Why Shouldn’t All Tax Practitioners Need Licenses?

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Does a 90% error rate alarm anyone?

By CPA Trendlines Research

America needs tax preparers. Without them … well, it’s hard to imagine how people would calculate any more than the most rudimentary returns.

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The funding of the government would fall to a fraction of what is needed to sustain the nation. Tax preparers are an essential link between the government and those who fund it.

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