Identity Theft – The Security Summit Initiative

$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 New Orleans, LOUISIANA, ON JULY 27, 2016, AND THE INFORMATION WAS CORRECT AT THE TIME OF RECORDING.

The IRS Wage and Investment Division presented this seminar at the 2016 IRS Nationwide Tax Forum.

This session provides an overview of the Security Summit Initiative and the tax community partnership that enacted critical safeguards for 2016. Plans now are underway for 2017. Presenters will discuss emerging issues on identity theft and the role of tax preparers in the 2017 planning and in educating their clients about safeguarding personal data.

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

• Identify the IRS multipronged approach to eliminate Identity Theft
• Recall the Progress that has been made against Identity Theft
• Recognize Results from 2015 filing season
• Identify Security Summit Successes
• Determine how to best assist in enhanced collaboration to increase public awareness and security

No prerequisites or advanced preparation are required for this seminar.