About our Firm

Richardson Accounting and Tax

Our Vision

Defending taxpayer rights to ensure fairness under tax laws. If you are experiencing tax problems with the IRS, State or Local tax agency, we can represent you. This can include resolving back taxes, entering into settlement agreements, filing tax disputes and a wide range of specialized topics.

Our People

Mr. Howard Richardson

IRS and State Tax Representation

Howard Richardson is an Enrolled Agent, a federally authorized tax practitioner empowered by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in administrative matters regarding audits, appeals, payment/collection and claims for refund. Enrolled Agents have unlimited practice rights before the IRS in all fifty US states. Enrolled Agent status is the highest credential awarded by the IRS.

Currently, Mr. Richardson is a CPA Candidate and has passed all four sections of the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Examination required for licensure in all US jurisdictions. 

He is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Tax Section and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA).

He has served in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) where he provided tax preparation services for low-to-moderate income individuals, seniors, persons with disabilities and limited English proficiency.

Taxpayer Bill of Rights 3: The Right to Pay No More Than the Correct Amount of Tax

Taxpayers have the right to pay only the amount of tax legally due, including interest and penalties, and to have the IRS apply all tax payments properly. -Internal Revenue Service

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