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Stepping up for the profession.

CalCPA thanks the following California Congressional representatives for expressing their concerns regarding the IRS proposed tax return preparer registration proposal: Joe Baca, Ken Calvert, John Campbell, Devin Nunes, Brad Sherman and Mike Thompson. They were among 31 Congress members who signed a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner asking the department and the IRS to exempt CPAs from the requirement to register persons working in CPAs firms who do not sign a tax return and to delay the implementation of the IRS preparer exam until it's been demonstrated that return preparer exams are necessary.

Read the letter at www.calcpa.org/letter.

Along with co-signing the letter, Sherman also co-authored an op-ed in the Aug. 26 issue of the Wall Street Journal expressing similar concerns regarding tax preparer registration requirements. Wall Street Journal subscribers can read the op-ed online at www.calcpa.org/oped.

Read more about PTINs in the September issue of California CPA at www.calcpa.org/Content/26120.aspx.
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