Tax expertise from the experts at Block.

Trying to find a certified public accountant (CPA) or enrolled agent (EA)? If you’re looking for the assurance that comes from filing with CPAs and tax accountants — as well as EAs — we are ready to help.

Certified public accountants

CPAs are licensed by a state accountancy board (exact requirements vary by state), and generally must complete studies in accounting and pass required examinations. Not only do CPAs study tax issues, they also have expertise in matters such as financial planning and auditing. Although H&R Block does not provide public accounting services, you can find a CPA tax preparer who can file your return to get your maximum refund — guaranteed.

Enrolled agent

An enrolled agent (EA) is a tax preparer who must pass a three-part series of tests called the Special Enrollment Examination that covers individual and business tax laws and representation issues. They have deep knowledge of tax issues and are enrolled to represent taxpayers before the IRS in the event of an audit.

Both can help with your tax needs.

While there are credentialing differences between CPAs and EAs, both can perform similar tax functions, including virtually unlimited practice rights before the IRS. Here are some other scenarios where they can help.

Small business taxes

If you own a business or are self-employed, a CPA or EA can help with big picture planning and accounting.

Major life changes

If you’re buying or selling a house, or getting divorced, a CPA or EA can help, even if you use them for just a year.

Complicated tax situations

It helps to have a local tax accountant when taxes get tricky. Be sure you’re compliant when you find a CPA or EA.

File the way you want with H&R Block.

Pull up a chair in our office or stay put on your couch. We have all the tax filing options you need. And any way you file, you’ll always get your max refund. Guaranteed.

Our pros are on it.

H&R Block tax pros have the experience to cover the full spectrum of tax situations. No matter how simple or complex your taxes are this year, you can be sure our tax pros have seen it all before.

Specialized tax knowledge

Over 100 hours of training

Average 10 years’ experience

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