association of Enrolled Agents.