Protect Your Clients, Protect Yourself: Tax Security 101

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Overview

1.0 Credits
ONLINE

This webinar is being sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service and is complimentary for everyone. FICPA members who register and attend can receive complimentary CPE.

As cybercriminals step up their efforts to breach the offices of tax professionals, this webinar provides an overview to basic security safeguards that ALL tax professionals AND their employees should take to secure taxpayer data. It will exam common security threats and tactics, signs of a data theft and how to report taxpayer data theft to the IRS. In plain language, it will review what basic steps to take and how to take them. It also highlights all professional tax preparers’ obligations to create written information security plan. And, tax professionals can hear about the experiences and security recommendations from one of their own colleagues. This webinar caps a summer-long awareness initiative by the IRS, state tax agencies and the tax community.

Major Topics

This free broadcast is for Tax Professionals and covers the following:

  • An overview of basic security safeguards that ALL tax professionals AND their employees should take to secure taxpayer data
  • Examine common security threats and tactics
  • Examine signs of a data theft and how to report taxpayer data theft to the IRS
  • Highlight of all professional tax preparers’ obligations to create written information security plan
  • Experiences and security recommendations from a tax professional
  • Live Q & A

Designed For

Tax Professionals

Prerequisite

None

Advanced Preparation

None

Your space in this event is not reserved until you complete your registration with both the FICPA and the IRS.  Links for registering with the IRS will be included in your FICPA registration confirmation.

Information on how to log-on to the webinar, troubleshooting, and contact information will be included with your registration confirmation as well.