Update from the IRS Return Preparer Office
Target Audience: CPAs
Field of Study: Taxation (NASBA)
Seminar Level: Beginner
THIS SEMINAR IS NOT AN APPROVED CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSE BY THE IRS RETURN PREPARER OFFICE.
DISCLAIMER: THIS SEMINAR WAS FILMED IN ORLANDO, FLORIDA, ON JULY 13, 2011, 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 Orlando, Florida, in July 2011.
Since January 1, 2011, a new registration requirement has been in place for federal tax return preparers. Attend this session to hear an update on the early program accomplishments and find out what steps you may need to take in the months ahead as future phases of the program are launched. Get the latest information on registration, preparer tax identification numbers, user fees, competency testing, continuing education, background checks, and more. In addition, learn about the legislative requirement for certain return preparers to file returns electronically.
By the end of this presentation you will:
- Get the latest information on registration, preparer tax identification numbers, and user fees
- Learn which return preparers are required to pass a competency testing, submit fingerprints for a background check, and begin annual continuing education courses
- Find out what steps you may need to take in the months ahead as future phases of the program are launched
No prerequisites or advanced preparation are required for this seminar.