My Tax Blog

  • Get your PTIN early this year

    The IRS is moving forward with implementing their testing requirement for tax preparers and they have stated that this will be in place for this coming 2011 tax season, starting January 2012.  One way to postpone having to take the preparer competency examination is to have your PTIN issued prior to the IRS implementing the […]

    IRS wants your input on Preparer Exams

    The IRS has selected Prometric to administer the forthcoming tax preparer examinations, but they would like to hear from you, the actual preparers, regarding the structure, length, specific areas and topics that should be covered, reporting, etc.  Prometric is the company that has been administering exams for Enrolled Agents and CPAs for years, but with […]

    Jackson Hewitt to file Bankruptcy

    Jackson Hewitt officially filed petition for bankruptcy on May 23rd in the Delaware District court.  Jackson completed the the 2010 tax season with over 700 franchisees operating 4,800 locations.  The Bankruptcy has been classified as a “packaged bankruptcy” for restructuring debt, but this official filing is certainly a negative blow to the second largest tax […]

    Ronnie Deutch Firm Closes . Assets Siezed

    Ronnie Deutch, the face and name behind the tax preparation franchise Ronnie Deutch Tax Centers, has had her assets seized by a CA judge, closed her firm, and has been forced to turn over her BAR license to practice law.  Deutch has been charged with making false promises to her clients seeking tax assistance and […]

    E-file Tax Returns through Oct. 15th 2011

    Many tax preparers are unaware that the IRS accepts e-filed returns through October 15th.  This can be both for taxpayers who owe and those who are requesting a refund.  If you have any questions about e-filing after April 18th please feel free to contact our year round tax and technical support team at .

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