Are you analytical, organized, and detail-oriented? Do you have a strong code of ethics and a desire to help clients with tax-related issues? If so, you may enjoy a career as an Enrolled Agent. Enrolled Agents are tax experts who are federally authorized to represent taxpayers before the IRS. Their expertise is invaluable, and they enjoy high prestige among tax professionals. Enrolled agents generally work in public accounting firms, corporate accounting departments, law firms, and banks and have high earning potential.
- VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program
- Enrolled agent or accounting internships
- DECA (student business association with professional development opportunities)
- Service learning and volunteerism