July 26, 2018 NAEA exists to protect, promote and provide for our profession. One of the most difficult accomplishments for any association is to be invited to testify before Congress. Such testimony invariably raises the profession’s profile and sends the message it is influencing policy. We have had two such opportunities within the past seven […]
The Understanding Tax Scam and Abusive Schemes webinars will provide an overview of the following: Abusive Tax Schemes and Promotors: How You Recognize Them 2018 Dirty Dozen Tax Schemes Goal of IRS Preparer and Promoter Investigations Reporting Suspected Abusive Tax Promotions and Preparers Plus a Live Q & A Click here for details and registration.
IR-18-146 press release IRS Released DRAFTS of the 2018 Forms and Schedules
The IRS Office of National Public Liaison is soliciting CPAs and Enrolled Agents to review the new curriculum for the IRS Nationwide Tax Forums Online (NTFO) Curriculum. NTFO provides education for tax professionals from the IRS Nationwide Tax Forums. Each online, self-study seminar includes interactive video synchronized with PowerPoint presentations, alongside downloadable slides and complete […]
Based on feedback from tax professionals and taxpayers, the NYS Tax Department recently revised Form POA-1, Power of Attorney, and implemented a power of attorney (POA) web application to make it easy to file. The changes are part of the department’s ongoing effort to make its forms more user-friendly and to enhance its operational efficiency. […]
Are you aware of the FREE (with CE Credit available) “Webinars for Tax Professionals” offered by the IRS? Take a look. Click on the post title (above), then you can click on this link to see what’s offered.
WASHINGTON – The IRS today warned tax professionals to increase their computer security and to beware of their inbox – specifically the successful email scams dubbed spear phishing that identify themselves as a friend, customer or company. As part of the Security Summit effort, the IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry next week […]
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The IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry warn tax professionals to beware of phishing emails purporting to be from a tax software education provider and seeking extensive amounts of sensitive preparer data. Click on the post title (above), then read the rest here.
The IRS is committed to protecting taxpayer and tax preparer information and maintaining the security of its systems. As part of that effort, the IRS is strengthening the identity validating process used to access certain self-help tools on IRS.gov. Starting late October 2016 – October 24 is the target date – e-services users will be […]