Login View Cart
Items In Cart: 0 Total: $0.00

Keeping Taxpayer Data Secure  #292218



Course Details, Learning Objectives, Table of Contents

Credits
CPA 2.5
CFP® 1.5
EA/OTRP 2.0

Scroll down to register.

Course Description

Course publication/revision date: This course was updated on 6/13/2018.

The annual global cost of cybercrime is high and getting higher all the time. In fact, cyber criminals reap a windfall from their activities that is likely to be in the trillions. Almost all of that cybercrime began with—and continues to start with—a social engineering concept known as “phishing.”

Certain business organizations, among which are those referred to as “financial institutions,” are charged by the FTC with taking particular steps to protect their customers’ financial information. Included in the category of financial institutions are professional tax preparers. Professional tax preparers normally maintain a significant amount of taxpayer information in various files—electronic and paper—that would be a treasure trove for cyber criminals.

In this course, tax preparers are introduced to the problem of cybercrime and its costs, offered methods that can be expected to reduce the chances of becoming a cybercrime victim, and informed of proper steps to take if they do become victims of cybercrime.

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Recognize the pervasiveness of cybercrime;
  • Identify the potential costs of experiencing a data breach;
  • Understand the best practices that may be implemented to protect a tax preparer from cybercrime; and

List the responsibilities of a tax preparer who has experienced a taxpayer data breach.

Course, Credit, Sponsor Information  
Open link (above): Course Details, Learning Objectives, and Table of Contents.
Author: Paul J. Winn, CLU, ChFC
Subject Area:
CFP Board: Tax Planning
NASBA (CPA): Taxes.
IRS: EA, OTRP: Federal Tax Law.

Course Format Options
If you purchase the "Online Book and Online Exam" option of a course, you get anytime access to the online course (in PDF) and the online exam. Both can be printed.
If you purchase the "Hardcopy Book and Online Exam" option, you get online access to the course-PDF and exam, PLUS we send you printed copies of both via USPS or UPS.

Taking the Exam Online
Online exam is included in price and is accessed through your account.
The exam may be started, stopped, then resumed at a later date.
The exam is "open book," it is not timed, and it may be retaken if not passed (no charge).
Results (correct, incorrect answers), and certificate appear once you pass the exam.
CFP Board and IRS CE credits are reported weekly, if applicable.

How To Register Online
1. Enter Quantity 
2. Select Purchase Option
3. Click Add to Cart
4. Click Begin Secure Checkout or Continue Shopping
5. If prompted, login (or Create an Account).
6. After checking out, return to "My Account" to view your course and online exam.

Discounts and shipping/handling, if applicable, are added during checkout
Hardcopy courses may also be purchased by phone: 800-588-7039 (Bus./EST)

Online Book, Online Exam Price   $39.00
Hardcopy Book (mailed), Online Exam Price   $49.00

Quantity 
Purchase Option: 
 
Add to Cart
  Go Back

Have a Question?
Call 800-588-7039
 


We accept all major credit cards


CFP , CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® are certification marks owned by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. These marks are awarded to individuals who successfully complete CFP® Board's initial and ongoing certification requirements.
CPE Beacon Hill Financial Educators, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org
IRS Approved Education Provider Copyright © 2001 - 2015 Beacon Hill Financial Educators Inc. All Rights Reserved.
51A Middle Street, Newburyport, MA 01950
Phone - (toll free): 800.588.7039 - Fax: 877.902.4284
contact@bhfe.com