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 CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, ON JULY 24, 2019, AND THE INFORMATION WAS CORRECT AT THE TIME OF RECORDING.
The IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service presented this seminar at the 2019 IRS Nationwide Tax Forum.
The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is your voice at the IRS. TAS helps individuals and businesses resolve tax problems with the IRS and recommends administrative and legislative changes to mitigate these problems. This session will provide an overview of when to come to TAS, administrative procedures to request TAS assistance, and discuss practical tips about how to work with TAS and how TAS can facilitate your interactions with the IRS. The session will also discuss TAS’s use of Operation Assistance Requests, Taxpayer Assistance Orders, and the Annual Report to Congress as tools to effectively advocate for taxpayers.
By the end of this presentation, you will be able to:
• Discuss the types of cases the Taxpayer Advocate Service accepts
• List the fundamental rights within the Taxpayer Bill of Rights
• Identify how the Taxpayer Advocate Service can help practitioners
• Cite the code Section that provides the Taxpayer Advocate Authority
• Identify when it is appropriate to refer a client to an LITC
No prerequisites or advanced preparation are required for this seminar.