Up-to-the-Minute Tax Education


Confused about the IRS Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998? Get the following products:

  • The AICPA Experts' Taxpayer Confidentiality Privilege Videocourse. This panel discussion includes Gerald Padwe, AICPA vice-president—taxation; and Michael Mares, chairman of the tax executive committee. The two-hour tape covers the issues and possible problems now that CPAs have confidentiality privileges formerly limited to lawyers (183500JA, $89; recommended CPE credit: 4 hours).

  • Getting the IRS Off Your Client's Back. This has been updated to reflect the act and includes strategies and tactics to help you help your client. Available either as a text (735860JA, $119) or CD-ROM (738100JA, $129; recommended CPE credit for either: 8 hours).

  • Annual Tax Update. Also updated to include the act, this text covers other recent legislation and case law (736062JA, $119; recommended CPE credit: 8 hours).

To order these products, call the AICPA at 888-777-7077.

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