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IRS Nationwide Tax Forums new courses online

Tax pros: 2021 self-study seminars now available for continuing education credit

IR-2021-197, October 4, 2021

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today announced that 18 new self-study seminars are available through the IRS Nationwide Tax Forums Online.

Tax professionals – CPAs, enrolled agents, Annual Filing Season Program participants and others – can earn continuing education for $29 per credit.

The new seminars were recorded in July and August at the 2021 IRS Nationwide Tax Forum.

2021 Nationwide Tax Forums Online course listing

  1. Advocating for Taxpayers in Order to Avoid Abusive Tax Schemes

  2. Be Tax Ready – Understanding Rules for Due Diligence and the Child Tax Credit and Earned Income Tax Credit Under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

  3. Charities & Tax-Exempt Organizations Update

  4. Closer Look at the IRS Independent Office of Appeals

  5. Collection Flexibilities During Difficult Economic Times

  6. Common Issues Presented to OPR and Best Practices to Address Them

  7. Determining an Individual’s Tax Residency Status

  8. e-Services and You

  9. Gig Economy

  10. Helping You and Your Clients Steer Clear of Fraud and Scams

  11. Key Enforcement Issues

  12. Keynote Address

  13. Keys to Mastering Due Diligence Requirements and What to Expect During a Due Diligence Audit

  14. Overview of Taxpayer Civil Rights

  15. Professional Responsibility Obligations when Practicing before the IRS: OPR and Circular 230

  16. Retirement Plans – IRS Compliance Initiatives

  17. Tax Law Changes from a Forms Perspective

  18. Virtual Currency

These 18 courses are now available in addition to 37 sessions from previous years that are also available for credit.

Information on continuing education credits

The Nationwide Tax Forums Online is a qualified sponsor of continuing education registered with the IRS Return Preparer Office (RPO) and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA).

To earn credit, tax pros need to create an account, answer review questions throughout the seminar and pass a short test.

The online seminars can be reviewed for free. Individuals who choose this option will not have access to the review questions or final examination and will not receive credit.

For more information, visit IRS Nationwide Tax Forums Onlin

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