Only 4 states regulate paid tax preparers. A recent consumer survey found most taxpayers think that all tax pros should be licensed.
The Department of Labor wants to protect consumers from conflicted advice in retirement plans. Some Republicans want to stop the DOL.
Thinking about hiring a tax pro? Finding a good one is a major problem for many taxpayers, according to a recent tax season evaluation by some consumer groups.
There are now more payday loan stores in the U.S. than McDonald’s restaurants.