Don't miss IRS Commissioner Werfel’s keynote address at the IRS Atlanta Tax Forum

IRS Tax Tip 2023-84, June 22, 2023

IRS Commissioner Danny Werfel will give the keynote address at the Atlanta session of the Nationwide Tax Forum on July 25-27, providing tax professionals with multiple opportunities to learn more about changes to tax law and IRS transformation efforts. Werfel will be making his first appearance at the tax forums during the Atlanta event.

The IRS encourages tax professionals to sign up soon at the During three-day sessions in Atlanta and four other cities, the tax forums will cover an ambitious program during a historic time for the tax community.

The 2023 forums, which are in person for the first time since 2019, offer attendees more than 40 seminars for which tax pros can earn up to 18 continuing education credits. The wide-ranging agenda includes a special focus on the Inflation Reduction Act's changes at the IRS. A special plenary session will explore changes outlined in the Strategic Operating Plan that will change how the IRS operates and interacts with taxpayers and the tax community for the next decade.

Other sessions will focus on changes to retirement plan distributions under the Secure Act and how to handle virtual currency and digital assets. Other timely topics will touch on warnings related to the Employee Retention Credit and reporting changes to Form 1099-K, Payment Card and Third Party Network Transactions.

The agenda also includes seminars that will help tax pros protect their businesses and clients from fraud, including a special cybersecurity course. Attendees can also benefit from refreshers on tax return preparer responsibilities, due diligence and ethics.

For the full list of seminars offered this year, visit the 2023 IRS Nationwide Tax Forum Seminar Topics page. Four of the most popular sessions are available in both Spanish and English. Enrolled agents, certified public accountants, certified financial planners, Annual Filing Season Program participants and other tax professionals are all eligible to earn CE credits.

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