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Earned Income Credit

Duration: 100 minutes
Course Level: Basic
Prerequisite: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Self-Study 
 
CPE Credits Designation Field of Study
IRS * 2 EA Federal Tax Law Topic
NASBA 0 CPA N/A
CTEC 2 CRTP Federal Tax Law Topic
CFP Board 2 CFP® Income Tax Planning

* NATP will report CPE credits to the IRS for all PTIN holders. CPE is currently not mandatory for RTRPs or RTRP candidates and any option to register or participate in this program is strictly voluntary.

Fees: $49 for Members and $60 for Nonmembers
 
Summary
The Earned Income Credit provides both an opportunity for taxpayers as well as compliance issues for tax preparers. This on-demand webinar will review the rules tax return preparers must follow, including ethical situations we may encounter. It will also examine various penalties that may be assessed against preparers as well as taxpayers for failure to comply with the rules.

Objectives
Upon completion of this on-demand webinar, you will be able to:

  • Discuss EIC due diligence issues for preparers
  • Accurately complete and calculate your client’s earned income credit
  • Evaluate potential issues as to dependency of children which effect EIC
  • Understand and analyze the accuracy of computer prepared calculations
  • Examine scenarios where tax professionals may conclude that EIC should be disallowed

Presenter: Steven (Steve) O'Rourke, EA

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