IRS Continuing Education Courses


2014 IRS CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES IN SPANISH

Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) (6 hours)

This in person course focuses on filing season issues and tax law updates. The instructor will discuss New Tax Law 2014, IRS Updates, New season 2014 Regulations and Issues on electronic filling, Review the important on Filling Taxes support documents, Withholding of Tax (Publication 515), IRS Tax Professional (PTIN) Responsibilities and Liabilities. It also covers the Annual Federal Tax Refresher course (AFTR) with a knowledge-based comprehension test administered at the end of the course.  The particular topics to be evaluated in this course are related to three areas, New Tax Law Updates ( annual inflation adjustments, Medicare, health insurance premium and net investment taxes, gender marriage filing status, individually shared responsibility payments and extensions); General review on determination of filing status, interest, dividend and self-employment income, taxability of social security benefits, claiming the standard deductions, earned income tax credit, child tax credit,  dependent care credit,  and education credit, tax withholding and payments and refund options). Finally, Ethics, Practices and Procedures (penalties against a preparer, prohibition on negotiation of client refund checks, requirement to furnish taxpayer, compliance with e-file procedures, requirements for signing the return preparer and related penalties and requirement to furnish identifying number as return preparer).

 

Other Federal Tax Law Topics (3 hours)

This in person course focuses on Other Federal Tax Law Topics. The instructor will discuss other topics such as International Business and Foreign Income, Small Business Federal Tax Law, Self-employees, 1120S Form and 1040 Self-employees impact, Student Law Credits (Student Loan, America Opportunity Credit Form 8863), Earned Income Credit, and Taxpayer Identification Number for Foreign Students.

Federal Tax Law Updates (3 hours)

This in person course focuses on filing season issues and tax law updates. The instructor will discuss New Tax Law 2014, IRS Updates, New season 2014 Regulations and Issues on electronic filling, Review the important on Filling Taxes support documents, Withholding of Tax (Publication 515), IRS Tax Professional (PTIN) Responsibilities and Liabilities.

Ethics (2 hours)

This in person course will addressed and discussed topics based on real-world situations to illustrate ethical issues on the policy of Taxpayer Identification Number unethical conducts, the support documents for the Individual Income Tax Return and verification guidelines, along with the understanding of the CP566 notice to avoid falling into unethical behaviors.

It is voluntary. Anyone with a preparer tax identification number (PTIN) can prepare tax returns for compensation, but continuing education is encouraged for all tax return preparers.

2014 Course Schedule

(These courses are offered in Spanish)

 

Non-Exempt
Exempt

This new program aims to recognize the efforts of non-credentialed return preparers who aspire to a higher level of professionalism. Meet the requirements by obtaining 18 hours of continuing education, including a six hour federal tax law refresher course with test, and you will receive an Annual Filing Season Program – Record of Completion from the IRS.

Program Requirements:

Take 11 hours of continuing education from IRS CE Providers, including:

  • A six (6) hour Annual Federal Tax Refresher (AFTR) course that covers filing season issues and tax law updates, as well as a knowledge-based comprehension test administered at the end of the course by the CE Provider;
  • Three (3) hours of other federal tax law topics; and
  • Two (2) hours of ethics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Anyone who passed the Registered Tax Return Preparer test administered by the IRS between November 2011 and January 2013. 
  • Established state-based return preparer program participants currently with testing requirements: Return preparers who are active registrants of the Oregon Board of Tax Practitioners, California Tax Education Council, and/or Maryland State Board of Individual Tax Preparers.
  • SEE Part I Test-Passers: Tax practitioners who have passed the Special Enrollment Exam Part I within the past two years.   
  • VITA volunteers: Quality reviewers and instructors with active PTINs.
  • Other accredited tax-focused credential-holders: The Accreditation Council for Accountancy and Taxation’s Accredited Business Accountant/Advisor (ABA) and Accredited Tax Preparer (ATP) programs.

Program Requirements:

  • Take eight (8) hours of continuing education from IRS-Approved CE Providers, including:
           ◦ three (3) hours of federal tax law updates,
           ◦ three (3) hours of other federal tax law topics, and
           ◦ two (2) hours of ethics.
11 Hours Course *
8 Hours Course *

Campus: Training Center

4206 W 12 Ave
Hialeah, FL 33012Get Directions

Campus: Training Center

4206 W 12 Ave
Hialeah, FL 33012Get Directions

Friday, November 12, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Saturday, November 13, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Saturday, December 20, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Cost: $150.00
Cost: $120.00

Contact Person: Eva Delgado
Training Center
4206 W 12 Ave
Hialeah, FL 33012
Phone: (305) 231-3326, (305) 819-9616
Fax: (305) 819-9616

 
For additional information contact:
Ernesto Gonzalez, Ph. D.
Business Department Head
Florida National University
305 821 3333 ext 1070
egonzalez@fnu.edu