1) To see IRS
products as they are released, most recent at the top:
The Training documents are almost all out today on
that list (except they have an 'updated' line for Form 6744 that still refers
to the old content). Sometimes it takes a few days for the regular search on irs.gov to
connect with the documents and that appears to be happening with 4491, 4491-W,
2) To see draft IRS documents (often just shells
or nothing visible)
3) To have a stable link to the 2010 TWO/Training,
through Jan 31, 2012, use:
This will allow use during the usually rough week
of upgrade to the new software for 2011 returns about Thanksgiving. It will be
available through Jan 31, especially handy for those who need to train on State
tax return software, usually not out until late.
4)For the current TWO training environment, use
Now it points to 2010 return training software and
will point to 2011 TWO training after the upgrade.
Both of these TWO training environments can also
be used by desktop client IDs - we used to be blocked after the upgrade to the
new tax year's software. Contact a TWO buddy or use the blue tabs in Pub 3189
and Pub 4012 to get started.
5) The TaxWise training documents are very useful,
especially for new counselors, EROs, TCs etc for both desktop and TWO.
Currently they are available from a link on the Practice Lab software main page
and that link changed about a week ago to:
There is a new link, not yet connected, from the
TWO home page (Live and Training) that should point to this material.
These are the materials that were briefly shown in
the ERO Procedures slides in the webinar and in the read-aheads sent out for
Lyn McClure WA DC-10 + 21, TC, Instructor, ERO etc and member of NTTC and NTC
and co-moderator of T-VOG