TAX SEASON – BE PREPARED
Tax Season is upon us. It is that time of year where both the tax preparer’s need to know what is expected of them and consumers need to know how to protect themselves.
The Tax Preparer Ordinance mandates that tax preparers:
Every tax season unsuspecting Chicagoans fall victim to tax preparation firms that use hidden charges and recommend unnecessary and expensive tax refund products like Refund Anticipation Loans (RALS) or Refund Anticipation Checks (RACS) to make a profit at the expense of citizens’ deserved tax refunds. View the Bill of Rights for Tax Preparations Services and Know Before you Hire a Tax Preparer for more information.