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Circular 230 Ethics (Latest)

  • Accountant
  • AFSP
  • CRTP
  • CPA (US)
  • EA
  • ORTP
  • MRTP
  • CFIRS
  • CWS
  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Course Description

Many changes have taken place for business professionals due to COVID-19. Most workplaces have transitioned to fully remote operations, and there is an abundance of new rules and regulations to navigate through. In these difficult times, accounting and tax professionals must especially stay up to date on ethical practices and new quality control procedures.

Ethical issues for tax practitioners typically arise from a conflict among the duties owed to the client, to the system, and to yourself. When conflicts arise, it is important to understand what standards will be used to judge your conduct. This program will review Circular 230, and selected tax penalties, and discuss specific situations, both in the context of tax planning and return preparation. Currently, the IRS only requires practitioners who represent taxpayers before the IRS to follow Circular 230 due to the Loving case. Even though tax representation creates a jurisdiction hook, tax representatives can still run afoul for tax preparation issues under Circular 230. The Free Ethics Webinar covers the basics of IRS Office Professional Responsibility, how it functions, and interacts with tax practitioners.

In this online ethics webinar, you will learn the ins and outs of Circular 230. Circular 230 is where tax practitioners have their main source of ethics. Oftentimes, practitioners can inadvertently go astray of these rules. This webinar will look at real-life examples of practitioners who violated Circular 230.

Key topics covered in this online Free Ethics CPE webinar are as follows:                                                                      

  • Prepare for new changes in the ethics world
  • Identify the rules that apply to taxes
  • Locate resources for tax ethics
  • Who is subject to Circular 230
  • Develop quality control procedures for your tax practice
  • Apply the rules for Circular 230 to real-life examples
  • Maintain an ethical tax practice
  • The sanction power of OPR
  • What to do in a situation where OPR reaches out to you as a practitioner for possible violations of Circular 230
  •  The rules relating to PTINs and who needs them
  • Discuss sticky ethical situations and how to handle them

                

Learning Objectives

  • To know where to look for ethical tax guidance
  • To determine which parts of Circular 230 apply to your practice
  • To discuss how to properly utilize due diligence in tax practice
  • To discuss ways to limit your professional liability with the use of ethical procedures
  • How to Create a tax quality control document

Recommended For

  • This continuing education webinar on IRS Regulatory Ethics is recommended for all CPA, EA, AFSP and Other Tax professionals engaged in the field of Taxation

Who Should Attend?

  • California Registered Tax Professional
  • CPA - Large Firm
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Enrolled Agent
  • Maryland Tax Preparers
  • Oregon Tax Preparers
  • Tax Attorney
  • Tax Firm
  • Tax Practitioners
  • Tax Pros
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 2 CE Credit of Ethics for Enrolled Agents (EA) (Approval No. GEHNZ-E-00543-21-O)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Ethics (Regulatory) for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 2 CE Credit of Ethics (Regulatory) for California Registered Tax Preparers (CRTP) (Approval No. 6273-CE-0524)
  • 2 CE Credit of Taxes for Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP)
  • 2 CE Credit of Federal Tax Related Matters for Oregon Registered Tax Preparers (ORTP) (Approval No. GEHNZ-E-00543-21-O)
  • 2 CE Credit of Federal Tax Related Matters for Maryland Tax Preparer (MRTP) (Approval No. GEHNZ-E-00543-21-O)
  • 2 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 2 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 2 General Credit for Accountant/Bookkeeper/Tax Professionals

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    2
  • Instructional Method :
    Group Internet Based
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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Presenter

About Presenter

Nicholas Preusch

Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Nicholas Preusch

Nicholas has worked with the Internal Revenue Service as a Revenue Agent and an Attorney with the IRS Office of Professional Responsibility. Nicholas has authored publications for the AICPA’s Journal of Accountancy, AICPA’s Tax Advisor, NATP’s Tax Pro Journal, and CCH’s Journal of Tax Practice and Procedure. He also co-authored a textbook, Tax Preparer Penalties and Circular 230 Enforcement, published by Thomson Reuters. Nicholas has been recognized as the Top 5 Under 35 CPAs in Virginia, and is a member of the  AICPA’s Tax Executive Committee. Nicholas is an adjunct professor at the University of Mary Washington. He is a graduate of Carthage College, University of Connecticut (M.S. in Accounting), Case Western Reserve University School of Law (J.D.), and Georgetown University (LLM in Taxation).

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Ratings and Review

4.5

6355 Ratings

Excellent

3668

Very Good

2146

Average

463

Poor

56

Terrible

22

HS

Harry Segal, Accountant, CPA (US), BO

Nov 7th, 2019

I Have Seen At Least One Or Two 230 Seminars From IRS . They Just Read The Law That They Probably Understand ,, But Do Not Convey The Feeling This Guy Did For Understanding Tax Practice,,, thanks for presenting this,, hope you can deliver a part two

AR

Andrea Rabenberg, EA

Dec 28th, 2019

Webinar was good and provided a nice refresher. I'm for some reason unable to provide a rating but I would give it 5 stars:)

NP

Nolan Price, EA

Dec 19th, 2019

Webinar was great. I had some issues with final test launching, but that could have been my fault

ET

Elzbieta Todd, Accountant, Others

Nov 30th, 2021

Great presentation. The only item that needs reviewed in my opinion is the PowerPoint. Seems to be thrown together and there is not much consistency between the slides. At times, it font is too small to ready in a large paragraph or it has points within the paragraph. Other than that, the instructor is great and used great examples.

RW

Ralph Wright, EA

Mar 4th, 2022

An excellent presentation regarding the broad area of Ethics and IRS Circular 230. Could have projected some more about the nuts and bolts means by which we need to deal with protecting our client's computer data as well as what are the requirements for digital signatures by both the client(s) and the preparing firm.

Circular 230 Ethics (Latest)

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Ethics (Regulatory)

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