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Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Due Diligence Requirements

Gain a better understanding of the earned income rules, common errors that can occur while claiming the credit, due diligence requirements, and current issues.

This topic helps tax preparers and their employers responsible for preparing the EIC to understand EIC due diligence requirements, EIC most common errors and the use of due diligence to avoid them. The material also explains best practices and interviewing tips to achieve compliance, consequences for non-compliant preparers, employers of preparers, and your clients. This information is critical for understanding new regulations that affect any practitioner who prepares a tax return that claims the EIC.

Runtime: 103 minutes
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Agenda

Summary of the Earned Income Credit Rules

Common Errors Claiming the Credit

EIC Due Diligence Requirements for Professional Tax Return Preparers

Penalties If Requirements Are Not Met

Consequences for the Tax Return Preparer

Consequences for the Preparer's Employer

Eligibility Rules

Tie-Breaker Rules

Due Diligence Questions to Ask to Avoid Qualifying Errors

Disallowance Due to Reckless or Intentional Disregard of EIC Rules

Disallowance Due to Fraud

Case Studies and Examples

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This course was last revised on June 25, 2018.

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  • This program qualifies for 2.0 hours of Continuing Education Credit for enrolled agents under Treasury Department Circular #230 Section 10.6(g).
     

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Stephen B. Jordan, EA

Stephen B. Jordan, EA

Stephen B. Jordan, EA

  • Owner at Stephen B. Jordan, EA for more than 31 years
  • More than 36 years’ experience in accounting, auditing and tax services
  • Experience: Tax Defense Network – Referral Partner; Lorman Education Services; IRS Form 1099 Reporting: What You Need to Know; Tips for Understanding IRS Field Audits; Understanding Complex Internal Control Issues; Tax Treatment of Gift Cards & Sales Certificates; Past community outreach volunteer, NH Pro-Bono, Low Income Taxpayer Project; past community outreach volunteer, Bentley Low Income Taxpayer Clinic; past adjunct faculty of accounting and taxation at: Franklin Pierce College, 1988-1989; New Hampshire College, 1993; Hesser College, 1999; KPMG Peat Marwick – Sr Accountant, 1982 -1985; Wolf & Company CPA’s PC – Audit Supervisor/CISA, 1985 – 1986; General Cinema Corp – Sr Internal Auditor, 1986 – 1987; Comprehensive Accounting Corporation – Affiliate/Accountant 1987 – 1990; has written accounting and tax articles for EA Journal and National Public Accountant professional journals; speaker at self-help tax strategy seminars
  • Member of the NATP, NAEA, MaSEA and NNESEA
  • M.S.T. degree, William Howard Taft University; College for Financial Planning; M.B.A. degree, Indiana University; B.S. degree, University of New Hampshire
  • Can be contacted at 603-508-0124 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 400971
Published 2018
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