National Tax Practice Institute® (NTPI)

The National Tax Practice Institute™ (NTPI®) is a three-level program developed to sharpen the skills of enrolled practitioners at all stages of their careers. With each level of this program, the core curriculum enables participants to expand their knowledge and skills, and gain the confidence needed to successfully guide their clients through the often challenging maze of IRS codes, internal regulations, and agency structure. Please note that this program is open only to enrolled agents, CPAs, and tax attorneys. Those…

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NAEA Testifies Before House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Return Preparer Oversight

…and for continuing professional education for all non-legacy Circular 230 practitioners1. Clearly the agency has kept its eye on the prize–protecting taxpayers–by adopting a variety of taxpayer safeguards: Establishing an agency process for disciplining (and removing from practice) preparers who fall below competency and ethical standards; Providing a new regulatory framework that uses existing statutory authority for regulating individuals who practice (i.e., Circular 230); Subjecting all paid preparers to a uniform standard of ethics, Circular 230; Placing the Office of…

Internal Revenue Service Reform: Recommendations of the National Association of Enrolled Agents

…the agency so powerful, IRS and Congress must ensure the agency remains relentlessly focused on service grounded in fairness, accuracy and timeliness at all points of the tax administration process. Reform needs to encourage IRS to develop a strategic mission shared by its many stakeholders—employees, congressional overseers, and tax professionals alike. To help sustain this shared mission, Congress must consider governance, management, personnel, and budget. Only in this comprehensive approach do we believe the agency can be successful in its…

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More about NAEA: NAEA’s board of directors leverages the association’s unique value proposition to benefit the public interest, members, and the profession. NAEA is the nation’s leading community for anyone—from students to experts with decades of experience—along the tax professional spectrum. NAEA consists of volunteer groups and staff working together to achieve the association’s objectives. NAEA advances professional tax practice through leadership, management, community, and ethics. NAEA: Leaders at the Core of a Better Tax System Providing essential tax and…

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Claudia Hill, EA

…(formerly CCH) Journal of Tax Practice & Procedure, co-author of CCH Expert Treatise Tax Practice & Procedure, and a frequent presenter for both audio and in-person CPE seminars nationwide. Claudia coordinates a “dream team of tax controversy advisors” for the IRS Watch blog on Forbes.com . Claudia was named as a Top Ten Nominee by Tax Analysts as 2011 Person of the Year. She is a National Tax Practice Institute™ (NTPI®) instructor, NTPI Fellow® , and former Dean of the…

NAEA Comments On Section 6109 Proposed Regulations

…the agency has a contingency plan that would allow for a later implementation date of the mandatory PTIN use. Rationalize EA and PTIN renewal cycles—Enrolled agents renew their license to practice every three years by completing a Form 8554 (Application for Renewal of Enrollment to Practice Before the Internal Revenue Service) and paying an attendant user fee. OPR checks an enrolled agent’s filing history to ensure all personal and business federal taxes have been timely filed and paid.We question why…

NAEA Comments On Section 6109 Proposed Regulations

…the agency has a contingency plan that would allow for a later implementation date of the mandatory PTIN use. Rationalize EA and PTIN renewal cycles—Enrolled agents renew their license to practice every three years by completing a Form 8554 (Application for Renewal of Enrollment to Practice Before the Internal Revenue Service) and paying an attendant user fee. OPR checks an enrolled agent’s filing history to ensure all personal and business federal taxes have been timely filed and paid.We question why…