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General experience in tax preparation

Course Description

With business returns as its focus, this comprehensive tax course covers topics guaranteed to prepare financial professionals for tax season. This powerful presentation, provided by two renowned tax experts, Vern Hoven and Sharon Kreider, will enable participants to quickly grasp recent tax changes. This section answers your questions on the 20% QBI Deduction in detail.

You'll receive the most complete and up-to-date digital PDF reference manual that is hyperlinked to the Internal Revenue Code, making it extremely convenient. Join us in this 4-hour session as our world-class tax instructors share cutting-edge tax planning strategies in a high energy, often humorous, presentation style while using real-life experiences to make complicated tax topics easily understandable.


Vern Hoven, CPA, MT

Vern Hoven, CPA, MT, is one of America’s premier tax presenters and speaks to over 100 groups a year on a variety of tax topics. He teaches at Western CPE Federal Tax Update seminars and conferences and produces self-study and webcasts courses as well. Vern consistently receives outstanding evaluations and has won numerous teaching awards, including the prestigious AICPA 2014 Sidney Kess Award for Excellence in Continuing Education.
Vern is the author of the best-selling Real Estate Investor’s Tax Guide and a favorite interviewee on radio, television, and in newspapers. His presentation skills have earned him the coveted Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation from the National Speakers Association, which has granted only 400 CSPs out of 3,600 NSA members as of 2006.
Vern practiced in the public, governmental, and corporate accounting fields before starting his own public accounting practice in 1973, a firm that grew to one of the largest in western Montana. In 1985, he started his present tax consulting practice. CPA Magazine recognized Vern as one of the top 50 IRS representation practitioners in 2008.

Sharon Kreider, CPA

Sharon Kreider, CPA, has helped more than 15,000 California tax preparers annually get ready for tax season. She also presents regularly for the AICPA, the California Society of Enrolled Agents, CCH Audio, and Western CPE. You’ll benefit from the detailed, hands-on tax knowledge Sharon will share with you—knowledge she gained through her extremely busy, high-income tax practice in Silicon Valley. With her dynamic presentation style, Sharon will demystify complex individual and business tax legislation. She’s a national lecturer for business and professional groups and consistently receives outstanding evaluations. In 2014, she was awarded the prestigious AICPA 2014 Sidney Kess Award for Excellence in Continuing Education.

Course Specifics

Nov 4, 2019
General experience in tax preparation

Compliance Information

IRS Provider #: OMYXB
IRS Course ID: 0MYXB-U-01387-19-O
IRS Federal Tax Update Credits: 4
CTEC Provider #: 2071
Qualifies for CA Fraud: No

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand federal changes and new rulings in business tax issues.
  • Accurately file business returns.
  • Recognize opportunities to use business credits.
  • Convey details of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA).
  • Summarize the different types of business retirement plans assessing contribution limits, elective deferral limitations and prohibited transactions.
  • 20% QBI Deduction - You will be able to implement this new tax 'return' along with all the required year-end tax planning.

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