2 Credits: Taxes
How can you help your clients protect their assets? What is the best way for your client to “go bankrupt”? How can you help your client avoid the tax trap when going through a divorce? This course addresses all of these and many other, critical legal issues for the tax practitioner in a quick and effective potpourri of legal topics and their tax impact. The emphasis is on the tax consequences of common legal issues in today’s litigious society. From the Americans with Disabilities Act to Social Security taxes, a generous sampling of key areas is examined and explored. Tax practitioners will be quickly surprised to find how often the “tax tail” can wag the legal dog.
After reading the materials in this course, participants will be able to:
- Recognize the business law concepts of asset protection, bankruptcy, condemnation, and damages specifying their tax, economic, and legal impact on small business planning;
- Determine the business relationships of principal, employee, and independent contractor including the legal and tax consequences of their relationship to a business, specified business and legal risks posed by these parties, including co-ownership, employment, Worker’s Compensation, COBRA and Disability Act provisions and identify proactive techniques such as buy-sell agreements and regulatory compliance procedures; and
- Recognize the variety of personal tax and legal issues such as divorce, foreclosure, legal title, and income needs that can directly impact a client’s business and determine how investment, insurance, and government benefit planning can address these issues.
March 17, 2023
General understanding of federal income taxation.
IRS Provider Number: 0MYXB
IRS Course Number: 0MYXB-T-02333-23-S
IRS Federal Tax Law Credits: 2
CTEC Course Number: 2071-CE-1901
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 …