Update from the IRS Return Preparer Office (2012)
Target Audience: CPAs, EAs, RTRPs
Field of Study: Taxation (NASBA); Federal Tax Update (IRS)
Seminar Level: Beginner
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DISCLAIMER: THIS SEMINAR WAS FILMED IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA, ON JULY 11, 2012, AND THE INFORMATION WAS CORRECT AT THE TIME OF RECORDING.
The IRS Return Preparer Office delivered this seminar at the IRS Nationwide Tax Forum in July 2012.
The IRS Return Preparer Office will provide updates on the following: the status of PTIN requirements for tax return preparers; continuing education requirements for certain tax return preparers; the Registered Tax Return Preparer competency test program; the transfer of the enrolled agent program to RPO; and the ongoing compliance efforts.
By the end of this presentation you will:
- Know which return preparers are required to have a PTIN and how to register and renew a PTIN
- Be familiar with which categories of preparers must take and pass the IRS competency test
- Understand the importance of not waiting until the last minute to take IRS competency test
- Learn the continuing education requirements for RTRPs and RTRP candidates, and find out where to locate the online list of IRS-approved continuing education providers
No prerequisites or advanced preparation are required for this seminar.