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Tax Update CPE

Dive Deep into Recent Tax Updates, Form and Rule Changes

Be Ready for the 2017-2018 Tax Season

Get the most comprehensive, informative federal tax update in the industry with Western CPE’s Federal Tax Update.

You'll learn:

The Most Critical Tax Changes of 2017

  • Expected tax reform - or actual if it happens before your class
  • IRS causing massive tax problems with NOL carryback - and how to prevent them
  • 4 “mandatory” judicial rules before deducting employee expenses on Form 2106
  • IRS exams are concentrating on 13 business activities - are your clients at-risk?
  • Small businesses can now use R&D credits to pay payroll taxes - that’s instant cashflow
  • The 10 most litigated tax issues currently — and much more
You Can Count On Us!

  • Your instructor will answer all your questions. Bring them to class.
  • We'll provide you the latest relevant, accurate tax information, court cases and rulings.
  • Your instructors share their expertise, insights and practical tips - even electronically.
  • You'll benefit from peer to peer relationships. It’s fun to reconnect with your friends!


Led by renowned tax experts, our tax update seminars, live webcasts, on-demand video, and self-study CPE options provide you with the insight and information you need, in formats that meet the demands of your already-full schedule. Included with your course are a high-tech, comprehensive tax manual, hyperlinked to the Internal Revenue Code. It will be your go-to resource for the entire tax season.

Vern Hoven

FEDERAL TAX UPDATE 2017-2018

Get the most comprehensive, informative FEDERAL TAX UPDATE in the industry. Led by renowned tax expert, Vern Hoven, Western CPE’s tax update seminars, live webcasts, and self-study CPE options provide you with the insight and information you need in formats that meet the demands of your already-full schedule. UP TO 28 HOURS OF CONTENT!


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Sharon Kreider and Karen Brosi

FEDERAL & CALIFORNIA TAX UPDATE 2017-2018

Experience the industry’s most comprehensive, full-integrated FEDERAL & CALIFORNIA TAX UPDATE. Led by renowned tax experts, Sharon Kreider and Karen Brosi, our seminars, live webcasts and self-study CPE options provide the information you need with flexibility and value that will maximize your time and money. UP TO 30 HOURS OF CONTENT!


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Great content that was well presented. Excellent take-home materials. Very worth the money and time.

T. Whipple, CFP, EA

What You'll Learn in Our Federal and California Tax Update

 

Individual Tax Topics

  • What Trump tax reform means to individual clients.
  • A review of expired provisions.
  • Tax problems faced by divorced couples.
  • 20% Capital Gain rate and NII tax implications for high-income taxpayers.
  • FBAR, FATCA and FFI reporting -- what you need to know.
  • Recent tax court rulings on noncash donation substantiation.
  • Changes to Education Credit rules.
  • Tougher rules for EITC compliance.
  • What ACA repeal and replacement means to individual clients.
  • Why self-directed IRAs get more attention from the IRS.
  • Tax issues for Airbnb rentals.
  • Implications when converting a vacation home to rental activity.
  • Six estate planning questions to ask your clients.
  • Estate and gift tax threshold updates.
  • Form 8971 estate reporting requirements.
  • Final regulation on Portability Election.

 

Business Tax Topics 

  • What Trump tax reform means for our business clients.
  • The 13 business activities sure to interest IRS auditors.
  • Cautions for withdrawing or receiving cash payments of $10,000 or more.
  • Taxing medical marijuana -- the facts.
  • Deductions you need to know, including: conference fees, travel expenses, cell phones, and more.
  • Section 179 Expensing Election for qualified real estate.
  • Improving a building and writing off a portion of the original cost.
  • R&D credit expanded for small business -- and how to use it against payroll taxes.
  • New law starts for medical expense reimbursement plans (HRAs) in 2017.
  • What ACA repeal and replacement means for our business clients.
  • Prohibited transactions to avoid.
  • Forms W-2s and 1099-MISC due date change problems.
  • Why the Trust Fund Recovery Penalty is hard to escape.
  • Partnership audit process changes for 2018. 
  • When an LLC member is subject to SE Tax.

 

Plus

  • IRS Due diligence requirements in 2017.
  • What to do when identity theft happens to your client.
  • A warning on new phishing and phone scams aimed at tax preparers.
  • The increases in Letter Ruling Fees.
  • How to be ready with client verification when calling the IRS.
  • The Top 10 most litigated tax issues last year.
  • How to reduce amount when the IRS reconstructs income using the bank deposit method.
  • When Innocent Spouse Relief can be used.
  • A full review of recent case rulings and regulations that impact you and your clients, with source citations.

 

California

  • Conformity and nonconformity including those arising from the Trump tax reform proposals.
  • The future of covered California after ACA's repeal and replacement.
  • Resident and nonresident issues
  • Updates for California payroll and property taxes.

 

Federal Tax Update Manual

Tax Update Manual Included!

Receive a fully-linked, dynamic, PDF copy of our 2017-2018 Federal or Federal & California Tax Update Manual, when you purchase any Tax Update course. This easy-to-use resource will support your success, not just in the course, but throughout the tax season.

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