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CPE Self-Study

IRS Audits - Tax Staff Essentials

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Want to help your client save money and avoid potential trouble with the IRS? This course explains what may trigger an IRS audit, how to negotiate, settle on appeal, qualify for an IRS collection program and evaluate your client's best options for dealing with the IRS. You will also learn about IRS audit techniques, how to handle requests and appeal rights so you can represent your clients with confidence.

Learning Objectives

This course will prepare you to do the following:

  • Evaluate IRS audit trends and the audit selection process.
  • Determine when IRS requests could be challenged.
  • Identify the timing, scope, and location of various IRS audits.
  • Understand IRS audit techniques and inquiries and appeal rights.
  • Manage the information document request process and evaluate the contents of a revenue agent report.

Key Topics

  • The assessment process
  • Audit selection, examination, and the appeals process
  • Installment agreements
  • Offers in compromise
  • Advising delinquent taxpayers
  • The IRS collection process for tax liens, levy, seizure, and sale
  • Bankruptcy and the effect on tax liabilities
  • Practice before the IRS
  • Business taxation
  • Tax liens levy seizure
  • Fund recovery penalty

Who Will Benefit?

  • CPAs, enrolled agents, and attorneys

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About the Authors

Wendy E. Kravit, CPA

Wendy Kravit, CPA, MBA started her career working for the Internal Revenue Service as a Revenue Agent. After spending a few years with the government, she left the Service and joined the faculty of Northern Illinois University where she taught federal taxation in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. She also operated a sole proprietorship in Northern Illinois where she specialized in tax and representation before the IRS. She sold her practice in Illinois and moved to Maryland in 2004 where she continues to teach and consult.

Ms. Kravit had been an active member of the Illinois CPA Society where she served on the Tax Executive Committee for many years. She was a steady member of the task force and occasionally the Chairman for the Annual Illinois CPA Society Federal Tax Conference. She has reviewed textbooks for publishers and she has written tax articles for various publications including the Tax Advisor.

Currently, Ms. Kravit is a former member of the AICPA's IRS Practice and Procedures Committee. Wendy is author of several continuing education tax courses for the AICPA.

About the Publisher

AICPA

About the AICPA The American Institute of CPAs is the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession, with more than 412,000 members in 144 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting. The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, and offers specialty credentials for CPAs who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. Through a joint venture with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, it has established the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation, which sets a new standard for global recognition of management accounting.

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