Ten Things You Need to Know About the 2012 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums

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Special Edition Tax Tip 2012-09, May 23, 2012

The 2012 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums are three-day events presented by IRS experts and partner organizations that offer up-to-date information on federal and state tax issues. Tax professionals that take advantage of early registration will receive a significant discount on the registration fee. Keep in mind that the early registration period closes two weeks prior to each forum.

Here are 10 things Enrolled Agents, Certified Public Accountants, Certified Financial Planners, Registered Tax Return Preparers and other tax professionals need to know about the 2012 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums.

  1. Forums are held June through August in Orlando, Atlanta, San Diego, Las Vegas, Chicago and New York.
  2. Those who sign up early can qualify for discounted registration fee. Pre-registration ends two weeks prior to the start of each forum.




    Pre-Registration Deadline


    June 19-21

    June 5


    July 10–12

    June 26

    San Diego

    July 17-19

    July 3

    Las Vegas

    July 31- August 2

    July 17


    August 21-23

    August 7

    New York

    August 28 - August 30

    August 14

  3. Forums offer an opportunity to receive up to 18 continuing education credits through a variety of training seminars and workshops.
  4. Forums will offer 43 separate seminars and workshops on valuable and relevant tax topics.
  5. Forums will also feature a two-day expo with representatives from the IRS as well as other tax, financial, and business communities offering their products, services, and expertise.
  6. Visit with IRS Oversight Board representatives and offer your comments on various IRS initiatives and programs.
  7. Tax professionals attending a forum can bring their toughest unresolved cases to meet with IRS personnel who may be able to help.
  8. Registering for a tax forum is easy! Register by internet, fax or mail.
  9. For more information or to register visit www.irstaxforum.com.
  10. Follow us on Twitter @IRStaxpros to get the latest IRS news and guidance for tax professionals. Or “like” us at www.Facebook.com/IRSTaxForums.


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