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MANAGING ETHICAL DILEMMAS FOR TEXAS CPAS
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EXPANDING YOUR ACCOUNTING BUSINESS THROUGH PROVIDING ETHICS RELATED SERVICES
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Tax Ethics and Best Practices

TAX ETHICS AND BEST PRACTICES

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Available Date(s)
Wednesday, January 27, 2021: 3:00PM EST

Cost $40.00
CPE Credits 2.0 hours
Subject Area 2.0 - Ethics (Regulatory) (Ethics)
CE Credits 2.0 hours
Course Id# - HURS9-E-00852-20-O
Course Level Basic
Instructional Method Group Internet Based
Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Course Description

In this webinar, we will discuss sources and standards of tax ethics and best practices to ensure compliance and avoid penalties.  In reviewing the requirements of Circular 230, the AICPA Statements on Standards for Tax Services, and the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct, we will touch on common practice issues including what standards must be met to take a position on a tax return, when you can omit an answer to a question on a tax return when you must verify information provided by a taxpayer or third party, the use of estimates, correcting errors and omissions on returns, responsibilities when faced with a conflict of interest, and the form and content of advice provided to taxpayers. We will also discuss the necessity of establishing data security plans, providing tax return documents to third parties, and requirements related to the retention of client records and other documents.

Learning Objectives:


  • Recognize Treasury Dept Circular 230 (applicable to those who practice before the IRS)

  • Recognize rules applicable to AICPA members

  • Recognize Statements on Standards for Tax Services (SSTSs)

  • Identify key ethical issues SSTS #1 through #7

  • Recognize AICPA project to review and update SSTSs

  • Identify the six principles of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct

  • Identify the risks and responsibilities surrounding the acceptance of new clients

  • Determine safeguards for protecting taxpayer information, e-signing, and other data security issues

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Roby Sawyers

NC State University
Undergraduate Program Director
rsawyers@ncsu.edu
(919) 515-4443

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Roby Sawyers, Ph.D., CPA, CMA, is a Professor in the Department of Accounting at NC State University.  He earned his undergraduate accounting degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, his master’s from the University of South Florida, and his Ph.D. from Arizona State University.  He has taught various undergraduate and graduate courses in taxation, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, and strategic cost management at NC State. He has been a visiting professor in the International Management Program at the Catholic University in Lille, France, the Vienna School of Economics and Business (Wirtschaftsuniversitat Wien), and the SKEMA Business School in Raleigh, North Carolina. 

He is an author of Federal Tax Research (Cengage Learning) and chapters on international tax, state and local tax, tax research, and tax practice and procedure in Corporate, Partnership, Estate, and Gift Taxation (Van-Griner). He frequently writes for leading academic, policy, and professional tax journals.  

Dr. Sawyers is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), currently serving on the Tax Practice Responsibilities Committee. He previously chaired the AICPA’s Tax Legislation and Policy Committee and the Trust, Estate, and Gift Tax Committee. He has also served on the AICPA’s Tax Executive Committee and Precertification Education Executive Committee.

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About Our Presenter

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North Carolina State University is a public land-grant research university in Raleigh, North Carolina. Founded in 1887 and part of the University of North Carolina system, it is the largest university in the Carolinas.NC State has an enrollment of more than 35,000 students, making it among the largest in the country. NC State has historical strengths in engineering, statistics, agriculture, life sciences, textiles, and design and offers bachelor's degrees in 106 fields of study. The graduate school offers master's degrees in 104 fields, doctoral degrees in 61 fields, and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.