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Tax Ethics

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Overview

  • Recent Cases
    3 mins
  • Section 10.36(b)
    12 mins
  • Background on Circular 230
    19 mins
  • 31 U.S.C 330
    21 mins
  • Separate and Distinct from IRC
    36 mins
  • Furnishing Information to IRS
    50 mins
  • Advertising
    72 mins

Course Description

This online continuing education course is designed to meet the general ethics requirements for CPAs licensed in various states. It covers IRS Circular 230, AICPA Statements on Standards for Tax Services, IRS practice issues and the IRC Sec. 6694(a) tax return practitioner penalty. This free ethics course is designed to provide the CPA with an ethical framework used to sort through ethical dilemmas. In addition to conceptual theories, it provides detailed guidance on the applicable specific laws, rules, and regulations. The ethics course is designed to serve a dual purpose, the course provides the tools to spot questionable ethical practices and acts as a detailed reference guide to research the appropriate ethical response to virtually any situation.

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.

In this practical CPE webinar, you will explore new changes to the ethics world and discuss how accountants can maintain an ethical practice.

In this Free Ethics webinar, you will also learn the ins and outs of Circular 230. Circular 230 is where tax practitioners have their main source of ethics. Often times, 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 tax ethics webinar

  • What does practice before the IRS mean?
  • Who may practice before the IRS?
  • What should a tax preparer do if he or she has knowledge of a client's omission of income from a tax return?
  • May a tax preparer rely on the work of other tax return preparers?
  • May a tax preparer rely on and use client-provided information?
  • Standards associated with giving advice to clients
  • Abolition of the disclaimer requirement
  • When must a tax preparer examine a client’s books and records?
  • Prepare for new changes in the ethics world
  • Identify the rules that apply to taxes
  • Locate resources for tax ethics
  • Develop quality control procedures for your tax practice
  • Apply the rules for Circular 230 to real-life examples
  • Maintain an ethical tax practice

Learning Objectives

  • To discuss Circular 230 - IRS tax ethics
  • To discuss SSTS - AICPAs Statement of Standards on Tax Services
  • To discuss Unenrolled practitioner - anyone who is not an EA, CPA, or attorney
  • To discuss the Ethics - more set of rules that guide the tax practice world
  • To Know where to look for ethical tax guidance
  • To determine which parts of Circular 230 apply to your practice
  • To explain how to properly utilize due diligence in tax practice
  • To discuss ways to limit your professional liability with the use of ethical procedures
  • To define a tax quality control document

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • Senior Accountant
  • Staff of Accounting Firm
  • Young CPA

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