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My Experiences at the NAEA Leadership Academy

By | November 14th, 2014|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: , , , |

I had the honor of attending the Schuldiner/Smollan Memorial Leadership Academy through the National Association of Enrolled Agents.

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Glossary of Tax Terms: Enrolled Agent

By | February 17th, 2014|Categories: Glossary|Tags: , |

What is an Enrolled Agent? The EA designation has existed since 1884 but sadly, EAs toil in obscurity (I once opined that EAs are like Liechtenstein while CPAs are like the United States). The National Association of Enrolled Agents has a great FAQ about EAs, which I am publishing in its entirety here: What is an [...]

EAs are Partly to Blame for Our Obscurity

By | November 13th, 2013|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: , , |

Enrolled agents toil in obscurity. I've written about this before, such as this article where I ponder why EAs are such a crabby lot. And this article, where I equate CPAs to the United States and EAs to Liechtenstein. EAs spread around plenty of blame for our obscurity. We blame our designation -- the fact that [...]

Dinesen Tax Greatest Hits — Further Thoughts on Preparer Regulation

By | July 3rd, 2013|Categories: Editorial Commentary|Tags: , |

It's a holiday week, so as always, I'm re-publishing one of my popular blog posts from days gone by. This post was published on January 22, 2013, shortly after a court struck down the IRS's attempt at creating "Registered Tax Return Preparers." My opinions have not changed over the last 5+ months. ----- (Originally published January [...]

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Enrolled Agents Finally in the Dictionary!

By | May 16th, 2012|Categories: Potpourri of Tax Topics|Tags: , |

Enrolled Agents have finally made the dictionary! As I blogged about a couple of weeks ago, the National Association of Enrolled Agents was encouraging people to write to Merriam-Webster's to get "Enrolled Agent" included in the dictionary. The effort was successful, and quickly. From the National Association of Enrolled Agents: The power of membership! In a stunning [...]