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Tax Procedure

Total Credits: 2 including 2 Taxes - Technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  ACPEN Tax Institute |  Tax |  IRS Approved
Allison M. McLeod, LL.M., CPA
Course Levels:
2 Hours
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This seminar will introduce the process from filing a tax return to the IRS audit, IRS Appeals, Collections and litigation at courts of original jurisdiction.  We will discuss the options taxpayers have at any point in the process with reference to real-life stories from the trenches. 

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Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Describe the audit process from the initial filing of the return to collections.
  • Determine the options available to taxpayers at each stage of the audit process.
  • Ascertain risk factors to consider in determining the best course of action for the client.
  • Apply the soft skills needed when interfacing with the IRS audit team to achieve the best possible result.  

Major Subjects
  • Filing a tax return
  • IRS audit
  • RS Appeals
  • Collections and litigation at courts of original jurisdiction

Course Materials


Allison M. McLeod, LL.M., CPA's Profile

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Allison M. (Yee) McLeod, LL.M., JD, CPA, is currently a Senior Lecturer at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas.   She received Bachelor of Business Administration and Juris Doctor degrees from Baylor University, and a Master of Legal Letters (LL.M.) degree specializing in Taxation from the Southern Methodist University School of Law. Professor McLeod has also studied British and Art History at the University of Sussex, England. 

Prior to joining the UNT faculty in 2010, Professor McLeod held the position of Director of Tax Planning and IRS Audits for Lehigh Hanson North America, a major manufacturer of cement, aggregates and other building materials. Her practice included both federal and international tax planning. Professor McLeod also spent thirteen years specializing in Tax Planning with the JCPenney Corporation, Inc., and two years with Deloitte & Touche in Dallas.

Professor McLeod has taught at the university level graduate classes on Ethics, Tax Research, Multi-jurisdictional Taxation and Corporate Income Tax.   She also lectures in Financial Accounting and Individual Taxation on an undergraduate level.  She has taught at the UNT College of Law as adjunct faculty and works part-time at the law firm of Grable Martin Fulton, PLLC.   Since 2011, Professor McLeod has been honored to present live and on-line ethics CPE classes to CPAs across the nation.  She also serves as an expert witness in accounting malpractice cases and maintains a small private practice serving individuals and small businesses.  Professor McLeod has also taught at the University of North Texas College of Law as adjunct faculty.  She is currently serving on the Professional Ethics Committee of the Texas Society of CPAs.

Professor McLeod is licensed to practice law by the State Bar of Texas since 1992 and has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1993.  


Thu, Jul 25, 2024 - 04:00pm to 05:54pm EDT
Thu, Aug 01, 2024 - 05:00pm to 06:54pm EDT
Mon, Aug 19, 2024 - 10:00am to 11:54am EDT
Tue, Sep 03, 2024 - 12:00pm to 01:54pm EDT
Thu, Sep 19, 2024 - 01:00pm to 02:54pm EDT
Sat, Oct 12, 2024 - 11:00am to 12:54pm EDT
Mon, Oct 14, 2024 - 02:00pm to 03:54pm EDT
Wed, Oct 30, 2024 - 04:00pm to 05:54pm EDT
Mon, Nov 04, 2024 - 05:00pm to 06:54pm EST
Tue, Nov 05, 2024 - 07:00pm to 08:54pm EST
Wed, Nov 13, 2024 - 10:00am to 11:54am EST
Mon, Dec 02, 2024 - 12:00pm to 01:54pm EST
Wed, Dec 11, 2024 - 01:00pm to 02:54pm EST
Sat, Dec 21, 2024 - 02:00pm to 03:54pm EST
Thu, Jan 09, 2025 - 04:00pm to 05:54pm EST
Thu, Jan 30, 2025 - 05:00pm to 06:54pm EST
Mon, Feb 03, 2025 - 10:00am to 11:54am EST
Wed, Feb 12, 2025 - 12:00pm to 01:54pm EST
Sat, Feb 22, 2025 - 10:00am to 11:54am EST
Thu, Mar 13, 2025 - 07:00pm to 08:54pm EDT
Fri, Mar 14, 2025 - 01:00pm to 02:54pm EDT
Mon, Mar 31, 2025 - 02:00pm to 03:54pm EDT
Fri, Apr 04, 2025 - 04:00pm to 05:54pm EDT
Wed, Apr 23, 2025 - 05:00pm to 06:54pm EDT
Thu, May 01, 2025 - 10:00am to 11:54am EDT
Tue, May 20, 2025 - 12:00pm to 01:54pm EDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For This course is ideal for CPAs, EAs, or other tax professionals.
Original Recording Date 06/2022
Course Developer Allison M. McLeod
Date Added to Catalog 05/17/2022

Additional Information

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Official Registry Statement

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Instructional Delivery Method

Group Internet Based

Course Registration Requirements

Online Registration

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Overall:      4.8

Total Reviews: 5


Lindsey F - Ennis, Texas

"Allison is an excellent presenter. I am already missing not being able to do live ethics with her this year."