Is the preparer eligible to file a return?
What are the differences in education and training?
Will the preparer be able to represent the taxpayer in court?
Is the preparer available year - round?
What are the best ways to find out about the preparer's credibility?
Taxpayers are legally responsible for their return, no matter who prepares it. It's important to make sure that the person chosen is not only knowledgeable and has the right experience to do a good job, but is also trustworthy and qualified. To set up an interview with a local CPA to help your audience sort through the variety of preparer possibilities, contact Kathleen Miller at 215-972-6188 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Jackie Barnard at 267-675-6255 or email@example.com.