Mark Smith Is Now A Registered Tax Return Preparer

We are pleased to announce that Mark Smith, RTRP has passed the RTRP exam and has been designated as a registered tax return preparer by the Internal Revenue Service.

Mark Smith's Registered Tax Return Preparer Certificate

Starting in 2014 the only tax preparers who will be able to legally prepare tax returns for compensation will be:

  • Registered Tax Return Preparers
  • Enrolled Agents
  • CPAs
  • Attorneys

The introduction of this requirement is part of the IRS’s ongoing efforts to ensure that taxpayers receive competent and professional service during the preparation of their tax returns.

For more information on how to choose a tax preparer read our article “Tips For Finding A Paid Tax Preparer”.

Posted By Mark Smith

Mark Smith, EA is an Enrolled Agent and accountant with over 30 years tax and accounting experience. He is the owner of Cranmere Accounting and Tax Services LLC. He can be contacted on (480) 363-4808 or by email at if you need assistance with any of the above.

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