Catherine Novak, E.A. Catherine has been in private practice since 1989. Prior to that she was with the IRS for 10 years, serving as tax auditor, revenue officer, tax instructor and bankruptcy specialist. She specializes in the field of taxation, preparing returns for Individuals, LLC’s, Partnerships, Corporations, Estates and Trusts. You might be asking yourself what does E.A. stands for? E.A. is the abbreviation for Enrolled Agent. Enrolled Agents are regulated by the Director of Practice in the Internal Revenue Service. Enrolled Agents are authorized to appear on behalf (in place) of taxpayers, before the Internal Revenue Service and Tax Court. Only Enrolled Agents, CPA’s and attorneys have this License. Along with preparations of all types of Federal returns, Catherine also prepares State returns.