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2008

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Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

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Study Of The Role Of Preparers In Relation To Taxpayer Compliance With Internal Revenue Laws, Leslie Book Jun 2008

Study Of The Role Of Preparers In Relation To Taxpayer Compliance With Internal Revenue Laws, Leslie Book

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The use of paid tax return preparers has grown steadily. All paid return preparers, including those who are not regulated by any licensing entity or subject to competency or continuing education requirements, must comply with certain requirements in connection with the preparation of a tax return, including signing the return and providing a copy of the return to taxpayers. Preparers are also subject to civil and even criminal penalties for improper conduct and the Code provides that the United States may bring a civil action to enjoin tax preparers if preparers engage in certain types of impermissible conduct.

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