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President's Budget includes Oversight of Paid Preparers

On May 23, the president released his budget blueprint. The blueprint maintains a proposal from the Obama administration regarding tax preparer regulation. Read More

Ensuring a Modern-Functioning IRS for the 21st Century

NATP is one of nine organizations representing diverse segments of the tax practitioner community that presented to federal lawmakers a comprehensive set of recommendations designed to improve services provided by the IRS to taxpayers and tax practitioners. The groups called for an improved governance and oversight structure for the IRS and proposed a new unit within the IRS that would centralize the agency’s services to tax practitioners. Read More

Letters Submitted

Return Preparer Office Director Campbell Shares Important Communications for Tax Pros — November 2016

NATP Leaders Discuss Member Concerns with IRS Commissioner Koskinen — November 2016

NATP, IRS and Security Summit Partners Warn Tax Preparers of Data Theft Risks — July 2016

NATP Support of IRS Security Summit — June 2016

Submitted Commentary on REG-134122-15 — February 2016

Comments on the Increased User Fee for SEE — February 2016

Raising the Tangible Personal Property Threshold — December 2015

Submitted to the IRS Oversight Board on Pivoting Away From Paper — May 2014

Comments Submitted to the Senate Finance Committee on the Effective Regulation of Tax Return Preparers — April 2014

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