First: US court strikes down IRS tax preparer regulations
Reuters - 6 days ago
By Patrick Temple-West
WASHINGTON | Fri Jan 18, 2013 9:55pm EST
(Reuters) - In a surprising blow to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, a federal judge on Friday barred the agency from regulating thousands of non-professional tax return preparers, throwing into doubt a multimillion-dollar enforcement program already underway.
Then: IRS pushes again for tax preparer regulation
Chicago Tribune - 1 day ago
In a move to protect taxpayers from unscrupulous tax return preparers, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service has asked a federal judge to reconsider his earlier order that shut down the agency's first attempt to regulate the tax return preparation industry.