Oct 04, 2021 5:37 AM

IRS rolls out series of online training seminars on tax policy

Posted Oct 04, 2021 5:37 AM

IRS

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today announced that 18 new self-study seminars are available through the IRS Nationwide Tax Forums Online.

Tax professionals – CPAs, enrolled agents, Annual Filing Season Program participants and others – can earn continuing education for $29 per credit.

The new seminars were recorded in July and August at the 2021 IRS Nationwide Tax Forum.

2021 Nationwide Tax Forums Online course listing

  1. Advocating for Taxpayers in Order to Avoid Abusive Tax Schemes
  2. Be Tax Ready – Understanding Rules for Due Diligence and the Child Tax Credit and Earned Income Tax Credit Under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021
  3. Charities & Tax-Exempt Organizations Update
  4. Closer Look at the IRS Independent Office of Appeals
  5. Collection Flexibilities During Difficult Economic Times
  6. Common Issues Presented to OPR and Best Practices to Address Them
  7. Determining an Individual's Tax Residency Status
  8. e-Services and You
  9. Gig Economy
  10.  Helping You and Your Clients Steer Clear of Fraud and Scams
  11.  Key Enforcement Issues
  12. Keynote Address
  13. Keys to Mastering Due Diligence Requirements and What to Expect During a Due Diligence Audit
  14.  Overview of Taxpayer Civil Rights
  15.  Professional Responsibility Obligations when Practicing before the IRS: OPR and Circular 230
  16.  Retirement Plans - IRS Compliance Initiatives
  17.  Tax Law Changes from a Forms Perspective
  18.  Virtual Currency

These 18 courses are now available in addition to 37 sessions from previous years that are also available for credit.

Information on continuing education credits

The Nationwide Tax Forums Online is a qualified sponsor of continuing education registered with the IRS Return Preparer Office (RPO) and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA).

To earn credit, tax pros need to create an account, answer review questions throughout the seminar and pass a short test.

The online seminars can be reviewed for free. Individuals who choose this option will not have access to the review questions or final examination and will not receive credit.

For more information, visit IRS Nationwide Tax Forums Online.