Telephone Forum – New Requirements for Federal Tax Return Preparers – Learn the Who, What, When and How

Presented by : IRS Small Business/Self-Employed Division 

Date:

June 9, 2010

Time:  2 p.m. Eastern

 This FREE broadcast is for:

  • All Paid Tax Return Preparers  

Learn about new requirements for tax preparers including:

  • Preparer Tax Identification Numbers (PTIN)
  • Registration
  • E-file mandate
  • Competency testing and continuing education
  • Preparer tax compliance verification checks   

Earn Continuing Professional Education credit:

  • Enrolled agents receive one CPE credit for participating for a minimum of 50 minutes from the start of the broadcast.
  • Other tax professionals may receive credit if the broadcast meets their organization’s or state’s CPE requirements.
  • To receive credit, you must attend the broadcast on June 9. Register for the broadcast using your e-mail address and use the same e-mail address to log in to attend. This will confirm your attendance and generate your Certificate of Completion. Groups can not register with one e-mail address and then receive separate Certificates. If certificates are needed, each person must register separately.
  • Only June 9, 2010 participants will receive credit. If you do not need a certificate to obtain CPE credit, you may choose to view the archived version of the broadcast.
  • Look for your Certificate of Completion by e-mail approximately one week after the broadcast. If you have met all requirements, you will receive your certificate automatically.

 How to register for the session:

  • Click on the link to register:   

            http://www.visualwebcaster.com/event.asp?id=68828

 General information:

  • Visit www.irs.gov and search Webinars for information on other programs available.
  •  If you experience difficulty viewing the event, please use the e-mail option on the event page or             call 866-956-4770.
  • The event will be archived for later viewing, approximately two weeks after the date of the event.

IRS Subject Matter Expert  – 
David R. Williams

In January 2010, David Williams was asked to lead the implementation of the Internal Revenue Service’s recommendations on tax return preparer oversight. This landmark effort will serve as a major step toward meeting the strategic goals of increasing taxpayer compliance and ensuring uniform ethical standards for preparers.

Williams serves as the principal advisor and consultant to the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioners on all service-wide matters related to the implementation such as regulatory changes, strategic policy decisions, and impact on organizational processes, and overall goal achievement.

In addition, Williams continues his regular role as Director, Electronic Tax Administration and Refundable Credits, where he leads the effort to redefine the IRS’s approach to electronic interactions with taxpayers and tax practitioners. Williams has also served as the Director of Earned Income and Health Coverage Tax Credits and the Telephone Excise Tax Refund programs.

Williams holds a Master of Public Policy degree from the John. F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Colorado State University.

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