Enrolled Agent Ethical Standards #600318
Course Details, Learning Objectives, Table of Contents
(scroll down to order)
Course publication/revision date: This course was updated on 8/28/2018.
The Internal Revenue Service routinely processes more than 200 million tax returns each year, many of them prepared by tax professionals. Not surprisingly, as tax law becomes increasingly complex, taxpayers often seek the knowledgeable assistance of enrolled agents and other professionals in their preparation. To help ensure enrolled agents and other professionals understand their ethical responsibilities in representing their clients before the IRS and in preparing tax returns, the IRS has published Treasury Department Circular 230. Circular 230 offers substantial guidance by:
1. Setting forth rules relating to the authority to practice before the IRS; and
2. Identifying the duties and restrictions relating to such practice. This course will examine the principal rules, duties and restrictions applicable to enrolled agents in their professional activities.
For more information on the ethics reqirement for Enrolled Agents, Other Tax Return Preparers, and Registered Retirement Plan Agents, go to the Tax Professional page on the IRS Website.
Course, Credit, Sponsor Information
Open link (above): Course Details, Learning Objectives, and Table of Contents.
Author: Paul J. Winn, CLU, ChFC
Subject Area: IRS: (EA, OTRP, ERPA): Ethics.
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.
IRS CE credits are reported weekly.
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
$30.00 Sale Price
|Hardcopy Book (mailed), Online Exam Price