Stopping Tax Identity Theft: Practical Advice for CPAs & Clients (UFACWR03)

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Date:Thursday, December 11, 2014
Time:11:30AM - 12:30PM (Registration at 11:00AM)
Facility:Webcast or Webinar, Online
CPE Credit:1 Technical Business
Instructor: Valrie Chambers, Ph.D.
Vendor:Florida Institute of CPAs
Course Level:Basic

Identity theft of tax information is a growing problem.  Both taxpayers and tax preparers are a target for identity theft.  This presentation discusses how to advise taxpayers who are victims of identity theft, and some of the scams that aim to victimize CPAs or make them complicit in identity theft of client information.


After viewing this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Describe what an identity theft is, and why and how an identity theft might be perpetrated
  • Describe what is being done to curtail identity theft for tax purposes
  • Be familiar with identity theft prevention techniques
  • State several actions to take when an identity is stolen

Note this course is being broadcast as a webcast.

Who Should Attend:
CPAs and tax staff who prepare individual tax returns


Some knowledge of individual tax returns and fraud practices

Advanced preparation:


FICPA Seminar EZMaterials! Instead of picking up paper manuals at the event, you’ll be able to download the EZMaterials as searchable PDFs to your laptop, tablet or other device seven days before the event. For an additional fee you may choose to purchase a hardcopy of the seminar manuals. If requested during registration at least eight days prior to the course, your hardcopy will be available for pickup at the event. Click here for more information.

Early Bird Price: $39 FICPA Members, $49 Non-Members

Regular Price on 12/11/2014: $39 FICPA Members, $49 Non-Members