Minnesota May Publish Convicted Preparers List | AccountingWEB

Minnesota May Publish Convicted Preparers List

The Minnesota legislature is considering an all-encompassing collection of tax measures with several provisions of interest to enrolled agents. Under the bill, MNSF 610/HF 496, E@lert reports, tax returns would have to include the taxpayer's date of birth and – if prepared by a paid preparer – the identification number the preparer includes on federal tax returns.

The legislation also would require the publishing of lists of tax preparers who have been convicted of any of a number of different violations of state law (failure to file, failure to pay, understatement of liability, etc.). The bill was introduced in the House and Senate and was amended in the House Taxation Committee.

Wait, there's more!
There's always more at AccountingWEB. We're an active community of financial professionals and journalists who strive to bring you valuable content every day. If you'd like, let us know your interests and we'll send you a few articles every week either in taxation, practice excellence, or just our most popular stories from that week. It's free to sign up and to be a part of our community.