A prominent CPA, Kip Dellinger, discussed IRS Office of Professional Responsibility Director Karen Hawkins' recent comments about paying attention to potential conflicts of interest. Hawkins was concerned that many non-attorney tax practitioners lacked the background and training necessary to identify potential conflicts of interests. She advised all tax practitioners to diligently seek out potential conflicts to avoid disciplinary exposure and damaging client interests.
See Tax Analysts
, "Beware Conflicts of Interest," 2013 TNT 82-6 (April 23, 2013).
Posted by David Song
, Associate Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal