2017 Fall Tax School Webinar: Putting Ethics Into Practice - University of Illinois Tax School
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Note: The content covered in this live webinar is the same content that is taught at Fall Tax School.

A tax professional's practice before the IRS is governed by regulations established in Circular 230. Client situations can occasionally give rise to ethical challenges for tax professionals even when they are sincere in their adherence to Circular 230. This 2-hour webinar includes various client situations and proposes ways to navigate ethical challenges presented by clients.

This course will look at scenarios between tax preparers and clients on topics such as:

  • Hobby loss
  • PATH Act
  • Divorced individuals filing separately
  • Inadequate previous information
  • Amended returns
  • Use of social media
  • New audit client

Note: New for 2017, you will access all webinars and digital downloads by logging into your Tax School account on this website.

Fall Tax School webinars feature audio instruction, plus a powerpoint presentation. Each course includes a set of materials that accompany the course presentation.

Dates:

  • Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 10:00AM to 12:00PM Central Time
  • Wednesday, January 17, 2018 from 1:00PM to 3:00PM Central Time

Registration Fee: $50.00

CPE Credits: Up to 2.0 based on attendance and completion of engagement activities.

CPE Filings Available: Illinois MCLE, IRS, CFP (this webinar qualifies for CFP general CPE but not CFP "Ethics" CPE)

Bob Rhea Bob Rhea has been associated with the Tax School since 2005 as an instructor and as a reviewer for the University of Illinois Federal Tax Workbook. Since 1984, he has assisted farmers with accounting, tax, and consulting services in west-central Illinois through the University of Illinois FBFM program. Bob is the national executive director for his professional organization, NAFBAS, and previously was that group's national president. Bob received his bachelor's degree from Western IL University and Master's degree from the University of Illinois. Bob is an enrolled agent (EA) and he lives in Camp Point with his wife, Debbie, sons Tracy and Casey, and daughter Ashley.

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Note: New for 2017, you will access all webinars and digital downloads by logging into your Tax School account on this website.

Note: The content covered in this live webinar is the same content that is taught at Fall Tax School.

  1. Client scenario dealing with hobby loss
  2. Client scenario dealing with the PATH Act
  3. Client scenario dealing with divorced individuals filing separately
  4. Client scenario dealing with inadequate previous information
  5. Client scenario dealing with amended returns
  6. Client scenario dealing with use of social media
  7. Client scenario dealing with new audit client
  8. Client scenario dealing with a public setting

Learning Objectives: By attending this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Apply sections of Circular 230, Regulations Governing Practice before the Internal Revenue Service, to your everyday tax practice.

CPE Credits: Up to 2.0, based on attendance and completion of engagement activities.

Delivery Method: Internet-Based Group

Program Level: Overview

Field of Study: Regulatory Ethics (this webinar qualifies for CFP general CPE but not CFP "Ethics" CPE)

Prerequisite(s): Professional experience in preparing tax returns and an understanding of basic tax rules and regulations.

Materials: Will be available in your Tax School account one week prior to the webinar.

Note: New for 2017, you will access all webinars and digital downloads by logging into your Tax School account on this website.

Last updated 9/18/2017 12:30:34 PM

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