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Tax Research Skills Webinar

CPE

When
July 17
11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

CPE Credits
8-Tax

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $245 | Nonmember: $345


 More Information

Course No.
4191354B
Level
Update
Prerequisites
General knowledge in performing tax research.

Description

  • Recognize differences between primary source authorities and their hierarchical weight.
  • Determine and enhance your ability to analyze facts, identify tax issues and locate and evaluate primary source authority when using an electronic tax research service.
  • Recall reasoning skills necessary in evaluating conflicting administrative (IRS) and judicial sources (court decisions).
  • Identify how to reconcile or distinguish similar cases.

Highlights

Tax research skills are a critical component of a tax practitioner's professional arsenal. Enhance your ability to identify tax issues; locate and evaluate primary source authority; and communicate research results in writing.

Electronic tax research services and internet resources will be demonstrated to help you effectively perform your tax research.

Materials are provided as an ebook.



Speaker(s)

C. Andrew Lafond, CPA
Assistant Professor
LaSalle University

Andy is an Assistant Professor in Accounting at La Salle University as well as a practicing professional with his own accounting firm which he founded in 1994.

His experience includes over 25 years in public accounting with national, regional, and local firms. Andy’s practice provides accounting and tax services for a diverse group of small businesses and individuals. Since 2005, he has provided Tax Research training to the staff of a number of accounting firms around the country as well as taught “The Ultimate Tax Research Course” for many state CPA societies. In addition, he has authored several accounting and tax articles, including some addressing the tax research process and a comparison of the electronic tax research services available to tax practitioners.

Andy received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from La Salle University in 1986, and an MBA from Drexel University in 1994. In 2003, he earned a Doctorate in Business Administration from University of Sarasota. Andy is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs, and the American Accounting Association.


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