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TAX PREPARERS GONE BAD: VOLUME I
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ETHICS: PRESSURES & PERCEPTIONS
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EXPANDING YOUR ACCOUNTING BUSINESS THROUGH PROVIDING ETHICS RELATED SERVICES
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ETHICS AND PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT: PRACTICE BEFORE THE IRS
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A REVIEW OF CIRCULAR 230 AND THE AICPA STATEMENTS ON STANDARDS FOR TAX SERVICES
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ETHICS FOR CPAS: AICPA CODE CHANGES & NEW BUSINESS CHALLENGES
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ETHICAL ISSUES WITH RESPECT TO TAX OPINIONS

NOTE: All jurisdictions accept courses from Registry sponsors to a certain extent. However, some jurisdictions have additional requirements. You can see which jurisdictions have these requirements here: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/cpe-requirements 
CPE Processing Fee$20.00  Webinar TranscriptionN/A     Presentation Length Hour(s)2.0 hours  CPE2.0   2 hours for EAs (Ethics)   Course Id# - HURS9-E-00092-16-S  Subject AreaEthics (Regulatory)  Course LevelBasic  Instructional MethodQAS Self-Study   PrerequisitesNone  Advance PreparationNone  Recorded DateJun 04, 2018  Date OfferedJun 04, 2018  Who should attend?CFO / Controller
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Series: Ethics    
Course Description

Tax professionals provide informal and formal opinions on a daily basis. It is not uncommon for an opinion to be challenged or used by a client as a defense against penalties. This course will consider the various risks associated with issuing tax opinions and the ethical obligations of tax practitioners. In addition, the course will cover best practices and also what happens when the ethical rules are broken.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the ethical obligations of tax practitioners, including requirements relating to reportable transactions, due diligence, conflict of interest, and issuing tax opinions.

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QUESTION 1: 11:00 minutes
QUESTION 2: 41:00 minutes
QUESTION 3: 47:00 minutes
QUESTION 4: 1:05:00 minutes
QUESTION 5: 1:21:00 minutes
QUESTION 6: 1:44:00 minutes
Frequently Asked Questions
  • CPAacademy self-study courses are online.
  • The self-study format allows you to a) access the material online 24/7 and b) study at your own pace.
  • Per NASBA guidelines, you have one year from date of purchase to complete each program.
  • Complete your final exam at any time and get graded instantly. You can retake the exam at no additional charge (unlimited attempts).
  • Print your own certificate of completion on the spot upon passing the exam.
  • Grading policies: a) courses have a minimum passing score 70% b) test takers will not be provided feedback on failed exams.
  • Upon achieving a passing score, test takers will be notified of the correct answers to the questions missed.

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Josh Wu advises large corporations, mid-size businesses, startup companies, and high-net-worth individuals on all aspects of federal tax law. He has particular experience with resolving complex IRS audits, administrative appeals, civil tax litigation, offshore trusts and assets, multijurisdictional investigations, and IRS collection matters.

Josh represents clients in an array of tax controversies and tax litigation matters before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

He regularly helps clients respond to IRS information document requests, manage electronic discovery, prepare for interviews with the IRS, and navigate procedural issues.

Prior to joining Clark Hill Strasburger, Josh worked for several international law firms, including Latham & Watkins LLP, and has been quoted in major news outlets such as The Street, Federal Tax Weekly, and Business News Daily.

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CPAacademy.org (Sponsor Id#: 111889) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

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