Helping the Identity Theft Victim

$49.00

Target Audience:  CPAs, EAs, Annual Filing Season Program Participants

Field of Study: Taxation (NASBA); Federal Tax/Tax Related Matters (IRS)

Seminar Level: Beginner


IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT: THE IRS ACCEPTS THIS SEMINAR FOR ONE (1) CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT FOR ENROLLED AGENTS (EA) AND ANNUAL FILING SEASON PROGRAM (afsp) PARTICIPANTS. Others, PLEASE CONSULT WITH YOUR RESPECTIVE STATE LICENSING AGENCY REGARDING ACCEPTABILITY OF THIS CREDIT. 

Note: the credit received from this seminar qualifies as continuing education that is required to obtain the voluntary AFSP – record of completion. however, this website does not offer the AFSP annual federal tax refresher (AFTR) course.

IRS COMMUNICATIONS AND LIAISON IS REGISTERED WITH THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE BOARDS OF ACCOUNTANCY (NASBA) AS A SPONSOR OF CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION ON THE NATIONAL REGISTRY OF CPE SPONSORS. STATE BOARDS OF ACCOUNTANCY HAVE FINAL AUTHORITY ON THE ACCEPTANCE OF INDIVIDUAL COURSES FOR CPE CREDIT. COMPLAINTS REGARDING REGISTERED SPONSORS MAY BE SUBMITTED TO THE NATIONAL REGISTRY OF CPE SPONSORS THROUGH ITS WEBSITE: WWW.LEARNINGMARKET.ORG.

DISCLAIMER: THIS SEMINAR WAS FILMED IN DENVER, COLORADO, ON JULY 28, 2015, AND THE INFORMATION WAS CORRECT AT THE TIME OF RECORDING.

The IRS Wage and Investment division presented this seminar at the 2015 IRS Nationwide Tax Forum.

This seminar provides information about IRS victim assistance efforts from the Taxpayer Protection Program to the Identity Protection Specialized Unit, centralization of identity theft victim assistance inventory, and how these efforts affect preparers and their clients. This seminar also provides guidance about the Identity Protection PIN.

By the end of this presentation, you will be able to:

  • Recall what is and what is not “tax-related” identity theft
  • Differentiate between IRS Letters 4883C, 5071C, and 5447C
  • Recognize identity theft warnings signs
  • Identify when a taxpayer checks Box 1 of Form 14039, Identity Theft Affidavit
  • Select IRS publications that provide information on identity theft

No prerequisites or advanced preparation are required for this seminar.