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Synonyms for prepare

make or get ready




get ready


  • get ready
  • plan
  • anticipate
  • make provision
  • lay the groundwork
  • make preparations
  • arrange things
  • get everything set



Synonyms for prepare

to cause to be ready, as for use, consumption, or a special purpose

to plan the details or arrangements of

Synonyms for prepare

make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc

to prepare verbally, either for written or spoken delivery

arrange by systematic planning and united effort

educate for a future role or function

lead up to and soften by sounding the dissonant note in it as a consonant note in the preceding chord

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undergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession

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For the multitudes of accountants, bookkeepers, and others who do not think of themselves as preparing 'returns,' but whose work is ultimately incorporated into a return (although not reflected on a document with and IRS form number on it), the 'list' approach does nothing to provide them with any indication of whether they will be considered a return preparer.
When you meet the preparer, ask to see these credentials.
These costs will be borne by the preparer, the taxpayer, or both.
Clarify that, subject to the same limitations that apply in determining reasonable cause, a tax return preparer may rely on advice furnished by the taxpayer, an adviser, another tax return preparer, or other party in determining if the reasonable belief/more likely than not and the reasonable basis standards are satisfied.
The differing standards present a potential for a conflict between a preparer and a taxpayer/client.
If you need help finding a tax preparer, you can search the National Association of Tax Professionals online database by zip code (www.
Without substantially more explanation, the guidelines establish a highly subjective test for determining whether (i) the case law is well settled and its application indisputable and (ii) a taxpayer, tax preparer, or advisor has developed a reasonable interpretation of the law and, hence, exercised the due diligence necessary to avoid a penalty.
Whether you're using a computer program, live preparer, or combination of both, you need to provide the required inputs.
The preparer of a related return can also be considered a preparer where the related return represents a "substantial portion" of the other return - for example, where a K-1 issued for a partnership represents the only income on the partner's individual return.
It states that "a preparer is considered to have willfully attempted to understate liability if the preparer disregards, in an attempt wrongfully to reduce the tax liability of the taxpayer, information furnished by the taxpayer or other persons.
The directory will not include tax preparers with preparer tax identification numbers who are not members of any of the above-listed groups of preparers.
Then after the taxpayer leaves, the preparer falsifies the math to boost the refund, files the return and pockets the difference.
Specifically, an understatement penalty may be imposed on a tax preparer who prepares a tax return or a claim for refund that shows an understatement of tax liability.
If you pay someone to prepare your tax return, make sure that tax preparer is legal.
As of 2011, all tax professionals were required to obtain from the IRS a preparer tax identification number (PTIN) and register their "license" annually.
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