Prospects of EA in India
An Enrolled Agent is a person who has earned the privilege of preparing US tax returns and also representing taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) by passing a three-part comprehensive IRS test covering individual and business tax returns.
The course is really useful if you wish to continue any kind of US taxation jobs. There is a wide scope of job opportunities for many who wish to pursue this field. Many opportunities lie in the US as the course deals with US taxation.
Indian ITES – BPO and KPO industry servicing International and US Financial and Accounting domain is growing leaps and bounds. All these firms including BIG4, require knowledgeable and skilled resources to service their US and International clients on US taxation. Enrolled Agent being highest credential awarded by IRS for US taxation practice; Job seekers with EA qualification are most preferred resources by these companies.
All fortune 500 companies which have their shared services, International Banks , Financial Institutions , Big 4 and other accounting companies need EA’s in their system . New FATCA (Foreign accounting tax compliance act) rules stipulate that all the Indian banks and Financial Institutions also need to submit reports on transactions entered by US investors. EA’s will be prime resource to handle these work process.
Enrolled agent will have opportunity to work in:
- Big 4 audit firms
- Accounting and taxation BPO’s & KPO’s
- Shared service centers
- International Banks & FIs BPO & KPO’s
- Indian banks & FIs
- Indian International companies