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Tax Research on the Internet (Course Id 94)

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Author : Danny C Santucci, JD
Status : Production
CPE Credits : 16.0
IRS Credits : 16
Price : $127.95
Passing Score : 70%
NASBA Technical: Yes
Primary Subject-Field Of Study:

Taxes - Taxes for Course Id 94

Description :

The digital divide is upon us! There are those who are getting on the information highway and those who will be left behind. This course gives the practitioner the ability to immediately access information-rich tax Websites at tremendous savings. Emphasis will be given to the substantial speed and cost advantages of the Internet over traditional paper and CD tax services. If you want instant tax information thats down to the wire - this is the course.

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Release : 2016
Version : 1.0
Prerequisites : General understanding of federal income taxation.
Experience Level : Overview
Additional Contents : Complete, no additional material needed.
Additional Links :
Advance Preparation : None.
Delivery Method : Self-Study.
Intended Participants : Anyone needing Continuing Professional Education (CPE).
Revision Date : 17-Sep-2015
NASBA Course Declaration : Participants must complete the final examination within one year of purchase and with a minimum passing grade of 70% or better to receive CPE credit unless otherwise noted on the Course History page (i.e. California Ethics must score 90% or better). After logging in click on the Course History links on your My Courses page for the Begin date and Expire date for the Final Exam.
Approved Audience :

NASBA QAS - NASBA Registry - IRS Enrolled Agents - 94

Keywords : Taxes, Tax, Research, Internet, cpe, cpa, online course
Learning Objectives :

Course Learning Objectives

As a result of studying each assignment, you should be able to meet the objectives listed below each assignment.

ASSIGNMENT SUBJECT
Chapter 1 The Internet - Tax Research Fast & Free

At the start of the materials, participants should identify the following topics for study:

    * Connecting to the Internet
    * Surfing the net
    * Strengths & weaknesses of Web research
    * Law libraries & site lists
    * Existing law
    * Proposed law
    * Articles, commentaries & treatises
    * Developments & newsletters
    * Tax forms & administrative agencies
    * Search sites
Learning Objectives:

After materials, participants will be able to:
    1. Recognize the mobility of Internet sites and how to monitor such location changes, and identify ways that the Internet is changing the tax and legal professions.
    2. Determine what constitutes the Internet, recognize its evolution noting contributing organizations and specify ways that it can serve clients, benefit users and maintain professional skills.
    3. Cite differences between the Internet and the World Wide Web, recognize how to navigate the Web using browsers and hyperlinks to access information, identify the function of favorites or bookmarks, and locate sites that catalog hyperlinks.
    4. Determine how to access the Internet safely and efficiently by choosing appropriate hardware, implementing security measures, and identify the parts to an Internet connection noting their function and how to optimize performance.
    5. Specify ways to connect to the Internet including cable, satellite, and modem, identify the function of modems noting the importance of modem speeds and how to connect a modem disabling conflicting services, and locate computer chip speed.
    6. Identify Internet service providers (ISPs) and on-line information services, specify the features of supplied and offered browsers, and determine how to surf the net by typing a URL into an address bar noting the function each part of the address.
    7. Recognize the online threat protection provided personal information and data by:
      a. Scanning a hard drive for viruses, malware, and spyware;
      b. Installing a firewall to prevent Internet detection; and
      c. Backing up computer data efficiently and in more than one location.
    8. Specify how to securely and politely send and receive e-mail with attachments, identify the components of an e-mail address, recognize the use of e-mail software and multiple service accounts, and determine how to organize and filter e-mails, identify the differences between newsgroups and mailing lists noting professional mailing lists focused on tax issues.
    9. Recognize the strengths and weaknesses of Internet tax research, identify online libraries, site lists, newsgroups and individual websites for current and pending federal and state tax law, articles, newsletters and developments, determine how to e-mail legislative representatives, and locate tax forms.
    10. Determine how to search using Boolean connectors, automated searching, and intelligent browsing, locate an all-in-one site for a case, legislation and regulation search, and identify a gateway site that summarizes tax sites by category.
Course Contents :

Chapter 1 - The Internet - Tax Research Fast & Free

Introduction

What is the Internet?

Whos on the Internet?

Internet History, Evolution & Revolution

Internet & World Wide Web

Connecting to the Internet

Hardware

Phone Modem Optimizing

Cable Modems

Computer Monitor

Satellite

Connection

Selecting an ISP

Software

Microsoft Explorer (Edge) & Others

A Short Course on Browsers

Surfing (and Sometimes Crawling On) the Net

Internet Addresses

Internet Security

E-Mail

Privacy & Security

E-Mail Addresses

Mailing Lists & Newsgroups

ABA-TAX

ABA- PTL

Accountant Forums

E-Mail Addresses

E-Mail Programs

Attachments

Filtering

E-Mail Etiquette

Junk & Spam Mail

Speeding up the Internet

Start with a Blank Home Page

Using Multiple Windows

Strengths & Weaknesses of Web Research

History vs. News

Statutes & Regulations

Its Unofficial

Pros & Cons of Free Service

Law Libraries & Site Lists

Cornell Law School - Federal & State

Duke University Law - Federal & State

Georgetown University Law School - Federal

University of Iowa - Federal & State

Tax Sites Guide - Federal & State

Tax Planning Resources

Existing Law

Current Federal Tax Law

Internal Revenue Code

Treasury Regulations

Federal Register

Internal Revenue Bulletin & Private Letter Rulings

Federal Cases

U. S. Supreme Court Decisions (running from 1990)

Federal Courts of Appeals Decisions

Current California Law

California Statutes

California Case Law

Proposed Law

Pending Federal Law

Congress

E-Mail Your Senator/Representative

Pending California Law

California State Senate & Assembly

Contacting Your California State Representative

Articles, Commentaries & Treatises

Villanova Law School Tax Compendium

Havens Legal Research for Estate Planners - Articles

Accounting Today Articles for Advisors

Developments & Newsletters

The Tax Prophet

Tax Tips & Facts

TaxWire

Newsgroups & Usenet

Tax Forms

Federal Tax Forms & Publications

California Tax Forms & Publications

Administrative Agencies

IRS

Franchise Tax Board

Search Sites

All-In-One Sites

Case, Legislation & Regulation Search

One Size Fits All Sampler

Expanded List of Internet Addresses

Acrobat Reader - The Document Download Standard

Art - The medium is the message

Autos & Vehicles

Boalt Hall - My Law School

Books - General Interest

Business - Individual greed is the good of all, Mr. Smith

Calculators - The harmony of numbers

California Culture - The Home of Zorro

Clip Art, Photos & Sounds

College Planning - Knowledge is Power

Consumer Rights & Info - Forgive All But Insist on Your Rights

Electronic Texts & Books

File Conversion

Financial - Only Self-Sufficiency Earns the Privilege to Help Others

Advice & Commentary

Advisor Ratings

New folder

Buy Hold Sell Recommendations

General

Reports & Summaries

Analysis - Evaluation & Selection Strategies

Active Methods - Working the Numbers

Passive Methods - Investing on Auto-Pilot

Asset Allocation

Associations & Groups

Brokers

Discount On-line

Full Service

Ratings

Budgeting & Managing Debt

Calculators

Clubs - Just a Sampling

Commodities & Futures

Derivatives

Discussion Groups, Message Boards & Chat

DRIPs - Dividend Reinvestment Plans

Education

FAQs

General

Glossaries & Dictionaries

Tutorials & Guides

Financial Planning

Insurance - Manage Risk

Agencies

Calculators

Education

General

Health

Legal

Property & Liability

Quotes

Ratings

Magazines & Periodicals

Market Monitors

Market Research & Investigation

Annual Reports

Annuities

Bonds

Charts

Mutual Funds

General

Indexed Funds

No-Load

Numbers, Statistics & Indexes

Prospectuses

SEC Filings

Stocks & Companies

Market Simulation Games

News - Financial

General

Mutual Fund News

Options

Portfolio Trackers

Quotes

Cusip #s

General

Historical

Real Time

Rates

Currency Exchange

Loan & Savings

Real Estate

General

News

Property

REITs

Risk Tolerance

Screeners

Food & Diet - You Are What You Eat

Fraud

Humor & Wit - Don't Confuse Stimulation With Thought

Comedy Newspapers

Jokes

Mark Twain

Huntington Beach - My Home

Internet - Guides, Marketing & Information

Dictionaries & Reference

E-mail Viewers

Guides

Marketing & Promotion

Permanent E-Mail Address

Resources

Web Page Design

Language - The Medium of Abstract Thought

Law - Limit the strong in treading upon the weak

Asset Protection

Books

Business Entities

Codes & Public Laws

Commercial Law & Contracts

Divorce & Family Law

California

Forms & Agreements

General

Eldercare

General Issues

Medicare & Medicaid

Nursing Homes & Living Alternatives

Employment & Labor

Federal

Agencies - General

Antitrust

Bankruptcy

Civil Procedure

Constitution

Copyright

Courts

Executive Orders

Immigration

Patent

Pending Legislation

Search - Federal

Social Security

Trademarks

U.S. Government Documents

Forms

Law Schools & Libraries

Lawyers

Legal Resourses - General

Municipal City Codes

Real Estate

Search

State

California

Bar

Codes

Courts

Forms

Legislature

Search

General State Resources

Uniform & Model Codes

Live Cameras

Loans & Mortgages - Don't lend money, it causes amnesia

Maps & Directions

Medical

Music

My Web Pages

News

Search Sites

Sources

Newsgroups

Newsletters

Office Utilities - Work Smart

Firewalls

General

Virus Scan

Web Calendars & PIMs

Web Drives

Word Processors

Package Tracking

Philosophy - Seek the Truth

Politics - Tyranny Requires Consent

Public Records

Real Estate

Foreclosure Resources

Reference - Its Important to be Correct

Dictionaries

Encyclopedias

Research & Reports

Religion - A Voluntary Suspension of Disbelief

Retirement Planning - Don't Get Old Without Money

Rome - My Heritage - Hail Victory

Science - The Triumph of Reason & Knowledge

Search - Seek and You Shall Find

General Search Sites

Meta Search Sites

News & Periodical Search Sites

People Search Sites

Shareware, Freeware & Updates

Shopping - Spend Wisely Or Not At All

Auctions

Computers & Software

Coupons

Food

General Merchandise

Music

Product Comparison

Videos

Statistics - Know the Facts

Tax - The Ransom for Civilization

Accountant & Attorney Locators - Tax

Accounting & Legal Associations

Applicable Federal Rates

Articles

Audit

Books

Calculation

California

Code - Federal

Commentary

Congressional Bills & Acts

Congressional Committees

Congressional Publications

Continuing Professional Education (CPE)

Courts & Cases

Circuit Courts of Appeal Cases

Court of Federal Claims Cases

General

Supreme Court Cases

Tax Court Cases

Divorce & Family Taxation

Employee Independent Contractor

Estate Tax Law & Planning

Forms

General

FASB

Federal Register

Foreign & International

Forms

Fraud

Health Savings Accounts

Investment Taxation

IRAs

IRS - Announcements

IRS - Audit Techniques Guides

IRS - Bulletins

IRS - General Interest

IRS - Notices

IRS - PLRs, AOD, etc

IRS - Pronouncements by Year

IRS - Publications

IRS - Revenue Procedures

IRS - Revenue Rulings

IRS Procedures

Libraries

Links & Sites

Magazines

Mailing Lists & Discussion Groups - Taxes

News - Taxes

Offers in Compromise & Other Tax Problems

Payroll Taxes

Pending & Recent Legislation

Per Diem Allowances

Protesters

Rates & Tables

Regulations

Research - Tax

Software

State Tax Forms

State Taxes

Income Tax

Sales Tax

Tax Free Exchanges

Tax Subscription Services

Valuation - Everything's Price But Nothing's Value

Tech Support

Travel Reservations

Video

Weather & Traffic

 

Glossary

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