Webcast: Capitalized Costs and Depreciation (WBCL4CCD416)
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When: 12/15/2016
12:00 PM until 4:00 PM
Where: Webcast
United States
Presenter: Peter M. Bunce, CPA, LLC

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Acronym WBCL4CCD416
CPE 4 hours
Vendor AICPA
Level Basic
Yellow Book No
Prerequisite None
Who should attend Public Accounting staff and senior associates, tax professionals in company finance or tax departments
Members $159
CPA Non-Members $199

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Gain a comprehensive and practical understanding of the various complex tax laws dealing with property transactions from acquisition to disposition. This course provides analysis of the rules dealing with depreciation, amortization, like-kind exchanges, involuntary conversions and sale of property. It also covers important property-related timing issues and planning opportunities that can lead to significant tax savings for C Corporations and S Corporations.


When you complete this course you will be able to:

  • Calculate the initial tax basis and adjusted tax basis of business property.
  • Recall how to determine the tax basis of self-constructed assets.
  • Distinguish between deductible repairs and capitalized improvements under new tax provisions.
  • Indicate classification of expenditures for tax purposes properly.
  • Recall recent changes in the tax rules related to classification of expenditures and tax result.
  • Recognize deduction recognition issues related to amortization.
  • Recall fundamental points of the MACRS system of depreciation/cost recovery.
  • Recognize eligibility for immediate §179 expensing.


  • Capital improvements and repair
  • Adjusted tax basis
  • Tax depreciation and amortization
  • First year expensing-IRC section 179
  • Depreciation methods
  • The latest Revenue Procedures related to the final repair regulations and form 3115, change in accounting method