EITC Due Diligence

Price: $29.85

CPE Credits: 3.0

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Course Number: TXEITCPW

EITC

Description:
The Earned Income Credit (EIC) is a refundable tax credit that has a significant impact on United States revenue. It is also the source of a disproportionately large number of errors in tax returns in which a claim for it is made. This course briefly summarizes the earned income credit rules, examines the common errors committed when claiming the credit, discusses the EIC due diligence requirements imposed on professional tax return preparers, and identifies the sanctions to which preparers and their employers may be subject for a failure to meet expected due diligence requirements.  Table of Contents
Delivery Method: Online QAS Self Study.

Level: Overview.

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None

AuthorPaul Winn CLU ChFc

Publication: January 2015
Update: September 2018

Format: PDF
Pages: 62

Passing Grade: 70%

Exam Policies: Exam may be retaken. Course must be completed within one year of purchase.

CPE Sponsor Info : NASBA/QAS #109234. Click here to view specific state approvals.

By the end of the course participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the earned income credit eligibility rules;
  • List the common errors committed in connection with claiming the earned income credit;
  • Describe the consequences for the taxpayer of the IRS’ disallowance of the earned income credit;
  • Identify the tax return preparer’s earned income credit due diligence requirements; and
  • List the sanctions that may be applied on a tax return preparer and his or her employer for a failure to meet due diligence requirements.

Description:
The Earned Income Credit (EIC) is a refundable tax credit that has a significant impact on United States revenue. It is also the source of a disproportionately large number of errors in tax returns in which a claim for it is made. This course briefly summarizes the earned income credit rules, examines the common errors committed when claiming the credit, discusses the EIC due diligence requirements imposed on professional tax return preparers, and identifies the sanctions to which preparers and their employers may be subject for a failure to meet expected due diligence requirements.  Table of Contents
Delivery Method: Online QAS Self Study.

Level: Overview.

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None

AuthorPaul Winn CLU ChFc

Publication: January 2015
Update: September 2018

Format: PDF
Pages: 62

Passing Grade: 70%

Exam Policies: Exam may be retaken. Course must be completed within one year of purchase.

CPE Sponsor Info : NASBA/QAS #109234. Click here to view specific state approvals.

By the end of the course participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the earned income credit eligibility rules;
  • List the common errors committed in connection with claiming the earned income credit;
  • Describe the consequences for the taxpayer of the IRS’ disallowance of the earned income credit;
  • Identify the tax return preparer’s earned income credit due diligence requirements; and
  • List the sanctions that may be applied on a tax return preparer and his or her employer for a failure to meet due diligence requirements.
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