Webcast: Tax Accounting for Inventories (WBTAI416)
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When: 12/28/2016
12:00 PM until 2:00 PM
Where: Webcast
United States
Presenter: J. William Harden, PhD, CPA, ChFC

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Acronym WBTAI416
CPE 2 hours
Vendor AICPA
Level Intermediate
Yellow Book No
Prerequisite Three to five years of tax experience.
Who should attend Tax professionals in public accounting: seniors, supervisors, and managers
Members $99
CPA Non-Members $129

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This course details methods of valuing inventory, including special rules for dealing with LIFO inventory. Effect of shrinkage and market will also be discussed and participants will learn about proposals to prohibit LCM and subnormal goods methods that include wash-sale goods.


When you complete this course you will be able to:

  • Explain the allowable inventory valuation methods for tax purposes and how to choose the most beneficial in various scenarios

  • Estimate the tax value of ending inventory under the chosen method

  • Calculate the resulting tax adjustment to book income as applicable


  • 263A 2.0

  • FIFO, LIFO, average

  • Lower of cost or market