Leonard D. Rea II EA CFP of Sturbridge, MA was recently elected First Vice President of the Massachusetts Society of Enrolled Agents. Rea owns Leonard D Rea & Co. a company providing income tax preparation, tax planning, representation before the Internal Revenue Service, state taxing authorities, & financial planning.
Enrolled Agents are tax specialists licensed by the federal government. Enrolled Agents, or EAs, can represent taxpayers before all administrative levels of the Internal Revenue Service and state taxing authorities. Prospective EA’s must pass a rigorous two day examination covering all aspects of federal tax law to become an Enrolled Agent. They must also complete continuing education each year to maintain their license.
The Massachusetts Society of Enrolled Agents (MaSEA) is an organization whose principal concern is the honest, intelligent and ethical representation of the financial position of taxpayers before governmental agencies. Members of MaSEA are also members of the National Association of Enrolled Agents and are required to complete a minimum of 30 hours of continuing professional education each year in the interpretation, application and administration of federal and state tax laws in order to maintain membership in the organization. This requirement surpasses the IRS required minimum of 24 hours per year. For more information about MaSEA visit www.maseaonline.org
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