Wolfgang Barwig, EA, CCP
IRS Enrolled Agent (EA), admitted to practice before the Internal Revenue Service, by the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Professional Responsibility, Detroit, MI
Certified Computing Professional (CCP), Institute for the Certification of Computing Professionals, Des Plaines, IL


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After a rewarding and fascinating 30-year-career as a computer scientist, I relocated from Germany to the United States and started tax advising and tax preparation in 2007. As a self-employed Enrolled Agent (EA) I am authorized by the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Professional Responsibility, to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in all 50 states. I provide Pro Bono tax representation and tax consultation to low income individuals and I am volunteering as a counselor preparing taxes for the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program and the IRS Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program. My qualifications and characteristics are:



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Dictionary of Occupational Titles: TAX PREPARER (business ser.) 219.362-070
Prepares income tax return forms for individuals and small businesses. Reviews financial records to determine needed tax forms. Consults hard copy or electronic copy of tax law handbooks or bulletins to determine procedure for preparation of atypical returns. Reviews financial records, such as prior tax return forms, income statements, and documentation of expenditures to determine forms needed to prepare return. Interviews client to obtain additional information on taxable income and deductible expenses and allowances. Computes taxes owed, and completes entries on forms, following tax form instructions and tax tables. Calculates form preparation fee according to complexity of return and amount of time required to prepare forms. May use custom designed software programs to complete entries, perform calculations, and generate returns.



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