Federal Tax Update

2017-2018 Tax CPE to Build Your Expertise

Get the most comprehensive, informative tax update in the industry. Led by renowned tax expert Vern Hoven, our Seminar, Live Webcast, OnDemand Webcast and Self-Study CPE options provide you with the information, flexibility, and value that maximizes your time and money while you earn CPE credit.

Our Federal Tax Update is the most comprehensive, informative tax update in the industry. Whether you choose it as a webcast, self-study course, or live tax seminar, you’ll understand why financial professionals nationwide consider it the industry’s best.

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Topics Included in Our 2017-2018 Tax Update

  • Convey details of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
  • Recognize opportunities to use business credits.
  • Summarize the different types of business retirement plans, assessing contribution limits, elective deferral limitations, and prohibited transactions.
  • Compare and contrast qualified Roth contribution plans, SEPs, SIMPLE IRAs, and 401(k) plans, identifying the rules on loans to participants and hardship distribution rules to ensure compliance with tax regulations.
  • Discuss income subject to self-employment tax and withholding from wages, and assess the impact of various withholding and wages issues.
  • Determine the difference between an independent contractor and an employee and examine subsequent reporting requirements.
  • Prepare federal tax returns for C corporations.
  • Prepare federal tax returns for S corporations.
  • Understand federal changes and new rulings.
  • Provide tax services for clients based on IRS practice and procedure provisions.
  • Describe new developments in IRS policies and procedures.
  • Identify the requirements of filing an offer in compromise (OIC).
  • Accurately file returns for individual taxpayers.
  • Understand and apply the various IRA and Roth IRA rules in order to properly utilize these vehicles for retirement and tax planning.
  • Identify tax issues and apply regulations related to real estate and investment property.
  • Identify top estate planning ideas and cutting-edge planning techniques such as family limited partnerships, wealth and succession planning, grantor trusts, and installment sale planning.
  • Apply the many other individual tax changes applicable for 2017 returns (these will be updated throughout the year).
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