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Treasury Circular 230 for EAs and Other Tax Preparers

Total Credits: 2.2 including 2.2 Taxes - Technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  ACPEN Tax Institute |  Tax |  IRS Approved
Allison M. McLeod, LL.M., CPA
Course Levels:
2.2 Hours
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Please join us for a discussion on Treasury Circular 230 and other ethical issues faced by enrolled agents and other tax preparers.  In addition to covering the practice standards espoused by Treasury Circular 230, there will also be an overview of the applicable provisions in the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) and common law which will affect tax preparers.  The discussion will conclude with other ethical issues, such as avoiding conflicts of interest, proper fee structure and maintaining competency.  Also included will be case studies illustrating dilemmas faced by tax practitioners.  

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Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Know the expectations for tax practitioners in serving clients, including the duty of confidentiality, competency and proper administration of the tax law.
  • Understand the practitioner’s obligations to disclose certain client information when representing them against the IRS.
  • Understand the provisions of Treasury Circular 230, the IRC and common law as it pertains to tax practitioners.
  • Know the IRS requirements before an individual may file returns on behalf of others as a preparer.

Major Subjects
  • Circular 230
  • Conflicts of interest
  •  Loving case
  • RTRP
  • Other Ethical Issues 
  • Fees
  • Qualifying continuing education

Course Materials


Allison M. McLeod, LL.M., CPA's Profile

Allison M. McLeod, LL.M., CPA Related Seminars and Products

Allison M. (Yee) McLeod, LL.M., JD, CPA, is currently a Senior Lecturer at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas.   She received Bachelor of Business Administration and Juris Doctor degrees from Baylor University, and a Master of Legal Letters (LL.M.) degree specializing in Taxation from the Southern Methodist University School of Law. Professor McLeod has also studied British and Art History at the University of Sussex, England. 

Prior to joining the UNT faculty in 2010, Professor McLeod held the position of Director of Tax Planning and IRS Audits for Lehigh Hanson North America, a major manufacturer of cement, aggregates and other building materials. Her practice included both federal and international tax planning. Professor McLeod also spent thirteen years specializing in Tax Planning with the JCPenney Corporation, Inc., and two years with Deloitte & Touche in Dallas.

Professor McLeod has taught at the university level graduate classes on Ethics, Tax Research, Multi-jurisdictional Taxation and Corporate Income Tax.   She also lectures in Financial Accounting and Individual Taxation on an undergraduate level.  She has taught at the UNT College of Law as adjunct faculty and works part-time at the law firm of Grable Martin Fulton, PLLC.   Since 2011, Professor McLeod has been honored to present live and on-line ethics CPE classes to CPAs across the nation.  She also serves as an expert witness in accounting malpractice cases and maintains a small private practice serving individuals and small businesses.  Professor McLeod has also taught at the University of North Texas College of Law as adjunct faculty.  She is currently serving on the Professional Ethics Committee of the Texas Society of CPAs.

Professor McLeod is licensed to practice law by the State Bar of Texas since 1992 and has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1993.  


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Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For Enrolled agents, tax practitioners, and other tax preparers.  
Original Recording Date 06/2022
Course Developer Allison M. McLeod
Date Added to Catalog 05/17/2022
Yellow Book No

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