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Completing the Tax Filing Process - Chapter Summary
This chapter offers an entertaining examination of the steps taken when completing the tax filing process. Refresh your knowledge of record maintenance, the e-filing process and more. In no time, you should be ready to do the following:
- Share strategies for maintaining accuracy while filing taxes
- List record-keeping requirements for IRS enrolled agents
- Explain how long agents must retain tax returns and records
- Discuss the application process and mandate of becoming an e-file provider
- Define an electronic return originator
- Describe the benefits and drawbacks of e-filing taxes
- Identify and discuss major issues that can arise from e-filing taxes
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1. What is an Electronic Return Originator?
In this lesson, we will define the role of an Electronic Return Originator and provide an overview of its role, as well as the rules surrounding e-filing tax returns.
2. E-Filing Taxes: Definition, Benefits & Drawbacks
In this lesson, you'll learn about e-filing, including what it involves and who can use it. You'll also explore the benefits and drawbacks of using the service for filing your taxes.
3. Issues Arising from E-Filing Taxes
For many people, e-filing their tax returns every year is an easy and convenient way to file their taxes. For others, it is full of headaches. Learn what kinds of issues can arise during the process of e-filing in this lesson.
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Other chapters within the Special Enrollment Examination (SEE): Exam Prep & Study Guide course
- Preliminary Work for Personal Tax Preparation
- Income & Asset Tax for Individuals
- Retirement Income Taxation
- Real & Personal Property Taxes
- Itemized Tax Deductions for Individuals
- Tax Credits for Individuals
- Preparing Individual Taxes
- Advising Individual Taxpayers
- Specialized Tax Returns for Individuals
- Tax Considerations for Business Entities
- Tax Considerations for Business Partnerships
- Tax Considerations for Corporations
- Business Income Calculations
- Business Expenses, Deductions & Credits
- Analysis of Financial Reports
- Advising Business Taxpayers
- Specialized Tax Returns for Businesses
- Practices & Procedures of IRS Enrolled Agents
- Representation Before the IRS
- Representing the Taxpayer in the Collection Process
- Special Enrollment Examination (SEE) Flashcards