2 Credits: Taxes
While the nuclear family remains the center point of society, today it is under tremendous economic and social pressure. This mini-course is designed to cover “hot” family tax planning topics having a direct impact on the practitioner who represents any client with family issues. The emphasis is on using tax solutions to ease family economic concerns permitting the practitioner to be a real tax hero.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Recognize the effect of marital status on filing status, identify the advisability of filing a joint return enlight of the innocent spouse rules, specify available exemptions, and determine the differences between deductible and nondeductible divorce costs.
- Identify the costs and fees that qualify for the tax credit for adoption expenses and for education credits, such as the HOPE credit, and cite the requirements for dependent care assistance and the contribution limits for Coverdell ESAs.
- Determine medical cost deductions available to individuals under §213, specify items qualifying as deductible §163 home mortgage interest, and recognize the taxation of §1041 interspousal transfers particularly as to property settlements.
March 1, 2023
General understanding of federal income taxation.
IRS Provider Number: 0MYXB
IRS Course Number: 0MYXB-T-02225-22-S
IRS Federal Tax Law Credits: 2
CTEC Course Number: 2071-CE-1548
CTEC Federal Tax Law Credits: 2
CFP Notice: Not all courses that qualify for CFP® credit are registered by Western CPE. If a course does not have a CFP registration number in the compliance section, the continuing education will need to be individually reported with the CFP Board. For more information on the reporting process, required documentation, processing fee, etc., contact the CFP Board. CFP Professionals must take each course in it’s entirety, the CFP Board DOES NOT accept partial credits for courses.
CTEC Notice: California Tax Education Council DOES NOT allow partial credit, course must be taken in entirety. Western CPE has been approved by the California Tax Education Council to offer continuing education courses that count as credit towards the annual “continuing education” requirement imposed by the State of California for CTEC Registered Tax Preparers. A listing of additional requirements to register as a tax preparer may be obtained by contacting CTEC at P.O. Box 2890, Sacramento, CA, 95812-2890, by phone toll-free at (877) 850-2832, or on the Internet at www.ctec.org.
Meet The Experts
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 …