Who is Really the Innocent Spouse? IRC §6015


July 22, 2020


Robert E. McKenzie, REVIEWER(s)- Eric L. Green

  1:00 PM ET | 12:00 PM CT | 10:00 AM PT | 120 Minutes

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Many times after filing a joint return spouses have opposing views of who should be responsible for a resulting tax obligation when the IRS comes to call. The IRS has recently its innocent spouse rules which will allow more taxpayers to receive relief from joint tax obligations.

This 2-hour long learning session by our expert Robert E. McKenzie will provide you a better understanding of innocent spouse rules and injured spouse relief. You will become familiar with the requirements of innocent spouse relief. You'll learn who should file for relief, and when and how to file for the same, as well as essential procedures and preparation of forms to get relief.

Also, get practical, real-world case studies and examples and valuable tools such as completed tax forms, templates, lists, timelines and more.

Learning Objectives:

After this class you be able to:

  • Understand the who, how, and when to file for relief
  • Be aware of injured spouse relief
  • Learn the essential procedures and preparation of forms to get relief
  • Understand the clients' appeal options
  • Know the latest rules for §6015(f) (equitable relief) and retroactive remedies available

Who Should Attend:

  • CPAs and Enrolled Agents
  • Tax Attorneys
  • Other Tax Preparers
  • Law firms dealing with tax issues

Session Prerequisites and preparation: None

Recommended CPE credit – 2.0

Recommended field of study – Tax

Session learning level: Introductory

Delivery method: Group Internet Based

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