|Author :||Danny C Santucci, JD|
|CPE Credits :||16.0|
|IRS Credits :||16|
|Passing Score :||70%|
|Primary Subject-Field Of Study:||
Taxes - Taxes for Course Id 94
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 that’s down to the wire - this is the course.
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|Prerequisites :||General understanding of federal income taxation.|
|Experience Level :||Overview|
|Additional Contents :||Complete, no additional material needed.|
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|Advance Preparation :||None.|
|Delivery Method :||Self-Study|
|Intended Participants :||Anyone needing Continuing Professional Education (CPE).|
|Revision Date :||20-Dec-2017|
|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:
* 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
After materials, participants will be able to:
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:
b. Installing a firewall to prevent Internet detection; and
c. Backing up computer data efficiently and in more than one location.
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 :||
The Internet - Tax Research Fast & Free
Current Tax Tips