Rocky Mountain Tax Help, LLC
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History of Rocky Mountain Tax Help
 
Rocky Mountain Tax Help was created to solely focus on the needs of it's clients. Our company's goal is to help each and every client with integrity, honesty, and professionalism at an affordable price.
 
Rocky Mountain was created and is owned by Isaac W. Vanzandt - an Enrolled Agent. As an Enrolled Agent, Isaac is licensed by U.S. Treasury Department to represent taxpayers before all administrative levels of the Internal Revenue Service for audits, collections, and appeals. 
 
Rocky Mountain Tax Help is based in beautiful Littleton, Colorado.
 
 

 
 
 
                          

 

 


 

About the founder and owner of Rocky Mountain Tax Help

 

Isaac has over 20 years experience working with and representing clients in the tax industry.

 

Isaac worked for the Internal Revenue Service for 14 years, primarily in tax compliance and as a Revenue Officer.
 

He also worked for the State of Colorado Department of Revenue as a Tax Compliance Agent.

 

This extensive experience, at the federal and state level, is what gives Rocky Mountain Tax Help the edge over its competition to get all of your tax issues resolved in the most effective manner - and ultimately at less cost to you.

 

Isaac holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management from Texas State University. 
 
 
     
   

 
 
 
          
 
 
Picture of the Texas State University campus.
 
Isaac fully understands the issues confronting business owners today from serving as the operations manager for a transportation company in the private sector for seven years.
 
 
Isaac enjoys spending his free time with his wife and attending games at Coors Field rooting for his favorite team, the Colorado Rockies.
                             

 

 
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What is an Enrolled Agent?

 

An Enrolled Agent (EA) is a federally-authorized tax practitioner who has technical expertise in the field of taxation and is empowered by the United States Department of the Treasury to represent taxpayers before all administrative levels of the Internal Revenue Service for audits, collections, and appeals.

 
What does the term "Enrolled Agent" mean?

 

“Enrolled”means to be licensed to practice by the federal government, and “Agent” means authorized to appear in the place of the taxpayer at the IRS. Only enrolled agents, attorneys, and CPAs have unlimited rights to 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 U.S. Treasury Department.

 
How can an Enrolled Agent help me?

 

Enrolled Agents advise, represent, and prepare tax returns for individuals, partnerships, corporations, estates, trusts, and any entities with tax-reporting requirements. An Enrolled Agents’ expertise, in the continually changing field of taxation, enables them to effectively represent taxpayers audited by the IRS.

 

Privilege and the Enrolled Agent

 

The IRS Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 allow federally authorized practitioners (those bound by the Department of Treasury’s Circular 230 regulations) a limited client privilege. This privilege allows confidentiality between the taxpayer and the Enrolled Agent under certain conditions. The privilege applies to situations in which the taxpayer is represented in cases involving audit and collection matters. This privilege is not applicable to the preparation and filing of a tax return. This privilege does not apply to state tax matters, although a number of states have an accountant-client privilege.

 
What are the differences between Enrolled Agents and other representatives? 
 
Only Enrolled Agents are required to demonstrate to the IRS their competence in matters of taxation before they may represent a taxpayer before the IRS. Unlike attorneys and CPAs, who may or may not choosen to specialize in taxes, all Enrolled Agents specialize in taxation. Enrolled Agents are the only taxpayer representatives who receive their right to practice from the U.S. government (CPAs and attorneys are licensed by the states).
 

Are Enrolled Agents bound by any ethical standards?

 

Enrolled Agents are required to abide by the provisions of the Department of Treasury’s Circular 230, which provides the regulations governing the practice of Enrolled Agents before the IRS. National Association of Enrolled Agent members are also bound by a Code of Ethics and Rules of Professional Conduct of the Association.

 

How to verify someone is an Enrolled Agent?

 

For verification of an enrolled agent’s status, an individual may ask the enrolled agent to show his or her enrollment card. The card indicates the expiration date for the enrollment license. The date will be shown as 3/31/(year of expiration). An individual seeking to confirm someone’s enrollment can contact the Detroit Office of Practitioner Enrollment at (313) 234-1280 (not a toll-free number) or by email at epp@irs.gov.
 
When making a verification inquiry, the caller must provide the full name (including middle name or initial if known), and city and state of the Enrolled Agent. The caller will receive verification whether the individual is an Enrolled Agent, the agent’s enrollment number and whether the agent is currently in active status. If the Enrolled Agent’s status is other than “active”, the caller will also get information on whether the status category is: inactive enrollment, inactive retirement, terminated, suspended, or disbarred - and the date such status became effective.