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  • Do you know that the IRS does not require tax preparers to have any kind of special education?
  • Do you know that tax preparers are not CPAs?
  • Do you know that most CPAs are not tax preparers?
According to the IRS, in order for you to become a tax preparer, all you need is a PTIN. A PTIN can be obtained as long as you are at least 18 years of age and you have a valid social security number. That’s it. You can become a registered tax preparer in five minutes or less.

Every year tax preparers are relying more and more on step-by-step tax preparation software. What does this mean? It means that the software is asking questions and they are simply entering in your information, something you can do yourself.

Taxes are simple. If they can do it, you can do it. You’re never going to like taxes, but you’ll love IOOGO.

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