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Webinars for Small Businesses

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.

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Title: Tax Information for H-2A Visa Agricultural Workers and Employers (Webinar)
Date: November 6, 2014
Time: 1:30 p.m. (ET); 12:30 p.m. (CT); 11:30 a.m. (MT); 10:30 a.m. (PT)
Location: Your home or office
Event Information: Join the Internal Revenue Service for this free webinar that will address these questions for the H-2A employee and their employer:

  • Do workers need a social security number and how do they get it?
  • Are the worker’s wages subject to federal income tax and social security and Medicare taxes?
  • When is a federal income tax return required?
  • Should employers be withholding or should workers pay estimated taxes?
  • Will workers be filing the 1040 or 1040NR federal income tax returns?
  • Are workers subject to backup withholding and when?
  • Is the employer liable for backup withholding?
  • How does the employer report wages and/or backup withholding for H-2A workers?

This webinar qualifies for up to 1 Federal Tax CE Credit through the IRS Approved CE Provider Program. Other payroll and tax professionals may qualify depending on the requirements of their organizations. To register, visit the H-2A Webinar Registration website.
Sponsored By: Internal Revenue Service, Stakeholder Liaison - Northwest Area


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.
  • 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.

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 e-mail address and then receive separate certificates. If certificates are needed, each person must register separately.

Certificates of Completion are emailed 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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