Target Audience: CPAs, EAs, Annual Filing Season Program Participants
Field of Study: Ethics (NASBA); Ethics (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 25, 2017, AND THE INFORMATION WAS CORRECT AT THE TIME OF RECORDING.
Seminar Level: Beginner
The IRS Office of Professional Responsibility Division presented this seminar at the 2017 IRS Nationwide Tax Forum.
This seminar will address tax professional behavior that results in discipline, from reprimand to disbarment. It will include a discussion of factors that drive the decision on whether to take disciplinary action, and how the Office of Professional Responsibility decides the appropriate level of discipline.
By the end of this presentation, you will be able to:
- Identify the Rules Governing Authority to Practice
- Determine the OPR Referral and Complaint Process
- List Common Circular 230 Violations
- Differentiate between a censure and disbarment
- List Examples of when a Final Agency Decision could be issued on Conduct
No prerequisites or advanced preparation are required for this seminar.