Top 10 Reasons you need an enrolled agent

Enrolled Agents - the Tax Professionals!

  1. The Profession has been regulated by Congress since 1884!
  2. Enrolled Agents are licensed by the Federal government.
  3. Enrolled Agents are the only tax professionals who receive their right to practice from the United States government.
  4. Enrolled Agents are authorized to appear in place of the taxpayer at the Internal Revenue Service.
  5. Enrolled Agents are authorized to demonstrate to the IRS their compentence in matters of taxation before they present a taxpayer.
  6. Enrolled Agents take a difficult two-day examination adminstered by the IRS, which covers taxation of individuals, corporations, partnerships, estates and trusts, procedures and ethics.
  7. Enrolled Agents are required to complete 72 hours of continuing education to keep them abreast of any and all tax law changes.
  8. Enrolled Agents are bound by Cicular 230, which gives them limited client priviledge in situations where the taxpayer is being represented in cases involving audits and collection matters.
  9. Enrolled Agents are subjected to a rigourous background check conducted by the IRS.
  10. All Enrolled Agents specialize in taxation.