Director of the IRS Return Preparer Office
Carol A. Campbell was named director of the IRS Return Preparer Office in August 2012. Her office handles the preparer tax identification number (PTIN) program and registration of almost 700,000 tax return preparers and other tax professionals with the IRS, as well as oversight of the Annual Filing Season Program and all enrollment programs.
After law school, Carol worked for the U.S. Department of Labor, and then joined the IRS in 1991. Before becoming RPO Director, Carol was a senior docket attorney in Chief Counsel, Counsel to the National Taxpayer Advocate, Division Counsel for Wage and Investment, and Deputy Chief of Staff for the IRS Commissioner.