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4.0 Credits

Tax practitioners are under increased regulation as to their tax practices. Both the IRS and AICPA have increased the responsibilities of practitioners. The IRS imposes penalties for those who do not follow their regulations. Many practitioners are not aware of how simple procedures can result in severe disciplinary action.


Participants will be able to:  Understand responsibilities that are required by Circular 230  Understand complex preparer penalties and ways to avoid them  Understand how the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, Tax Standards, and Attestation Standards affect tax practitioners  Understand the need to properly address (or avoid) client requests for comfort letters

Major Topics

 IRS Circular 230  Tax penalties  AICPA Code of Conduct  Statements on Standards for Tax Services (SSTSs)

Designed For

All tax practitioners who prepare or sign tax returns.


Basic knowledge of professional ethics rules and regulations


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Your registration fee includes an electronic copy of the course manual. Your eMaterials will be available for download in the "My CPE" area of the website one week before the program date. Please note: Program cancellations will not be allowed once you have downloaded your eMaterials from the website. Copyright note: Reproduction or distribution of the manual or any portion of it is prohibited unless written permission is obtained from the course provider.

We will print a manual and provide it to you at registration the morning of the program.

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