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OPR's Latest Press Items

01/29/14 - "OPR Seeking Information About Practitioners with Offshore Accounts"

01/29/14 - "More Disbarments of Tax Professionals in 2013 Than in 2012"

10/23/13 - "OPR Director Notes Rise in Disbarments in 2013"

09/25/13 - "OPR and DOJ coordinating Enforcement Against Return Preparers"

05/14/13 - "OPR Targeting Prepares Compensated Through Shared Refund"

03/08/13 - "Enrolled Agent Disbarred for Stealing a Client's Tax Payment and Preparing Returns with False Deductions"

02/14/13 - "Proposed Revisions to Circular 230 Set New Standards for 'Reasonable' Practice"

01/25/13 - "OPR Closer to Announcing Monetary Sanctions"

12/31/12 - "OPR Disbars Return Preparer Accused of Filing False Returns"

11/02/12 - "Hawkins Explains Expanded Due Diligence Concepts"

09/21/12 - "Hawkins Explains RPO Investigation Authority"

06/22/12 - "Attorney Censured by the OPR for Mishandling Conflicts of Interest"

06/18/12 - "Hawkins Describes Circular 230's Jurisdiction Over In-House Practitioners"

05/24/12- "OPR Targets Tax Debt Resolution Industry in Campaign Against Sanctionable Practices"

05/22/12 - "IRS Plans Contact with Tax Resolution Companies, Talks with Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and Updated Cir. 230 Rules"

05/14/12- "Field Agents Should Leave OPR Out of Open Examinations"

05/09/12 - "OPR Careful About Charging Practitioner Misconduct"

05/09/12 - "IRS Goes After Contingent Fee Scofflaws"

05/09/12 - "Guidance On Restrictions During Suspension Or Disbarment From Practice Before The Internal Revenue Service"

05/07/12 - "OPR Expanding, Aspires to Open Regional Offices"

04/30/12 - "Circular 230 and Due Process"

03/07/12 - "OPR's Role in Guiding Practitioner Sanctions"

02/24/12 - "Hawkins Says OPR's New Structure Allows Focus Solely on Discipline"

02/22/12 - "Hawkins Reserving Monetary Penalties for Firms"

02/14/12 - "Oversight of Tax Debt Representation Industry Expected Soon"

02/12/12 - "OPR Committed to Due Process"

01/03/12 - "IRS Continues Oversight as OPR Refines Focus"

12/15/11 - "Hawkins Discusses OPR's Jurisdiction of PTIN Holders"

12/06/11 - "Hawkins Discusses OPR Sanction Guidelines"

11/28/11 - "Congress Not IRS Should Take Lead in Civil Tax Penalty Reform"

11/05/11 - "Hawkins Clarifies OPR Won't Second Guess Advice"

10/25/11 - "IRS to Examine Which Forms Require PTIN"

10/24/11 - "Hawkins to Flag Advisors"

10/24/11 - "Hawkins Says OPR Will Scrutinize Court Rulings for Clues on Practitioner Behavior"

10/21/11 - "Appellate Authority Confirms 5-yr Limitation Period for Nonpayment Discipline"

08/25/11 - "OPR Issues Practice Guidelines for Sanctioned Practitioners"

08/24/11 - "OPR Secures First Sanction for Willful Tax Nonpayment"

09/30/10 - "OPR Cautions Disciplined Practitioners"

08/04/10 - "Gov't Officials Update - Return Preparer Registration"

05/05/10 - "Bond Attorney Suspended for 24 Months"

02/05/10 - "IRS Suspends Preparer for False Returns"

03/04/10 - "IRS Wins 48-Month Suspension of a Lawyer for Failing to File His Own Tax Return"

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 18-Feb-2014