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CPE Self-Study
IRS Audits - Tax Staff Essentials
NASBA FIELD OF STUDY
Taxes
LEVEL
Intermediate
CPE CREDITS
Online: 5.5
Updated for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, this CPE 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.

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Product details

Who Will Benefit?

  • CPAs, enrolled agents, and attorneys

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

Learning Objectives

  • 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.

Save when you buy the complete Tax Staff Essentials, Level 4 online bundle.

Want to help your client save money and avoid potential trouble with the IRS? Updated for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), this CPE 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.

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Author(s)

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.

Publisher

American Institute of CPAs

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is the world’s largest member association representing the CPA profession, with more than 418,000 members in 143 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 specialized credentials for qualified professionals who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. With The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), it offers the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation, which sets the global benchmark for quality and recognition in management accounting.

The AICPA and CIMA also make up the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association), which represents public and management accounting globally, advocating on behalf the public interest and advancing the quality, competency and employability of CPAs, CGMAs and other accounting and finance professionals worldwide.

The AICPA maintains offices in New York, Washington, DC, Durham, NC, and Ewing, NJ.

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CREDIT INFO
CPE credits
Online
: 5.5
NASBA Field of Study
Taxes
Level
Intermediate
Prerequisites
Experience in business taxation
ADVANCE PREPARATION
None
Delivery Method
QAS Self-Study
Course acronym
TSE.IRS
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