Corporate Transparency Act

1 Credits: Taxes


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Corporate Transparency Act

Course Level
CPE Credits

1 Credits: Taxes

Course Description

This course offers valuable insights into the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), its implications, and its implementation. Serving as a guide, it helps learners comprehend key terms related to the CTA, responsibilities under the Act, and what constitutes a failure to report. Additionally, it outlines the contents of tax engagement letters under the CTA, defines the filing deadline for existing entities, and delves into the potential challenges of implementing the Act. Furthermore, it discusses the potential impacts of CTA compliance on clients and highlights the benefits of e-filing FBAR reports.

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Learning Objectives

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

  • Understand the key objectives and stipulations of the Corporate Transparency Act(CTA); and
  • Identify the processes and requirements for updating reports about beneficial owners, including deceased beneficial owners; and
  • Understand the timeline obligations for reporting companies created or registered before January 1, 2024, for filing their initial reports; and
  • Distinguish what type of entities are exempt from filing under the CTA and why; and
  • Recognize the specific information required to be reported to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network under the CTA; and
  • Define ‘Beneficial Owner’ under the Corporate Transparency Act(CTA) and the criteria for such classification.
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Course Specifics

Course ID
Revision Date
July 25, 2023

There are no prerequisites.

Advanced Preparation


Compliance Information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220
IRS Provider Number: 0MYXB
IRS Course Number: 0MYXB-T-02360-23-S
IRS Federal Tax Law Credits: 1
CTEC Provider Number: 2071
CTEC Course Number: 2071-CE-1925
CTEC Federal Tax Law Credits: 1

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Meet The Experts

Jane Ryder, EA, CPA is the owner of Brass Tax Ryder Professional Group, Inc., a full service tax and accounting firm. Brass Tax (not affiliated with Brass Tax Presentations) has been providing tax and accounting services since 1980. Jane received a BS in Business Administration (Accounting) from SDSU and is currently licensed with the California State Board of Accountancy and with the Internal Revenue Service as an Enrolled Agent. Brass Tax is a business centric practice, preparing and consulting on the preparation of Corporations, S-corporations, LLC’s, Partnerships, and Trusts. She also specializes in IRS and state agencies collection problems, payment …

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