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IRS Representation Series - Reducing IRS Assessments for Interest & Penalties

IRS Representation Series - Reducing IRS Assessments for Interest & Penalties

2 Credits


Subject Area


Webinar Qualifies For

2 CPE credit of Taxes for all CPAs

2 CE credit of Federal Tax for Enrolled Agents ( IRS Approved : GEHNZ ) (Approval No. GEHNZ-T-00541-21-S)

2 CE credit of Federal Tax Subjects for California Tax Professionals (CTEC Approved - 6273) (Approval No. 6273-CE-0522)

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

2 CE credit of Federal Tax for Maryland Tax Preparers (Approval No. GEHNZ-T-00541-21-S)

2 CE credit of Federal Tax for Oregon Tax Preparers (Approval No. GEHNZ-T-00541-21-S)

2 General Educational credit for Tax Professionals / Bookkeepers / Accountants

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Before starting this self study program, please go through the instructional document.


  • Introduction - Purpose of Penalties
    2 mins
  • When Penalty is Proposed
    12 mins
  • Reasonable Cause
    23 mins
  • Argument That Does Nor Work
    35 mins
  • Written/Oral Advice from IRS
    51 mins
  • Administrative Waivers
    84 mins

Course Description

Penalties exist to encourage voluntary compliance by supporting the standards of behavior required by the internal revenue code.

For most tax payers, voluntary compliance consists of preparing an accurate return, filling it immediately, and paying any tax due. Efforts made to fulfill these obligations constitute compliant behavior. Most penalties apply to behavior that fails to meet any or all of these obligations

There are over one hundred-forty separate IRS penalty provisions.

Are you familiar with the guidelines the IRS uses to compute penalties and interest? 

In this IRS Representation online education course, you will gain valuable computation tools, as well as strategies for penalty and interest reduction with updated information.

This online CPE webinar will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to penalties and their purpose
  • Dealing with Proposed Penalties
  • Dealing with Assessed Penalties
  • Penalties in detail
  • Recomputing and Reducing penalties

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 recognize and implement methods for reducing penalties and interest on assessed tax balances
  • To identify which penalty relief criterion includes those cases that are specifically about using the law in the client's favor
  • To recognize how much importance the IRS places on the taxpayer's actions once the facts and circumstances change and what attempt the taxpayer make to comply
  • To recognize what you should try and get for your clients, before paying penalties and the related interest
  • To identify what can result in tax penalty abatement most of the time
  • To recognize the penalty for a payroll tax deposit that is two dates late

Who Should Attend?

  • Accounting Firm
  • Annual Filing Season Program
  • California Registered Tax Professional
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Enrolled Agent
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Maryland Tax Preparers
  • Oregon Tax Preparers
  • Tax Accountant (Industry)
  • Tax Attorney
  • Tax Director (Industry)
  • Tax Firm
  • Tax Managers
  • Tax Practitioners
  • Tax Preparer
  • Tax Professionals
  • Tax Pros
  • Young CPA