Sabina Loving owns Loving Tax Services, Inc., a new tax preparation service in an impoverished neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago where there is high unemployment and many homes and businesses are boarded up. Loving Tax Services is the first business to occupy its storefront in at least the past dozen years, and serves the residents of its community, many of whom are low-income. Prior to starting Loving Tax Services, Loving worked an accountant for more than 10 years for several large businesses, while earning a Master’s degree from Roosevelt University. She is a member of the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers and has been preparing taxes professionally for years.
IJ successfully challenged the IRS’s authority to license tax return preparers. If the licensing scheme had not been struck down, some 350,000 tax return preparers would have been burdened by the new regulations, much to…