Save Money, Sign Up Now for the 2010 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums
IR-2010-60, May 13, 2010
WASHINGTON — As the IRS Nationwide Tax Forums are about to begin, the IRS invites enrolled agents, certified public accountants, certified financial planners and other tax professionals to make their reservations for one of six forums being held throughout the country this summer. Those who sign up by the pre-registration date will save $129.
The IRS Nationwide Tax Forums are three-day events that provide tax professionals with the most up-to-date information on federal and state tax issues presented by IRS experts and partner organizations. The forums offer an opportunity to receive up to 18 continuing education credits through a variety of training seminars and workshops.
2010 Registration Fees, Dates and Locations:
The cost of enrollment for those who pre-register is $206 per person, a savings of $129 off the late or on-site registration price of $335. Pre-registration ends two weeks prior to the start of each forum.
Location Forum Dates Pre-Registration Deadline
Atlanta June 22-24 June 8
Chicago July 13-15 June 29
Orlando , Fla July 27-29 July 13
New York August 10-12 July 27
Las Vegas August 24-26 August 10
San Diego August 31 – September 2 August 17
This year, 43 separate seminars and workshops are being offered, each of which qualifies for continuing professional education credit for enrolled agents and certified public accountants. Additionally, these seminars may qualify for continuing education credit for certified financial planners, pending review and acceptance by the Certified Financial Planner Board.
Members of the participating associations below qualify for discounted enrollment costs if they meet the pre-registration deadlines above. Members should contact their association directly for more information:
- American Bar Association (ABA)
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- National Association of Enrolled Agents (NAEA)
- National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP)
- National Society of Accountants (NSA)
- National Society of Tax Professionals (NSTP)
In addition to the seminars, the forums also feature a two-day expo with representatives from the IRS as well as other tax, financial, and business communities offering their products, services, and expertise designed with the tax professional in mind. Attendees can visit the IRS Preparer Services Room and sign up to become an Authorized IRS e-file Provider or learn about other electronic Services to benefit their business.
Finally, attendees are invited to bring their most difficult unresolved case to the forums to work with IRS personnel in the Case Resolution Room for assistance. Last year, representatives brought a total of 1,099 cases with a 95 percent on-site resolution rate.
In a survey of 2009 attendees, the forums received a 97 percent satisfaction rate. Attendees stated that their participation enabled them to offer greater technical expertise to meet their clients’ needs. 2010 marks the 20th year that the IRS has hosted these forums to help educate and interact with the tax professional community.
To register or to get more information visit the 2010 Nationwide Tax Forum web site.