TITLE

In a Limited Study, Preparers Made Significant Errors

PUB. DATE
April 2014
SOURCE
GAO Reports;4/8/2014, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a testimony to examine how tax return preparers are regulated by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and characteristics of tax returns completed by preparers. Topics discussed include factors affecting quality and accuracy of tax preparation, significant preparer errors found by the Government Accountability Officer (GAO) and role of paid preparers in voluntary tax system of the nation.
ACCESSION #
95548063

 

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