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February 11, 2020
4:00PM - 8:00PM ET



Course Description

Tax law research is a vital skill for any practitioner. Familiarity with tax law sources enhances a practitioner's ability to conduct tax research quickly and effectively. This course provides participants with a comprehensive review of primary tax law sources along with a review of proper citation methods; participants will be provided dozens of free internet sites that contain primary tax law sources and other key information. Tax research methodology is defined and demonstrated through multiple case studies. Through this course, you'll develop research strategies that save you time and increase your proficiency with this essential skill. 


Mark Seid, EA, CPA, USTCP

Mark F. Seid, EA, CPA has an active tax practice in Paso Robles, California specializing in small businesses and tax controversy. A National Tax Practice Institute graduate, Mark is admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court. He has served as an Internal Revenue Agent with the IRS in San Jose and San Luis Obispo, California, a state director for the California Society of Enrolled Agents, and the chair for the society’s Finance and Budget committee. He regularly presents courses to tax professionals on issues affecting small businesses.

Course Specifics

Jul 25, 2018

Compliance Information

IRS Provider #: 0MYXB
IRS Course ID: 0MYXB-U-01297-18-O
IRS Federal Tax Law Credits: 4
CTEC Provider #: 2071
CTEC Course ID: 2071-CE-1241
CTEC Federal Tax Law Credits: 4
Qualifies for CA Fraud: No

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Apply tax research methodology
  • Recognize how to use primary tax law sources and tax research services
  • Identify the various levels of authority
  • Discuss how to use the Internal Revenue Manual when representing clients in IRS audits

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