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DC Court Ruling Prevents IRS Regulation of Tax Return Preparers

Posted by Chad Caraker on Mon, Jan 21, 2013 @ 07:14 PM

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In major news for tax professionals, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia has ruled that recent regulations imposed on tax return preparers are not permissible under current federal statutes.  This ruling does not affect professionals such as attorneys, CPAs, or Enrolled Agents who were already regulated under Circular 230.  The complete Memorandum Opinion is available here:

https://ecf.dcd.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/show_public_doc?2012cv0385-22

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