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If there was an accountant-client privilege that was as broad as the attorney-client privilege, then sure. But there isn't.

There is a federal statutory privilege for accountants, but it's rather narrow. It wouldn't apply to a Congressional subpoena, and it wouldn't override the express statutory grant to Congress to obtain tax returns. And it probably doesn't apply to tax returns, which are expressly prepared for (and subsequently provided to) a third party.

Then this is all grandstanding.
If there's no statute protecting accountants, then Congress can just haul them in front of whomever's committee and be done with it.
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