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National Society of Accountants Announces ConnectED CPE Webinars through August 2012

16 Mar 2012 11:39 AM | Anonymous
ALEXANDRIA, VA, March 16, 2012 - The National Society of Accountants (NSA) has announced the latest programs in its series of ConnectED Webinars, which are all approved for continuing professional education (CPE) by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

The following webinars of interest to accounting and tax professionals are scheduled to be held May-August 2012:

May 22, 2012
IRS Collection Division Representation
During the past couple of years there has been a dramatic jump in IRS enforced collection actions. This class will discuss the methods the IRS is using in this new enforcement environment. 
CPE: 2 Hours/Taxes

June 5, 2012
Successful Financial and Estate Planning in 2012 - Essential Estate Planning Considerations
Despite the generous transfer tax exemption we have today, it is essential to plan now for a potential reduced opportunity in the future. 
CPE: 2 Hours/Taxes

June 7, 2012
Specific Estate Planning Techniques to Consider in 2012
Take advantage of gifting opportunities with the increased transfer tax exemption afforded by outright gifts, gifts in trust, gifts to education and medical care providers, generation-skipping gifts, and spousal estate reduction trusts.
CPE: 2 Hours/Taxes

June 12, 2012
2012 Representation Update
Over the past several years the IRS has dramatically increased its enforcement efforts. This class will discuss the methods the IRS is using in this new enforcement environment. 
CPE: 2 Hours/Taxes

June 26, 2012
Penalty Games: Reducing IRS Penalties
Each day the Internal Revenue Service asserts millions of dollars in tax penalties against taxpayers. Many of those penalties are subsequently abated because of quality representation by experienced practitioners. This class will cover the basics of supporting reduction of IRS tax penalties. 
CPE: 2 Hours/Taxes

July 12, 2012
Money Laundering and Foreign Bank Accounts
Many of our client's may be engaged in either cash transactions or have opened foreign bank accounts to avoid IRS scrutiny. This class will alert you to IRS enforcement efforts and the compliance requirements for both cash transactions and foreign accounts.
CPE: 2 Hours/Taxes

July 26, 2012
How to be More Appealing to the IRS: Appeals Representation
As IRS enforcement efforts have increased dramatically over the past three years, taxpayers have increasingly needed to seek the assistance of the IRS Appeals Division. Taxpayers who are audited usually have a right to appeal any determination by an agent. 
CPE: 2 Hours/Taxes

August 9, 2012
Avoiding Ethical Violations
During 2011 the IRS announced major revisions to Circular 230. We all try to the right thing but many of us have busy practices and those pressures may cause us to inadvertently face an ethical problem.
CPE: 2 Hours/Ethics

August 14, 2012
Family Business Succession Planning Issues
This session will address the difficulty of getting clients to do business succession planning and how to overcome their reluctance. 
CPE: 2 Hours/Taxes

All upcoming NSA ConnectED webinars are two hours and begin at 2:00 p.m. EDT. For NSA members the advance registration fee is $95 and the regular member price is $105 for registrations the day of a webinar. The nonmember price is $210. 

NSA is approved as a provider of continuing professional education by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, the IRS, the Accreditation Council for Accountancy and Taxation, and the California Tax Education Council.

A complete list of webinars can be found at webinars.nsacct.org, including a full lineup of recorded on-demand CPE webinars that can be viewed at any time. More information is also available by calling NSA at 800-966-6679.

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