Security and e-services - How to Protect Your EFIN, PTIN, and CAF Number

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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.

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 AT NATIONAL HARBOR, MARYLAND, ON JULY 17, 2018, AND THE INFORMATION WAS CORRECT AT THE TIME OF RECORDING.

The IRS Wage and Investment Division presented this seminar at the 2018 IRS Nationwide Tax Forum.

Identity thieves not only target taxpayer data for theft, they also target your identity as well, compromising your EFIN, PTIN and CAF. Receive the latest updates about security changes to e-Services, learn about your obligations to maintain, monitor and protect your EFIN, PTIN and CAF numbers as well as online resources that can help protect your clients and your business.

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

• Determine when E-File became mandatory
• Identify how secure access protects Tax Professional information
• Differentiate between a legitimate and illegitimate source for EFIN’s
• Identify when practitioners are required to review their EFIN activity
• List E-Services Best Practices

No prerequisites or advanced preparation are required for this seminar.