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Tax Talk Today Features IRS Experts and Tax Professionals Presenting, "How To Face And Deal With The Tax Audit"
[September 04, 2014]

Tax Talk Today Features IRS Experts and Tax Professionals Presenting, "How To Face And Deal With The Tax Audit"

WASHINGTON --(Business Wire)--

Tax Talk Today®, an online series of webcasts educating tax professionals on current and critical tax issues, announced the topic for its September program, How To Face And Deal With The Tax Audit. The Live webcast is scheduled for Tuesday, September 9 at 2 PM ET.

Cindy Halpert, Territory Manager, Examination, SB/SE, Mike Landsmann, Senior Tax Analyst, SB/SE, Exam Policy, Maria Shaddy, W&I, Automated Underreporter, Bill Nemeth, EA, and Donald Rosenberg, EA will focus on the kinds of assistance taxpayer representatives are permitted to provide, the tools available to the IRS, and the actual return examination process. Complete program description.

The broadcast will be Archived for 12 months for viewers who are unable to watch the Live program, or wish to complete a QAS Self Study CPE program. Viewers can earn 2 CPEs for completing this program, and may email questions before and during the program.

Specific topics that will be discussed:

  • The Automated Underreporter Program (AUR)
    • What is the AUR Program
      • IRS matches amounts reported on returns with information returns submitted by third parties
      • When a discrepancy is identified, an AUR case is created
    • AUR Notice Progression
      • Tax examiners attempt to resolve
      • CP 2501 & CP 2000 notices
      • Statutory Notice of Deficiency
    • AUR - Common mistakes and tips on responding
  • IRS Campus Examinations
    • Correspondence audits focus on questionable deductions, expenses or credits
    • Campus Examination Audit Issues
    • Campus Examination Letters and Notices
      • Follow up letter including the examination report
      • Statutory Notice of Deficiency -- "90 Day" Letter
    • IRS Power to Prepare Returns
      • SFRs and ASFRs
  • Office and Field Examinations
    • Types-Audit Methods
    • Audit Process
    • Fast Track Settlement - an Alternate Dispute Resolution option
    • Audit Techniques Guides (ATGs)

Viewers needing Continuing Professional Education credit (CPE Credit) can take advantage of a Tax Talk Today subscription price of $255.00 or $17.00/credit for 15 CPE credits, which includes all 8 programs. Up to 27 CPE credits can be purchased. Tax Talk Today is an IRS Approved Continuing Education Provider.

About Tax Talk Today, The Tax Show for the Tax Pro

An 8-program, 15 CPE, webcast series, designed to educate tax professionals with reliable information about complex tax issues. Tax Talk Today features roundtable discussions and real-time interaction with industry professionals, and IRS officials. Tax Talk Today collaborates with the IRS and the NAEA to provide content meeting CPE Credit requirements for CPAs, Enrolled Agents, Voluntary OTRPs, attorneys, and all professionals needing CPE credits in the tax area. Programs are available Live, Archived or Podcast. Contact Paul Lamonia at 202-559-9330 or or visit

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