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Webinars for Tax Practitioners

The IRS broadcasts webinars on a variety of subjects aimed at educating tax professionals on issues affecting them and their clients. The webinars are free and often offer continuing education (CE) credit for enrolled agents.

Upcoming Webinars

LOCAL WEBINARS

Title: Tax Professional Updates (Webinar) (MD, NC, SC & VA)
Date: June 19, 2014
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Your home or office
Contact: Rhonda Brown; Phone: 443-257-3102; Email: Rhonda.brown@irs.gov
Event Information: This 2-hour webinar is a quarterly event conducted by IRS Stakeholder Liaisons and will give an overview of the following topics:

  • Navigating the IRS for Tax Professionals
  • Becoming a Reporting Agent
  • EITC Due Diligence
  • ITIN and Certifying Acceptance Agents

Please contact Rhonda Brown for additional information.
Sponsored By: IRS Stakeholder Liaison South Atlantic Field Office

Nationwide

City: ANY
Title: Payments to Independent Contractors
Date: May 13, 2014
Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET); 1:00 p.m. (CT); 12:00 p.m. (MT); 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Location: Your Office or Home
Contact: SB/SE Webinars; Email: sbse.webinars@irs.gov
Event Information:
This FREE one-hour broadcast is for:

  • Small Business Owners
  • Small Business and Industry Organizations
  • All Tax Professionals
  • Payroll Organizations and Providers
  • Bookkeepers

 Topics include:

  • Payments to Independent Contractors
  • Form 1099 filing requirements
  • Backup withholding and how to avoid being liable for it
  • CP2100 Notices for payee name/TIN mismatches
  • Live Q&A session with Subject Matter Experts

CE credit is not being offered for this webinar.

To register for the event, visit the Internal Revenue Service Webinar Registration website. This event will be archived on the IRS Video Portal for later viewing approximately three weeks after the date of the event.
Sponsored By: IRS Small Business/Self-Employed Division

Title: Avoiding the Biggest Tax Mistakes
Date: May 15, 2014
Time: 2:00 p.m. (ET); 1:00 p.m. (CT); 12:00 p.m. (MT); 11:00 a.m. (PT)
Location: Your Office or Home
Contact : SB/SE Webinars; Email: sbse.webinars@irs.gov
Event Information: This FREE one-hour broadcast is for:

  • Small Business Owners
  • Small Business and Industry Organizations
  • All Tax Professionals
  • Bookkeepers

Topics include:

  • Learn about the biggest tax mistakes and how to avoid them
  • Discover how to detect common tax schemes and unscrupulous tax preparers
  • Engage in a live Q&A session

CE credit is not being offered for this webinar.

To register for the event, visit the Internal Revenue Service Webinar Registration website. This event will be archived on the IRS Video Portal for later viewing approximately three weeks after the date of the event.
Sponsored By: IRS Small Business/Self-Employed Division


Other Video Outreach Products

  • The IRS Video portal contains video and audio presentations on topics of interest to small businesses, individuals and tax professionals. You will find video clips of tax topics, archived versions of live panel discussions and webinars. CE credit is not offered for viewing presentations on the IRS Video Portal. 
  • IRS Live is a panel discussion among IRS experts and industry professionals aimed at educating tax professionals on the most current and complex tax issues affecting them and their clients. CE credit is often offered for viewing live broadcasts, but not for viewing archived IRS Live shows.

Continuing Education Credit

To receive a certificate of completion, you must:

  • View the live presentation for at least 50 minutes from the start of the program.
  • View the presentation while signed in using the same email address that you used to register (you will not receive credit by watching on someone else’s computer). This will confirm your attendance and generate your certificate of completion.
  • Register individually. Groups can not register with one email address and then receive separate certificates. If certificates are needed, each person must register separately.

Certificates of Completion are e-mailed approximately three weeks after the broadcast.

If you are an enrolled agent, you must register for the webinar with your PTIN. Your PTIN begins with the letter P followed by eight digits. If you don't supply a PTIN, you will receive a certificate; however, your credit will not be reported to the IRS. Other participants will be sent a certificate and may receive credit if the broadcast meets their organization's or state's CE requirements.

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