Designed For: CPAs and tax staff who prepare individual tax returns.

Product Code: STIT-OL14

About the Author: Valrie Chambers, PhD, CPA
Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi, TX  78412

Category: Tax

Vendor: Florida Institute of CPAs

Format: **Online**

Price: $25.00 members, $35.00 non-members

CPE Credit:  1 hour Technical Business

NASBA Fields of Study:  Taxes

Level:  Basic

Prerequisite:  Some knowledge of individual tax returns and fraud practices

Advance Preparation:  None

NOTE:  In order to receive CPE credit, the course must be purchased by the individual intending to take it.

Related Courses:  None

Learning Objectives:
After viewing this presentation, participants will be able to:
1.  Describe what an identity theft is, and why and how an identity theft might be perpetrated.
2.  Describe what is being done to curtail identity theft for tax purposes.
3.  Be familiar with identity theft prevention techniques.
4.  State several actions to take when an identity is stolen.

Description: 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.

You will receive 2 emails after registering for this course.  One email will contain the receipt for your course purchase, the other from providing you with instructions on how to log onto the course.