Due Diligence Requirements: Circular 230 and Other Professional Standards Webcast | 4183490B

Date :
November 8, 2018 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location :
Webcast
Facility :
Webcast Rebroadcast
Level of Difficulty :
Advanced
Member Price :
70.00
Nonmember Price :
94.00
CPE Credits :
CPE 2.00, ET 2.00, IRS-ET 2.00, CTEC-Ethic 2.00
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Recent IRS management comments and enforcement activity indicate rising due diligence inquiries and analyses will be expected of tax preparers about information supplied by taxpayers. Learn to avoid exposure to disciplinary actions.

To avoid disciplinary actions by the IRS, tax practitioners should be aware of recent developments and activity in other Circular 230 and tax practice and procedural areas.

Objectives:

  • Obtain an understanding of due diligence requirements under current law and professional standards.
  • Learn about the IRS push for increased practitioner due diligence in ensuring taxpayer compliance.
  • Obtain information about how to respond, if necessary, to increased due diligence requirements; it’s never too soon to start.

Major Subjects:

  • Due diligence requirements under Treasury guidance including supervisory responsibilities
  • Due diligence requirements under professional standards
  • Increased expectations for inquiry and analysis?
  • Meeting increased expectations: informing clients and defensive measures for practitioners
  • Due diligence for preparer advice responsibilities

Advanced Prep:

None.

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Level of Difficulty:
Advanced
Field of Interest:
Taxes
Prerequisites:

Tax practitioners with two-years experience and a working knowledge of the AICPA Statements on Standards for Tax Services and IRS Circular 230.

Designed For:

CPAs, EAs, and other tax return preparers.

Instructors

Arthur J. Dellinger, CPA

As senior tax partner at Cooper Moss Resnick Klein & Co. LLP, Kip Dellinger provides services as an expert in the areas of CPA tax practice regulatory discipline and malpractice matters; this includes his engagement by Big 4 CPA firms as an expert pertaining to conduct matters and substantive technical issues in several tax shelter malpractice cases. He also represents clients in tax controversy matters and provides services to tax counsel in civil tax matters. He has written several dozen articles and is a nationally recognized speaker in the areas of tax standards and tax procedure and technical tax matters. Dellinger is a recipient of the Saul Braverman Memorial Award of the CalCPA’s Committee on Taxation for distinguished service in tax practice. He is the recipient of the CalCPA Education Foundation’s 2013-2014 Award for Instructor Excellence, and is a recipient of a 2015 APEX Award for Publication Excellence for Feature Writing. He wrote the “Policy and Practice” column for Tax Notes magazine for several years, is the former columnist for tax practitioner conduct standards and ethics for TAXES (CCH) magazine, and is quoted multiple times in As Sure As Death (2015 edition), a leading compendium of quotations about taxes.

Dellinger serves on the AICPA Tax Division’s Tax Executive Committee and is a past chair of the AICPA Tax Division’s Tax Practice Responsibilities Committee and is the author of the Practical Guide to Federal Tax Practice Standards (CCH, 2007). He developed and teaches full-day courses on tax practice standards, conduct and quality control for California CPAs and quality control in a tax practice for the CalCPA Education Foundation. He also co-authors and teaches courses in avoiding tax malpractice and tax practice and procedure for California CPAs for the Foundation. Dellinger has spoken before the USC Law School Institute on Federal Taxation, the AICPA National Tax Conference, the UCLA Tax Controversy Institute, the Illinois Society of CPAs, the Florida Institute of CPAs, the Tennessee Society of CPAs and the California Tax Bar on multiple occasions. He is frequent speaker before other CPA and tax attorney conferences, meetings and discussion groups and has presented several national webcasts for CCH on the topics of FIN 48 for private companies, federal tax practice standards, and tax practice quality control matters and foreign income tax reporting and disclosure. Dellinger joined Cooper Moss Resnick Klein & Co. LLP in the San Fernando Valley in January 2012. He continues to maintain an office in Santa Monica.

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