An advocacy group is representing a trio of tax preparers who plan to file suit against the Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday claiming the IRS’s new regulations could force them out of the tax prep business or cause them to raise their fees substantially.
The Institute for Justice is challenging the IRS’s new registered tax return preparer licensing scheme on behalf of the three preparers. The plaintiffs are not seeking any monetary damages, but they want an injunction against enforcement of the regulations. While the lawsuit is not a class-action suit, it could have a wide impact beyond just the three preparers.
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