Directory of Federal Tax Return Preparers with Credentials and Select Qualifications (U.S. based):
Anyone with a Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) can prepare a tax return for a client. However, tax return preparers have differing levels of skills, education and expertise. This searchable directory is intended to help you with your choice by providing a listing of preparers in your area who currently hold professional credentials recognized by the IRS or who hold an Annual Filing Season Program Record of Completion.
Search for Tax Return Preparers (for New Zealand based Tax Return Preparers, choose “New Zealand” in the country dropdown list, and click “search”) .
(changes to this page were made May 2018)