Tax Law Practice Ethics CLE

Washburn University School of Law, in conjunction with Kansas State University's 2017 69th Annual Kansas Income Tax Institute, is pleased to present the CLE "Tax Law Practice Ethics" on Friday, December 15, 2017, in Room 120 at the law school. This CLE will also be available as a webinar for those who would like to attend online (see "Information for Online Attendees" elsewhere on this page).

About the Program

The two-hour "Tax Law Practice Ethics" CLE addresses ethical issues facing tax practitioners in the representation of clients with tax issues, including issues associated with the preparation of returns, tax planning, as well as related estate, business and succession planning. The first hour covers common tax and related estate and business planning issues and their ethical considerations that arise in practice. The second hour addresses the IRS Circular 230 rules that govern ethical competent practice before the IRS. Attendees will obtain a better understanding of the likely situations in which ethical issues can arise in the tax practice and associated planning opportunities for clients in the hope of avoiding ethical complications, preparation, processing, and defense.


Photograph: Roger McMillan. Photograph: Lori McMillan.

1:00 p.m. — Registration (in-person attendees)

1:30 p.m. — Ethical Issues of Tax, Estate and Business Planning Practice
Roger A. McEowen, Kansas Farm Bureau Professor of Agricultural Law and Taxation , Washburn University School of Law
Learn more about Professor McEowen.

2:20 p.m. — Break

2:30 p.m. — Ethical Practice Before the IRS - IRS Circular 230 Rules Application
Lori A. McMillan, Professor of Law, Washburn University School of Law
Learn more about Professor McMillan.

3:20 p.m. — Adjourn

Register Online

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Date / Location

Friday, December 15, 2017
1:00-3:20 p.m.

Location (in-person attendees):
Washburn University
School of Law, Room 120
(Room 120 is on the south side)

Parking: north, south and east of the law school.
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Registration Fee


  • $30 - Attended/attending 2017 Kansas tax school.
  • $50 - Did not attend a tax school

Others (provided through Kansas State University):

  • $35 - CPE for Enrolled Agents (EAs) and Other Tax Return Preparers (OTRP)
CLE Credit

Approved by the Kansas Continuing Legal Education Commission for 2.0 CLE hours with 2 hours ethics.

Information for Online Attendees

This CLE will be streamed using Adobe Connect, a Flash-based product. Some institutions/agencies block Flash-based products on their network. There is no charge to use Adobe Connect. Return to this page on the day(s) of the CLE and click the link that appears on the page; the link will also sent to online attendees via email.

Online attendance at this program falls under the Kansas Continuing Legal Education Commission's Nontraditional Programming Limitation. Nontraditional programming is limited to a maximum of 5 hours of credit per compliance period.
See Rule 806 (l) (196 KB PDF; requires Adobe Acrobat Reader) at the Kansas CLE Commission website for more information.


The sponsors reserve the right to cancel this program.

Assistance for Special Needs

If you require special services or auxiliary aids to assist you while attending the event, please call Donna Vilander at (785) 670-1105.

Kansas Income Tax Institute

The Kansas State University Department of Agricultural Economics sponsors an annual Kansas Income Tax Institute, now in its 69th year. The program is intended for tax professionals and is designed to provide up‐to‐date training on current tax law, regulations, and updates. The 2-day, 2017 programs held throughout Kansas will review recent cases and rulings and key legislation, provide an in‐depth review and analysis of a number of tax areas, and cover newly enacted regulations and procedures critical to tax practitioners. The program stresses practical information to facilitate the filing of individual, small‐business, and farm returns. Learn more and register for upcoming programs being held through December 14, 2017 at the Kansas Income Tax Institute website.

Washburn University School of Law
Continuing Legal Education
1700 SW College Ave.
Topeka, KS 66621
(785) 670-1105
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