Federal Tax Research
This course examines methods used to approach and analyze tax issues/questions by looking at the sources of federal tax law and how they’re interpreted by the judiciary and administrative law judges.
What you can learn.
- Gain the tools to analyze tax problems, reach a credible result, and effectively present your results, both in writing and orally
- Understand tax planning and how to work with the IRS
About this course:Designed for professionals who want to practice in the tax field, including lawyers, enrolled agents, or accountants, this course examines the materials and methods used by tax practitioners to investigate tax issues and the questions raised by taxpayers and/or the taxing authorities. Participants examine methods used to approach and analyze tax issues/questions. General topics, in addition to research and methodology, include the sources of federal tax law--constitutional, legislative, and administrative--and how they're interpreted by the judiciary and administrative law judges. The course also includes sessions on tax planning, how to work with the IRS, and tax practice and administration. Students leave the course with the tools to analyze tax problems, reach a credible result, and learn how to effectively present their results, both in writing and orally.
It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Federal Tax Research.