Since 1986, our firm, which consists of some of the most experienced Tax Consultants in Texas, has been providing quality, personalized tax guidance to local individuals and businesses. Our experts specialize in tax management, bookkeeping services and dealing with extensive IRS tax problem resolution and representation for our clients.
What is an EA (Enrolled Agent)?
An Enrolled Agent (EA) is a Federally Authorized Tax Pracitioner who has technical expertise in the field of taxation and who is empowered by the U.S. Department of Treasury to represent taxpayers before all administrative levels of the IRS for audits, collections, and appeals.
What does the term “Enrolled Agent” mean?
“Enrolled” means EA’s are licensed to practice by the federal government. “Agent” means EA’s are authorized to appear in place of the taxpayer at the IRS. Only EA’s, attorneys, and CPA’s may represent taxpayers before the IRS. The Enrolled Agent profession dates back to 1884 when, after questionable claims had been presented for Civil War losses, Congress acted to regulate persons who represented citizens in their dealings with the Treasury Department.
Janet N. Greaves, E.A.
Janet Greaves was admitted to practice before the Internal Revenue Service in all areas of administrative tax law after passing the EA exam in 2004. Prior to passing the EA exam, she co-owned and operated a bookkeeping and tax business for 20 years. After working in all the departments of a bank for 4 years, she went to work for a private CPA firm in Friendswood, Texas for 5 years. She attended Alvin Community College, San Jacinto College and the University of Houston working toward an accounting degree. Ms. Greaves prepares corporate, partnership, individual and non-profit tax returns in addition to being a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.
In 2007 Ms. Greaves, after a three year curriculum, achieved Fellowship from the National Tax Practice Institute in Washington, D.C. This furthered her qualifications to practice administrative tax law and expanded her knowledge of tax controversy.
In 2006 Ms. Greaves co-wrote and presented, “Teaching EA(s) to be EA(s)” which was presented to the Texas Society of Enrolled Agents, The Greater Houston Chapter of Enrolled Agents, as well as, the New Mexico Society of Enrolled Agents. This course was a real time Offer In Compromise case of the Firm, used as a teaching tool for other tax professionals.