Weekly Wrap-Up: News You Can Use 5/25 – 5/31/2012

Weekly Wrap-Up: News You Can Use 5/25 – 5/31/2012

News You Can Use
  Weekly wrap-up of news and information from around the web – there’s so much information out there that it’s difficult (at best) to keep up! I’ve added a WordPress plug-in that grabs information from my Twitter stream to help me (and hopefully you as well) keep up with everything.   Look for the Weekly Wrap-Up: News You Can Use every Friday.  I'll try to be consistent and organize the information into the same categories each week. Accounting & Taxes In an effort to help Kansas City Siamese Rescue, L & R Tax Preparation is going to be offering tax p https://t.co/VWxCSEB7 -> IRS issues guidance on $2,500 health FSA contribution limit https://t.co/268MCUzQ -> Self-Proclaimed Alabama Governor Sentenced for Tax Fraud https://t.co/EOiWNZW5 -> ARTICLE: What to Look for in a Construction…
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Is Your CPA REALLY the Right Person to be Completing Your Tax Return?

Is Your CPA REALLY the Right Person to be Completing Your Tax Return?

From Our Guest Bloggers, IRS Information
    Is your CPA REALLY the right person to be completing your tax return?  Did you know that there are different educational requirements for different types of tax preparers? Maybe you have heard maybe not.  The IRS is beginning to mandate preparers who complete your tax return.  Yes, if you use a paid tax preparer there are rules that are being mandated by the IRS.  These regulations/rules are being put in place in an effort to assure you that you are getting the best possible return from a knowledgeable trained preparer. So what are they?  What regulations are being implemented to protect you? The IRS will require all individuals who are required to sign a federal tax return as a paid tax return preparer to register and obtain a…
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