Tax Preparer

Tax Professionals are individual tax preparers.

A Tax Preparer who Prepare tax returns for individuals or businesses, also called as Paid Preparer or Tax Professional. Individual Tax Preparer is a generic term describing a variety of professions including Enrolled Agents, Certified Public Accountants, Financial Planners, Accountants and Tax Preparers. A tax preparer uses information provided by an individual to prepare or aid in the preparation of federal, state and local tax returns. They may also provide assistance to those who have been audited by the IRS. A Tax Return must be Accurate and it is extremely important . One mistake on a tax return could cost you hundreds of dollars, or worse, cause the return to be immediately rejected by the Internal Revenue Service. The process to amend a return that has been rejected can be time consuming and delay your refund. Avoid simple mistakes by going to a professional who is trained in tax preparation and less likely to make errors. Most tax professionals use specialized software to catch and prevent mistakes on returns. A Paid Preparer who Prepare or assist in preparing simple to complex tax returns for individuals or small businesses and submitting the tax return to the IRS. Although the Preparer signs the return, you are responsible for the accuracy of every item on your return. In addition, the preparer must give you a copy of the return. A Tax Professional furnishes taxpayers with sufficient information and advice in order to ensure correct tax form or tax return completion. Reviewing financial records such as income statements and documentation of expenditures in order to determine forms needed to prepare tax returns.