2022 IRS Nationwide Tax Forum begins July 19

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IR-2022-90, April 19, 2022

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today announced the 2022 IRS Nationwide Tax Forum will be held virtually over five weeks starting July 19, with a series of live-streamed webinars every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Held each summer for more than 30 years, the IRS Nationwide Tax Forum is the IRS's marquee outreach event to the tax professional community. Even as some areas of the country are lifting limits on indoor gatherings, the IRS will once again present the Nationwide Tax Forum in a virtual format out of an abundance of caution.

The virtual format allows experts from the IRS and its association partners to educate and update the tax professional community on tax law, professional ethics, virtual currency, collection issues and many other topics. Registering and attending these virtual seminars will allow many to fully satisfy their annual continuing education requirements.

Tax professionals are encouraged to  register now  to take advantage of this virtual program.

Seminar dates and agenda

The 2022 IRS Nationwide Tax Forum will begin on July 19, and continue through August 18, with live-streamed webinars broadcast on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Registration enables attendees to participate in all of the live webinars earning up to 28 continuing education credits.

The IRS Nationwide Tax Forum will feature a keynote address from Commissioner Charles P. Rettig, a plenary session with tax law and publications updates and multiple sessions on high-interest topics. Presentations are made by both IRS experts and partner associations.

This year four seminars, including the plenary session and an ethics webinar, will be offered both in English and Spanish. Additional multilingual resources will be available for attendees in the Virtual Expo.

Course details, including webinar titles, descriptions and schedule will be available soon.

2022 registration and fees

Tax professionals who register by 5 p.m. ET on June 15, qualify for an Early Bird rate of $240 per person. The standard rate starting June 16, will be $289.

Discounts for national association members

Members of the IRS national partner associations listed below qualify for a discount of $10 off the Early Bird rate, but only if they register by June 15. Participating association members should contact their association directly for more information:

  • American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Taxation
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA)
  • National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP)
  • National Society of Accountants (NSA)
  • National Society of Tax Professionals (NSTP)
  • Low Income Taxpayer Clinics (LITC)
  • Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA)

Virtual Expo and focus groups

Registration at the 2022 IRS Nationwide Tax Forum includes access to the Virtual Expo. The Virtual Expo provides a great opportunity to visit with exhibitors representing dozens of commercial leaders in tax software and financial services, as well as leading national associations and several key IRS offices. Highlights of the Virtual Expo include:

  • The latest tax products and software
  • Representatives from IRS program offices in the IRS Zone, including expanded resources for multilingual engagement
  • Bonus Q&A sessions in the Speaker's Corner after each live session
  • Live webinars from many of our sponsors

In addition, attendees are invited to share their experiences and discuss innovative ideas directly with the IRS in numerous small, virtual focus groups. Please check 2022 IRS Nationwide Tax Forum registration page for the list of topics and qualifying criteria.