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Get a clear review of the IRS Fast Track Mediation Program, as well as strategies for preparing your case during the Collections Appeal process. You'll learn more about how to support clients when you're unable to personally represent them to help resolve audits successfully. This course will cover the following topics:

  • Fast Track Mediation.
  • Collection Appeals.
  • Tax Court.
  • Court of Appeals, Court of Claims, District Court.
  • Bankruptcy.
  • Protective Filings.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore fast track mediation.
  • Identify collection appeals.
  • Discover tax court, court of appeals, court of claims, district court.
Last updated/reviewed: July 6, 2022

Included In Certifications

This course is included in the following Certification Programs:

10 CoursesTax Resolution Specialist Certificate

  1. IRS Representation Series - Foolproof Tips to Release IRS Levies on Paychecks or Bank Accounts
  2. IRS Representation Series - Getting Organized to Resolve Collection Issues
  3. IRS Representation Series - Doing Offer-in-Compromise: How to Complete the Form 656 Application
  4. IRS Representation Series - Tips and Tricks for the 433s Needed to Secure an Offer in Compromise
  5. IRS Representation Series - Winning the 1040 Audit
  6. IRS Representation Series - Steps to Take After SUCCESSFUL Collections or Audits
  7. IRS Representation Series - When Collections and Audits Fail
  8. IRS Representation Series - Reducing IRS Assessments for Interest & Penalties
  9. IRS Representation Series - Conflicts of Interest
  10. IRS Representation Series - Circular 230 Ethics and Updates

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great course....well designed and taught. Real hands on approach


Course Complexity: Intermediate

Lecture 2 - Resolving Collection Issues
Lecture 3 - Preparing for an OIC

Education Provider Information

Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
Course Syllabus
  2:24Introduction to When Collections and Audits Fail-Appeals and Other Options
  11:06Fast Track Mediation
  16:22Collection Appeal Mandate
  13:22Collection Due Process-Withdrawal
  14:31Collection Appeal Program
  11:22Appealing IRS Abuse of Power and Post Appeal Mediation
  15:40Tax Courts
  11:09The Flow Chart for An Audit Case
  14:15Tax Bankruptcy and Protective Filing
  1:52:06When Collections and Audits Fail-Appeals and Other Options
  PDFSlide: IRS Representation Series - When Collections and Audits Fail
  PDFIRS Representation Series - When Collections and Audits Fail Glossary/ Index