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Avoiding Tax Malpractice Webcast | 4203020A CANCELED
Date: September 29, 2020
Event Start time: 8:30 AM   End time: 4:00 PM
Location: Webcast

Facility: Webcast Event


Member:       $289
Nonmember: $389

CPE Credits:

8.00 CPE: Continuing Professional Education Technical
8.00 CTEC-TX: CTEC - Federal Tax Law Hours Technical
8.00 IRS-TX: IRS Federal Tax Update Technical
6.50 MCLE: MCLE Technical


Identify topics related to allegations of malpractice committed by tax professionals and review risk management techniques.

Inherent in the services of a tax professional is the risk that a client may assert practitioner malpractice. Clients may also accuse an adviser of being unethical or incompetent. Explore the reasons clients make such claims, and learn techniques and procedures to minimize the risk. Review effective client communication skills and tools to protect yourself from malpractice exposure and more.





  • Identify topics related to allegations of malpractice committed by tax professionals.
  • Determine how to recognize high-risk engagements.
  • Recognize relevant ethical considerations.
  • Identify tools for insulating yourself from malpractice exposure.
  • Determine appropriate loss prevention procedures.
  • Determine effective communication with clients regarding objectives and expectations.

Major Subjects:
  • Technical definitions of tax malpractice.
  • Risk management techniques: engagement letters, quality control procedures and maintaining professional competence.
  • Aggressive tax strategies.
  • "War stories" dealing with tax-related claims against CPAs.
  • Insurance carrier experiences.
  • Substantive tax areas: tax-deferred exchanges, built-in gains, alternative minimum tax and overlooked tax elections.

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Designed For:

CPAs, practitioners and attorneys.


Advanced Prep:



Event Notes:

Wireless Internet access, lunch and discounted parking will be provided for this event and are included in your registration fee.

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