CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR TAX & FINANCIAL PROFESSIONALS

2020 IRS Representation Update

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Webcast
Icon_Level
Intermediate
Credits
CPE Credits
2 Credits: Taxes

Course Description

Over the past several years, the IRS has seen its budget cut significantly. There has been a corresponding reduction in the quality of service that it provides, including a dramatic cutback in its enforcement efforts. 2019 was a turning point for IRS. It was able to hire 1,000 new enforcement professionals. The new IRS commissioner is improving morale at the agency.  This course will examine the methods the IRS is using in this new enforcement climate. It will cover new IRS examination and collection priorities and procedures, IRS criminal investigation initiatives, recent important developments for practitioners, and taxpayer advocate services. Other topics to be discussed include problems in the tax system, new procedures at IRS campuses, and the impact of new IRS leadership. This course is certain to get you up to speed on how to properly advise your clients in this new enforcement environment.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify IRS initiatives in examinations
  • Recognize current changes in IRS collection procedures
  • Identify the IRS offshore compliance initiative
  • Recognize IRS budget problems and its impact on your clients
  • Discuss IRS penalty procedures and analyze common IRS penalties

Course Specifics

Course ID
WC18206790
Revision Date
February 28, 2020
Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220
IRS Provider Number: 0MYXB
IRS Course Number: 0MYXB-T-01508-20-O
IRS Federal Tax Law Credits: 2
CTEC Provider Number: 2071
CTEC Course Number: 2071-CE-1404
CTEC Federal Tax Law Credits: 2

Course Instructor

Robert (Bob) E. McKenzie Headshot
Robert (Bob) E. McKenzie, EA, Esq.

Robert (Bob) E. McKenzie, EA, Esq., is a partner of the law firm of Arnstein & Lehr LLP of Chicago, Illinois, concentrating his practice in representation before the IRS and state tax agencies. He has lectured extensively on the subject of taxation and has made numerous media appearances, including on Dateline NBC and ABC World News Tonight. Bob has been elected to the American College of Tax Counsel where he serves as secretary/treasurer of its board of regents. Prior to entering private practice, he was employed by the IRS Collection Division in Chicago, Illinois. From 2009–2011, Bob served as a member of the …

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2020 IRS Representation Update

CPE CREDITS
2 Credits: Taxes

$98.00

Icon_Webcast
Webcast
Icon_Level
Intermediate
Credits
CPE Credits
2 Credits: Taxes

Course Description

Over the past several years, the IRS has seen its budget cut significantly. There has been a corresponding reduction in the quality of service that it provides, including a dramatic cutback in its enforcement efforts. 2019 was a turning point for IRS. It was able to hire 1,000 new enforcement professionals. The new IRS commissioner is improving morale at the agency.  This course will examine the methods the IRS is using in this new enforcement climate. It will cover new IRS examination and collection priorities and procedures, IRS criminal investigation initiatives, recent important developments for practitioners, and taxpayer advocate services. Other topics to be discussed include problems in the tax system, new procedures at IRS campuses, and the impact of new IRS leadership. This course is certain to get you up to speed on how to properly advise your clients in this new enforcement environment.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify IRS initiatives in examinations
  • Recognize current changes in IRS collection procedures
  • Identify the IRS offshore compliance initiative
  • Recognize IRS budget problems and its impact on your clients
  • Discuss IRS penalty procedures and analyze common IRS penalties

Course Specifics

Course ID
WC18206790
Revision Date
February 28, 2020
Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220
IRS Provider Number: 0MYXB
IRS Course Number: 0MYXB-T-01508-20-O
IRS Federal Tax Law Credits: 2
CTEC Provider Number: 2071
CTEC Course Number: 2071-CE-1404
CTEC Federal Tax Law Credits: 2

Course Instructor

Robert (Bob) E. McKenzie Headshot
Robert (Bob) E. McKenzie, EA, Esq.

Robert (Bob) E. McKenzie, EA, Esq., is a partner of the law firm of Arnstein & Lehr LLP of Chicago, Illinois, concentrating his practice in representation before the IRS and state tax agencies. He has lectured extensively on the subject of taxation and has made numerous media appearances, including on Dateline NBC and ABC World News Tonight. Bob has been elected to the American College of Tax Counsel where he serves as secretary/treasurer of its board of regents. Prior to entering private practice, he was employed by the IRS Collection Division in Chicago, Illinois. From 2009–2011, Bob served as a member of the …

Robert (Bob) E. McKenzie, EA, Esq. Read More »

2020 IRS Representation Update

CPE CREDITS
2 Credits: Taxes

$98.00