Tax Tip 2022-186: Here’s a short checklist to help taxpayers choose a tax preparer for the upcoming filing season
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Issue Number: Tax Tip 2022-186
Here’s a short checklist to help taxpayers choose a tax preparer for the upcoming filing season
Tax filing season will be here soon. As people begin to gather their documents and receipts in preparation of filing a tax return, many are also choosing to use a professional tax return preparer. Anyone with an IRS Preparer Tax Identification Number can be a paid tax return preparer. However, tax return preparers have differing levels of skills, education and expertise. Choosing a tax return preparer wisely is important because taxpayers are ultimately responsible for all the information on their return, no matter who prepares it for them.
Taxpayers can start their search with the IRS Directory of Preparers
Before hiring a preparer, taxpayers should make sure they know what they’re getting. They can do this by:
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