The American Institute of CPAs has written a letter to the Internal Revenue Service offering to help develop the IRS exam for registered tax return preparers by leveraging the AICPA’s own experience with the Uniform CPA Exam.

In a letter commenting on the IRS’s tax return preparer competency exam, the AICPA recommended that the competency examination for prospective registered tax return preparer candidates should test the basic knowledge and skills required to assist individuals in filing accurate tax returns. 

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