Internal Revenue Service United States Department of the Treasury
Level Basic Advanced Military International

Course Introduction Workout

Workout Resources

Publication 4491 Introduction

Link & Learn Taxes is a self-paced training program based on the VITA/TCE tax return preparation process. This training provides links to resource materials and practice to introduce you to the major components of the VITA/TCE return preparation process and demonstrate how they contribute to your ultimate goal—preparing a complete and accurate return. Begin this lesson by reviewing the Course Introduction from Publication 4491.

Use your resource materials to apply what you learned in the lesson:

  • The various course levels and certification process
  • The responsibilities of a VITA/TCE volunteer, including due diligence
  • The critical components involved in the return preparation process
  • The resources available to assist you
  • The procedures for helping a taxpayer with identity theft
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Pub 4491, Introduction Lesson

Pub 4491, Introduction Lesson