Catherine Bostock-Hudy, EA is an Enrolled Agent, who is enrolled to practice before the Internal Revenue Service. She is required to meet the IRS requirements for continuing education annually, with two hours of continuing education per year in ethics. She is held to the standards of IRS Circular 230, which is administered by the Office of Professional Responsibility.
Per the IRS What is an enrolled agent?
“An enrolled agent is a person who has earned the privilege of practicing, that is, representing taxpayers, before the Internal Revenue Service. Enrolled agents, like attorneys and certified public accountants (CPAs), are unrestricted as to which taxpayers they can represent, what types of tax matters they can handle, and which IRS offices they can practice before.”
How can Enrolled Agent help me?
Enrolled Agents advise, represent, and prepare tax returns for individuals, partnerships, corporations, estates, trusts, and any entities with tax-reporting requirements. Enrolled Agents expertise in the continually changing field of taxation enables them to effectively represent taxpayers audited by the IRS.
What are the differences between Enrolled Agents and other tax professionals?
Only Enrolled Agents are required to demonstrate to the IRS their competence in matters of taxation before they may represent a taxpayer before the IRS. Unlike attorneys and CPAs, who may or may not choose to specialize in taxes, all Enrolled Agents specialize in taxation. Enrolled Agents are the only taxpayer representatives who receive their right to practice from the U.S. government (CPAs and attorneys are licensed by the states).
We are open all year round, so if you have tax questions after April 15th, we are available to meet with you.
Please call 518-793-8546 for your appointment today.