Self-Study
2
Overview
Taxes
There are no prerequisites.

Course Description

Business expenses are the costs of carrying on a trade or business; and they are usually deductible if the business is operated to make a profit. This course reviews various expenses that businesses may deduct and the requirements that must be met for those expenses to qualify for deduction. You'll be able to use this practical course as a guide to determine which of your clients' taxes are deductible as business expenses.



Instructor

Danny Santucci, JD

Danny Santucci, BA, JD, is a prolific author of tax and financial books and articles. His legal career started with the business and litigation firm of Edwards, Edwards, and Ashton. Later he joined the Century City entertainment firm of Bushkin, Gaims, Gaines, and Jonas working for many well-known celebrities. In 1980, Danny established the law firm of Santucci, Potter, and Leanders in Irvine, California. With increasing lecture and writing commitments, Danny went into sole practice in 1995. His practice emphasizes business taxation, real estate law, and estate planning. Speaking to more than 100 groups nationally each year, he is known for spicing up his extensive expertise with an incredible sense of humor.



Course Specifics

Taxes
Feb 1, 2017
There are no prerequisites.
SS8132139
67
None


Compliance Information

103220
IRS Provider #: 0MYXB
IRS Course ID: 0MYXB-T-00037-13-S
IRS Federal Tax Law Credits: 2
CTEC Provider #: 2071
CTEC Course ID: 2071-CE-0331
CTEC Federal Tax Law Credits: 2
Qualifies for CA Fraud: No


Learning Objectives

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

  • Note the elements of §162 and the limitations imposed by the not-for-profit provisions
  • Determine the cost allocation on the business use of a residence
  • Define casualties, thefts, and research costs in the context of business deductions under §162
  • Compare the various methods of amortization for business startup, organizational costs, and §179 intangibles with the cost depletion methods used on natural resources
  • Identify depreciation rules related to ACRS and MACRS



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Our self-study materials are authored by top-quality, industry experts. You’ll receive a bound notebook of all the course materials, shipped to you within one business day. In addition, you’ll also have full online access. Each self-study package includes a robust collection of learning and reference materials to help you cover the information efficiently and put it into practice immediately.

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