IR-2018-130, June 4, 2018 WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service is reminding tax professionals that reduced cost “early bird” registration for all five 2018 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums ends June 15 at 5 p.m. Eastern time. IRS hosts forums to interact with tax professionals and provide the latest information on federal and state tax issues. Attendees who register at www.irstaxforum.com can qualify for the special low rate. The standard rate of $255 starts after 5 p.m. Eastern time June 15 and goes until two weeks before each location’s event. Attendees registering less than two weeks before a forum or on-site will pay $370. IRS Nationwide Tax Forum dates and locations are: July 10 – 12, Atlanta, Ga. July 17 – 19, National Harbor, Md. (Washington, D.C.) Aug. 7 – 9, San Diego, Calif. Aug. 21 – 23, Chicago, Ill. Sept. 11 – 13, Orlando, Fla. Up to 18 continuing education credits may be available for enrolled agents, certified public accountants, Annual Filing Season Program participants, certified financial planners and other tax professionals. Seminars and workshops presented by experts from the IRS and partner organizations will range from data security and identity theft prevention to future IRS digital services and more. The Nationwide Tax Forums also offer tax professionals with unresolved client cases the opportunity to meet face-to-face with IRS representatives in the Case Resolution Program. To schedule an appointment, visit the case resolution table at the forum on Monday or go directly to the case resolution room during the three-day event. To expedite appointment scheduling, bring an original Form 2848 PDF and a completed Nationwide Tax Forum Case Data Sheet PDF. Be sure to bring any supporting documents to Case Resolution to assist in expediting cases. The program is for client cases only. Find out more at the 2018 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums.