Webcast: Advanced Technical Tax Forms Training – Form 1040 Issues (XSATFI17)
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Experienced staff can get bogged down in busy season with advanced practice and reporting issues. This course discusses the topics that experienced staff, managers, and partners should understand in depth while also assisting experienced staff in avoiding costly mistakes when facing complicated 1040 issues. The manual includes several advanced cases with "filled-in" forms provided with the complete answers.

 Export to Your Calendar 12/20/2017
When: 12/20/2017
8:00 AM until 4:00 PM
Where: Webcast
SURGENT
ATFI-2017-01-WEBNR-354-01
United States
Presenter: Dennis Benvie, MS, CPA


Online registration is available until: 12/18/2017
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Acronym XSATFI17
CPE 8 hours
Vendor Surgent
Category
Taxation
Level Advanced
Prerequisite Basic- to intermediate-level experience in preparing Form 1040
Adv Prep None
Yellow Book? No
Designed for CPAs in public accounting who prepare or review complex 1040 returns
Registration
Member $219
CPA Non-Member $319

The Member rate applies to LCPA members, other state society members, and non-CPA staff of LCPA members. To register online, use the ‘Register’ button above. To register by phone, call the LCPA Member Service Center at 800.288.5272 or 504.464.1040, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.

Course Description

Experienced staff can get bogged down in busy season with advanced practice and reporting issues. This course discusses the topics that experienced staff, managers, and partners should understand in depth while also assisting experienced staff in avoiding costly mistakes when facing complicated 1040 issues. The manual includes several advanced cases with "filled-in" forms provided with the complete answers.

Objectives

  • Recognize and understand how to handle advanced technical issues which arise in a professional practice and in preparing individual tax returns
  • Complete the tax forms for selected issues

Topics

  • What's NEW for this year -- Aimed at higher level staff issues and planning
  • Advanced practice, basis, reporting, and gift issues intertwined with advanced planning and discussion ideas
  • Most utilized new form for practitioners last year -- Form 8867, it is not just for earned income credit any longer
  • Form 6198 – At-risk basis: Detailed case study and discussion of how this form is to be used and when it needs to be filed; learn how basis and at-risk basis are different, and why this is significant
  • Form 982 – Reduction of tax attributes due to discharge of indebtedness (and §1082 basis adjustment); in light of the recession, real estate spiral and mortgage crisis of recent years, this form is essential to understand
  • Form 6252 – Installment sale income: A common tax area; however, a case study and discussion of this topic includes advanced issues such as gain on reacquisition of installment sale property, including worksheets on calculating gain & tax basis of reacquired property
  • Form 5329 – Additional Taxes on Qualified Plans: Advanced study of how to avoid penalties
  • Form 6251 – Detailed case study and discussion on the adjustments and preferences associated with Alternative Minimum Tax, including discussion of proper treatment of Incentive Stock Options