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  • September 29
  • 1:00 - 2:40 pm EST

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The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC): Eligibility Requirements and Due Diligence

September 29

Gain an understanding on the rules governing the Earned Income Tax Credit and the eligibility required to claim this credit.

Gain a better understanding of the rules governing the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). This topic is geared to assist tax return preparers and payroll professionals in understanding the EITC and the due diligence requirements behind it. It discusses best practices under the regulations for preparing returns that claim the EITC.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to define due diligence requirements.
  • You will be able to discuss information reporting requirements.
  • You will be able to recognize reasonable basis for avoiding penalties.
  • You will be able to describe how to navigate IRS communications.

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Over 33 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Agenda

Background for the Earned Income Tax Credit
  • History
  • Policy Rationale
Eligibility to Claim the EITC
  • Income Level
  • Family Status
  • Employment Status
Mechanism for Claiming the EITC
  • Tax Return
  • Timing
Duties of Tax Return Preparers in Connection With the EITC
  • Due Diligence
  • Sources of Information
  • Protection Against Potential Liabilities
Duties of Employers in Connection With the EITC
  • Information Reporting
  • General Withholding Obligations
Problems Presented by the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Late Filing
  • Income Limitations
  • IRS Return Processing Issues
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Why Lorman?

Over 33 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Credits

OnDemand Course

This course was last revised on June 25, 2018.

Call 1-866-352-9540 for further credit information.

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

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  • AIPB 2.0
     
  • This program is acceptable for 2.0 CPEC(s) towards the CB designation through the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB).
     
  • Enrolled Agents 2.0
     
  • This program qualifies for 2.0 hours of Continuing Education Credit for enrolled agents under Treasury Department Circular #230 Section 10.6(g).
     
  • CPE 2.0 including Taxes 2
     
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/cpas/complaints. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 2.0 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Taxes for 2.0 hours. Prerequisite: basic knowledge of taxation. Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group Internet Based. Please refer to the information in this brochure for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board. Please note: In order to receive CPE credit for this course you MUST use the streaming audio option, as well as enable and complete the required progress checks.
     

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for accountants, tax managers, tax preparers, accounts payable professionals, bookkeepers, CFOs, controllers, enrolled agents, business managers and owners, presidents, vice presidents, CEOs, operations managers, and consultants.

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Why Lorman?

Over 33 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Edward James Leyden, Esq.

Edward James Leyden, Esq.

Leyden Law LLC

  • Owner of Leyden Law LLC in Bowie, Maryland
  • Counsels companies on taxation and employment issues
  • Has advised a diverse group of clients, including technology companies, health care enterprises, National Football League players, the online gaming community, and the commissioner of Major League Baseball
  • Past chair of the American Bar Association Section of Taxation, Committee on Employment Taxes, and has been elected as a fellow of the American Bar Foundation
  • Law degrees, University of Baltimore and the Georgetown University Law Center; undergraduate degree in commerce and engineering, Drexel University
  • Can be contacted at [email protected]
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Product ID: 406836
Published 2018, 2020
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