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Most popular seminars at the 2023 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums now available online

IR-2023-190, Oct. 16, 2023

WASHINGTON — Tax professionals who missed the 2023 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums last summer are now able to view and earn continuing education credits for 18 of the most popular seminars presented there.

The IRS Nationwide Tax Forums Online launched today and include 18 new self-study seminars that satisfy continuing education requirements in the categories of federal tax law, federal tax law update and ethics.

The new 2023 seminars are:

  1. The Taxpayer Experience with IRS Independent Office of Appeals
  2. Keynote Address with IRS Commissioner Danny Werfel
  3. IRS – Strategic Operating Plan and Implementation
  4. Recent Developments in Foreign Withholding and Information Reporting
  5. Foreign Gift and Trust Reporting on Forms 3520 and 3520-A
  6. The New Schedules K-2 and K-3 and Form 1116, Foreign Tax Credit and Reporting Items from Schedule K-3 on Form 1040-NR, U.S. Nonresident Alien Income Tax Return
  7. Circular 230 and Ethics in Tax Practice: How You Can Stay Out of Trouble
  8. A Potpourri of (Potentially Painful) Tax Professional Problems
  9. IA – Identity Verification for Tax Professionals
  10. Taxable Transactions with Digital Assets
  11. Abusive Tax Avoidance Transactions
  12. Changes to 1099-K Reporting Requirements
  13. What You Need to Know About the Information Returns Intake System
  14. Retirement Plan Distributions after SECURE 1.0 and SECURE 2.0
  15. Assist with Individual Taxpayer Identification Number Services; Become an Acceptance Agent
  16. Tax Law Changes for 2023
  17. Identity Protection
  18. Sailing Through the Rules of Refundable Tax Credits

The Nationwide Tax Forums Online are registered with the IRS Return Preparer Office and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy as a qualified sponsor of continuing education. For a fee of $29 per seminar, CPAs, Enrolled Agents and Annual Filing Season Program participants taking the seminars can earn continuing education credits. To earn credit, users must create an account, answer review questions throughout the seminar and pass short tests at the end of the seminars.

The online forum seminars can also be reviewed free of charge. Individuals who choose the free option will not have access to the review questions or final examination and will not receive credit for the seminar.

In addition to the recently added seminars, the Nationwide Tax Forums Online also offer numerous seminars from prior-year IRS Nationwide Tax Forums. For more information, visit