IRS and Security Summit Updates: Making Progress Against Identity Theft

$49.00

Target Audience: CPAs, EAs, Annual Filing Season Program Participants
Field of Study: Taxation (NASBA); Federal Tax/Tax Related Matters (IRS)

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.

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DISCLAIMER: THIS SEMINAR WAS FILMED IN Dallas, Texas, ON July 27, 2017, AND THE INFORMATION WAS CORRECT AT THE TIME OF RECORDING.

Seminar Level: Beginner

The IRS Wage & Investment Division presented this seminar at the 2017 IRS Nationwide Tax Forum.

Working in partnership with state tax agencies and the tax industry, the IRS made significant inroads against identity theft in 2016 and seeks to build upon that foundation for 2017 and beyond. This session will educate tax professionals about the actions being taken by the Security Summit, detail the initial results and outline the future of the Security Summit approach and tax professionals' roles. The presentation will also detail how tax professionals may partner with the IRS to better protect themselves and their clients. Taxes. Security. Together. We all have a role to play.

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

  • List the IRS Security Summit Initiatives
  • Determine the correct victim assistance procedures
  • Identify W-2 Verification code elements
  • List ways in which preparers can partner with the IRS to improve Security
  • Measure results of initiatives to combat fraudulent returns.

No prerequisites or advanced preparation are required for this seminar.