Stuart Sobel

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Stu Sobel is the consummate Instructor with 30 years IRS experience; co-authored the IRS Examination Standards Manual; taught at major universities; had a nationally syndicated radio program and published four books on taxation. Stu has provided continuing education to more than 25,000 CPAs, Attorneys, Enrolled Agents and Non-Profits Members/Directors.

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Course Description

The IRS is not limited reviewing only a taxpayer’s books and records to verify income. IRS examiners are allowed to use specific income approaches and alternative methods to propose adjustments. This class will help practitioners to understand the approaches the IRS uses and provide them with adequate defenses for their clients.

The following topics are discussed in detail.

• Return selection process: how to avoid unnecessary examination
• Setting the scope of examination with the IRS examiner
• In-depth analysis of the source and application of funds method, cash transaction analysis, and the net worth method used to determine unreported income

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to
• Learn how to provide the best advice for clients
• Identify the most common errors the IRS makes in verifying income
• Prepare adequately for an IRS examination of reported income

Table of Contents

Welcome CPE

  1. Mission Completed  1. How the IRS Determines Unreported Income - Learn the Techniques the IRS Utilizes (56 minutes)


NASBA field of study: 2 hours CPE Credit


Trainer: Stuart P Sobel

Type: OnDemand

Level: Beginner

Subject: IRS

Duration: 56 Minutes

Released: June 30, 2014

Register Price: $39.00

Register With NASBA: $79.00


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