Tax Preparer vs. CPA?

Answer Although a tax preparer and a certified public accountant (CPA) may both have experience completing tax forms, there are important differences between the two. As the name "certified public account... Read More »

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How to Be a Tax Preparer?

Millions of customers have their taxes professionally prepared each year.When you learn to be a tax preparer, you can make a competitive income or supplemental income to your existing pay. Temporar... Read More »

Tax Preparer Qualifications?

Beginning in 2010 ,anyone preparing taxes must be an enrolled agent. Prior to this, an entire industry was born utilizing the part-time services of people with little experience in finance or taxes... Read More »

How do i get a tax preparer id number?

Complete form W-7P, Application for Tax Identification Number, with your name, address, Social Security number and date of birth. Sign and date the form and include a daytime phone number. Mail the... Read More »

What is a tax preparer?

Preparing taxes can be a confusing and intimidating task for many individuals. With so many credits, deductions and tax law changes it is difficult to keep up. A tax preparer prepares returns for t... Read More »