Reactions among tax preparers to Friday’s court decision striking down the legality of the IRS RTRP mandate ranged from relief to recognition that the tax prep industry needs standards. But a survey of various tax prep-related groups on LinkedIn shows that the decision mostly raised questions.

“Is this the end of the RTRP?” one member wondered on the Tax Business Owners of America board. “Does this mean Circular 230 is invalid?” wrote another. “Can I get a refund on my test fee?” wrote a third. “I’m guessing no.”

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