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IRS Representation Series - Conflicts of Interest

IRS Representation Series - Conflicts of Interest

2 Credits


Subject Area

Ethics (Regulatory)

Webinar Qualifies For

2 CPE credit of Ethics (Regulatory) for all CPAs

2 CE credit of Ethics (Federal Tax) for Enrolled Agents ( IRS Approved : GEHNZ ) (Approval No. GEHNZ-E-00549-21-S)

2 CE credit of Ethics (Federal Tax) for California Tax Professionals (CTEC Approved - 6273) (Approval No. 6273-CE-0529)

2 CE credit of Annual Filing Season program (AFSP)( IRS Approved : GEHNZ )

2 CE credit of Practitioner Ethics for Maryland Tax Preparers (Approval No. GEHNZ-E-00549-21-S)

2 CE credit of Federal Tax Related Matters for Oregon Tax Preparers (Approval No. GEHNZ-E-00549-21-S)

2 General Educational credit for Tax Professionals / Bookkeepers / Accountants

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The topic is also scheduled as live webinar on the following dates

Oct 22, 2021 | 09:00 AM EDT Register


  • Circular 230 - Conflicting Intrests
    2 mins
  • Couples Conflicts
    16 mins
  • Willfully Assisting an Illegal Plan to Evade Taxes or Payment
    27 mins
  • What Happens if You're not Careful?
    40 mins
  • Trust Fund Recovery Penalty (TFRP)
    67 mins

Course Description

Internal Revenue Service Circular 230 is the guide for specifics on the responsibilities and duties required of those who prepare tax returns and, give tax planning advice, as well as detailing who may represent taxpayers before the IRS.

It's essential that Circular 230 practitioners recognize and avoid conflicts of interest, as well as when to step away from clients who experience them. The continuing education course will elaborate more about conflict-of-interest rules, Karen Hawkins conflicts, disclosures, and other important issues, as well as helpful resources for future use. You can explore more ethics courses courses Here.

This online CPE course for
ethics will cover the following topics:

  • Conflict of Interest rules in Circular 230
  • Couples Conflicts
  • Partners — Business Association Conflicts
  • Preparer Client Conflict
  • Bring an Attorney in— Kovel Engagements
  • Disclosures
  • Other Resources

This Online Accounting CPE Course is one of the best courses for Accountants and Approved for CPE Credits for CPA, AFSP, EA, & other tax preparers. It's a Part of Series:

Learning Objectives

  • To identify current or potential conflicts of interest
  • To identify how the practitioner may represent a client if all conditions hold true, notwithstanding the existence of a conflict of interest
  • To recognize the nature and extent of the conflict and to either extricate yourself from the situation
  • To describe how issues will affect the wife's potential income tax or penalty liability, in the case about the psychiatrist
  • To recognize when the Trust Fund Recovery Penalty (TFRP) can be assessed against all of these parties
  • To differentiate when to protect yourself and all parties involved
  • To identify what Circular 230 says about Conflicts of Interest
  • To identify when potential conflicts of interests do not require consent forms and disclosures
  • To learn how long conflict records must be maintained
  • To describe what section of Circular 230 defines conflicts of interest

Who Should Attend?

  • Annual Filing Season Program
  • California Registered Tax Professional
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Enrolled Agent
  • Maryland Tax Preparers
  • Oregon Tax Preparers
  • Tax Practitioners
  • Tax Preparer
  • Tax Professionals
  • Young CPA