The American Institute of CPAs has sent a letter expressing strong concern with the Internal Revenue Service’s proposed voluntary certification program for tax return preparers, saying it “would cause significant legal problems that may ultimately frustrate the IRS’s goals, confuse the public, and lead to litigation.”

The AICPA expressed its concerns to IRS commissioner John Koskinen in a meeting and letter last month, but has increased its level of concern in the latest letter (see AICPA Opposes IRS Voluntary Tax Preparer Certification).

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