IRS hosting face-to-face tax symposium in Cincinnati

Written on Jul 24, 2017

The Great Lakes Stakeholder Liaison Field will sponsor the Ohio Tax Symposium and Problem Solving Afternoon on Aug. 24 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Scarlet Oaks Campus in Cincinnati. This free local event offers 4 CPE credits.

The IRS Taxpayer Advocate Services, an independent organization within the IRS, will be available from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. to help resolve your clients’ issues where the normal processes and procedures haven’t worked. If you would like to talk with an advocate about a case or issue, please sign up when registering for the morning conference,

Face-to-face sessions are available on a first come, first served basis as space might be limited.

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Problem Solving Afternoon

Taxpayer Advocate Service will be available in the afternoon from 1:30pm to 3:30pm.

The Taxpayer Advocate Service is an independent organization within the IRS that protects taxpayer rights and helps taxpayers resolve problems they can't resolve with the IRS, for free.

How to Register

Send an email with the subject “Ohio Tax Symposium” to SBSE.SL.Great.Lakes@irs.gov and provide the following information:

  1. Full name as shown on PTIN card
  2. Email address and telephone number
  3. PTIN if requesting CE credit
  4. Indicate if you would like to talk with a Taxpayer Advocate during the afternoon session to discuss a case you’re working on. Advocates will be available based on sign ups. Note: You should have a valid Power of Attorney on file or bring your clients’ signed Form 2848.
  5. How did you hear about this event? (an email from your organization; an email directly from SB/SE mailbox; an email from another tax professional; Twitter or IRS website, etc.)

If you don’t have a PTIN, you will receive a certificate; however, your credit will not be reported to the IRS. Other tax professionals will be sent a certificate and may receive credit if the event meets their organizations' or states' CPE requirements.

Certificates of Completion will be emailed within three weeks after the event.

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