February 24, 2023


Webinar


2 Total CPE Credits

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False Tax Returns: Why CPAs and Their Clients Go to Prison

Learning Objectives

After attending this presentation, you will be able to...

  • Understand the role of IRS in investigating false tax returns
  • Know the common statutes used for prosecuting false tax returns
  • Understand how preparers of false tax returns are discovered
  • Understand the common schemes by return preparers in preparing false tax returns
  • Know the common defenses used by return preparers in shifting blame
  • Identify the steps an investigation takes from its inception to a trial
  • Know how a federal judge evaluates the criminal sentencing of a bad return preparer
  • Understand the best practices for return preparers if a false tax return is suspected
  • Review case studies of return preparers that were sent to prison

Major Topics

The major topics covered in this class include:
  • How the IRS catches bad return preparers
  • The difference between simple mistakes and criminal acts
  • What to do if your client is being investigated for tax crimes
  • How to protect yourself if you are accused of preparing false tax returns

CPE Credits Available

2
Total CPE
2
Taxes

Things to Know About This Course

Course Level

  • Basic

Prerequisites

None

Advanced Preparation

None

Intended Audience

Return preparers and/or CPAs

Provider

CPA Crossings

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