Employment tax audits are a common occurrence for many businesses. Equip yourself with the knowledge that will be crucial to a successful defense.
2 CPE for EA, CRTP
$52 for Members and $64 for Nonmembers
Includes webinar recording and PowerPoint presentation. CPE is issued after exam is successfully completed.
Employment tax compliance is and will continue to be an area of focus for the IRS. Back taxes and penalties owed for noncompliance can be severe. The IRS is completing a three-year study on employment tax compliance through its National Research Program audits, which have focused on four issues: proper worker classification, fringe benefits, executive compensation and reimbursed expenses. The IRS is also expanding income tax audits on businesses to include employment tax compliance audits.
This CPE will explore how the IRS conducts employment tax audits, including the following information:
Fortunately, the IRS has settlement programs for potentially costly worker classification issues. This CPE will explore these programs and help you determine whether they are a viable alternative for your clients.
Upon the completion of this on-demand webinar, you will be able to:
Presented by: James Buttonow, CPA Jim Buttonow, CPA, CITP, is a 20-year IRS veteran and a leading expert on IRS practice and procedure. While with the agency, Jim led multifunctional teams across the U.S. in the areas of examination, collection, filing and appeals. After leaving the IRS, Jim worked to represent hundreds of taxpayers before the IRS.
Today, Jim is cofounder and vice president of New River Innovation, where he is chief architect of Beyond415®, the Web-based system for IRS practice and procedure. Jim regularly speaks on compliance trends and post-filing practice efficiency strategies for CPA and accounting firms, and his education-based articles have appeared in the Journal of Accountancy, Accounting Today and various state CPA society magazines. In 2012, Accounting Today named Jim one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting.
CPE Sponsor Information
For IRS purposes, there is no competency test or mandatory continuing education for other tax return preparers, but this category of tax preparer may take continuing education voluntarily.