(ORLANDO FL) Aug 8, 2012 – Anyone visiting Las Vegas this week may have noticed an increase in the number of tax professionals gathered in one location. From July 31-August 2, aspiring and professional tax preparers attended the IRS Nationwide Tax Forum and received valuable tax preparation training. Held at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, this was the fourth stop on a six-city, nationwide tour for the Forum, and once again, Fast Forward Academy participated as an exhibitor.
One of the biggest tax conferences in the country, the IRS Nationwide Tax Forum has already been held in Orlando, Atlanta and San Diego, and will take place in Chicago and New York later this month.
Tax professionals who attended the Tax Forum had the chance to further their tax preparation education and receive continuing education credits. Anyone who attends the Tax Forum in any city is eligible to receive required Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits. Participants listened to guest speakers, engaged in hands-on workshops and enjoyed various networking opportunities. They also visited the numerous exhibits taking place on site, including Fast Forward Academy.
Over 16,000 have attended the Forum so far, and over 6,000 were in Las Vegas alone. Fast Forward Academy also offered a demo room for participants at this particular Tax Forum where they showcased its products and connected with students in a more personal setting.
Fast Forward Academy President, Matt McBride, was pleased at how the Tax Forum in Las Vegas went. “Obviously, the tax professionals who attend the IRS Nationwide Tax Forum are exactly the demographic who are interested in, and can benefit from, our high quality suite of tax education products.” McBride adds, “The demo room enhanced our ability to show these tax professionals all Fast Forward Academy has to offer in online tax preparation products, and many of the attendees were excited at what we had to offer.”
In Las Vegas, registered tax preparers learned about such topics as Tax Provisions of the Affordable Care Act, Owe Taxes? A Collection Guide to Payment Options and Solutions,Be an Educated Preparer on Education Credits, Expand Your Business: Become a Reporting Agent and Doing the Right Thing: Integrity, TIGTA and You.
Fast Forward Academy’s high-quality, technologically advanced educational products assist tax professionals and CPAs with their training and in obtaining certification. Fast Forward Academy is a leader in their field, assisting tax professionals in passing the difficult RTRP and CPA exams.
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