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Bill offered to regulate Alabama tax preparers

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -. A Group of legislators
announced Thursday that they are s preparing legislation to
require testing and licensing for commercial tax preparers.
The bill will be introduced in the legislative session starting Tuesday.

Democratic state Sen. Quinton Ross is working on the bill with
Senate Minority Leader Jabo Waggoner. Ross says some commercial taxpreparers exploit low-income taxpayers with poor disclosures,
exorbitant fees and fraudulent miscalculations.

Those handling the bill in the House include Democratic Reps.
Tammy Irons and Laura Hall and Republican Rep. Cam Ward.


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