In what might be viewed as a trickle-down effect from the accounting-related scandals of the past year, the Internal Revenue Service announced this week that it has forged a new Office of Professional Responsibility. Its mandate? To keep a close eye over tax professionals. It replaces the office of the Director of Practice.
The new office will have more than twice the staff of its predecessor and will investigate allegations of misconduct of enrolled agents, attorneys, accountants and other professionals representing taxpayers before the IRS.
Register or login for access to this item and much more
All Accounting Today content is archived after seven days.
Community members receive:
- All recent and archived articles
- Conference offers and updates
- A full menu of enewsletter options
- Web seminars, white papers, ebooks
Already have an account? Log In
Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access