FTC, IRS and NATP Join Forces to Educate Tax Professionals on Identity Theft

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The FTC, IRS and the National Association of Tax Professionals offer practical guidance about identity theft issues important to tax professionals.

The National Association of Tax Professionals (NATP) announces free access for all tax professionals to the recently recorded webinar: Tax Identity Theft - Tax Professionals on the Ramparts. The 75-minute webinar was a joint venture between the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and NATP. Attendees will receive practical guidance about new scams targeting client information, cybersecurity and how tax professionals can help identify theft victims. The presentation helped kick off the Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, held by the FTC.

The on-demand webinar combines the expertise of Mark Kahler, the National ID Theft Coordinator for the IRS Criminal Investigation, John Krebs, attorney with the FTC Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, and Larry Gray, NATP Government Relations Liaison and national speaker.

Visit the NATP website to access the webinar.

About NATP
NATP is the largest organization dedicated 100% to tax professionals and their success. NATP members work at offices that assist over 12 million people worldwide with tax preparation and planning. Formed in 1979, NATP’s member base has grown to almost 23,000 and includes individual tax preparers, enrolled agents, certified public accounts, accountants, attorneys and financial planners. The national headquarters, located in Appleton, Wisconsin, employs over 50 professionals. For more information on the organization, visit natptax.com.

Mission
We exist to be the most reliable resource for gaining and developing professional tax expertise. We strive to support our members through cutting-edge knowledge and resources, effective advocacy, and the relationships they need to succeed professionally and personally.

Vision
To protect the integrity and future of the profession by educating and supporting members through all phases of their careers, serving as the voice of the profession and fostering community among tax professionals.

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