IRS statistics show an increasing number of collection accounts over the last five years. This course will provide practitioners with a concise method of analyzing the tax situation of a potential collection client to determine which options are available to help resolve their tax issue. Participants will learn 10 collection method alternatives, what characteristics make the potential client a good fit for each method, and the pitfalls to avoid in each method.
Course materials include direct citations to the Internal Revenue Code, regulations, and the Internal Revenue Manual in an effort to help guide practitioners to handle a collection client issue with success.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Cite the alternatives available to a collection client
- Compare and contrast various options for dealing with tax liabilities
- Recognize the factors that eliminate a collection resolution option
- Employ an intake form to help decide which option is best for your client
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