Doing Tax Research Online for Free (Not Available)

Author: Eva Rosenberg

CPE Credit:  2 hours for CPAs
2 hours Federal Tax Related for EAs and OTRPs
2 hours Federal Tax Law for CTEC

This course will introduce you to a variety of tax research resources you can access online, for free. You will learn about the foundation of tax law and tax administration and how they all fit together. You will learn how to get definitive information to back up your position on tax returns you file, and how to avoid practitioner penalties, while giving your client the best possible tax benefits.

Recording Date: August 2012

Designed For
Tax practitioners at all levels regardless of tax practice, who would like an overview of the areas of tax research available to them online. Additionally, CPAs and Enrolled Agents wishing to do representation before the Internal Revenue Service will learn where to find the rules that govern Internal Revenue Service personnel in the performance of their duties.

Topics Covered

  • Internal Revenue Code
  • Treasury Regulations: Proposed Regulations/How You Can Affect Tax Policy
  • Tax Court
  • Internal Revenue Manual
  • FOIA
  • Paying for Tax Research and Materials
  • Other resources

Learning Objectives

  • Overcome the fear of doing your own tax research.
  • Identify how to use the information once you find it.



Instructional Method

NASBA Field of Study
Taxes (2 hours)

Program Prerequisites

Advance Preparation

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