March 14, 2023


2 Total CPE Credits


Webinar (CPA Crossings): IRS Penalties and Abatements

  • Instructor

    Allison McLeod

Learning Objectives

After attending this presentation you will be able to…

  • Identify situations where penalties can be imposed
  • Utilize techniques for preventing or reducing any penalty assessments
  • Ascertain when the First Time Abatement can be used
  • Obtain a working knowledge of the procedure governing the request for refund

Major Topics

The major topics covered in this class include:

  • Various types of penalties: Accuracy related, fraud, understatement of valuation, reporting requirement, failure to pay, and pay or deposit penalties
  • Rules on waiver of penalties and interests
  • Various forms and procedures for requesting relief
  • First Time Abatement: Requirements and procedures
  • How an individual taxpayer qualifies for Reasonable Cause abatement
  • Procedures for requesting refund of paid penalties
  • Available administrative options

CPE Credits Available

Total CPE

Things to Know About This Course

Course Level

  • Intermediate



Advanced Preparation

This webinar is produced by CPA Crossings. You will receive your login link/instructions and Certificate of Attendance directly from this third-party vendor. It is important that you review your COCPA confirmation for details on receiving your login instructions and COA from said vendor.

Intended Audience

CPAs, Enrolled agents, Attorneys, Finance professionals, Financial planners, Tax Professionals


CPA Crossings, LLC

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