Webcast: Best Individual Income Tax Update Course by Surgent (XSBITU119)
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This highly informative course comprehensively covers all the latest tax law developments. The focus is on individual taxation and discussion of the planning opportunities practitioners need to understand to help clients respond effectively. You will come away from the course with the up-to-date knowledge to educate your individual tax clients and implement tax-saving ideas that will serve their ever-evolving needs.

6/15/2019
When: June 15, 2019
8:00 AM until 4:00 PM
Where: Webcast
Surgent
BITU-2019-01-WEBNR-166-01
United States
Presenter: Bob Lickwar, CPA


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Acronym XSBITU119
CPE 8 hours
Vendor Surgent
Category
Tax
Level Update
Yellow Book? No
CFP Credit? Yes
Registration Fees
Members* $259
CPA Non-Members $359

*The member rate applies to LCPA members, other state CPA 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.

Texas CPAs: Our Texas State Board of Public Accountancy Sponsor number is #010423.

Course Description

This highly informative course comprehensively covers all the latest tax law developments. The focus is on individual taxation and discussion of the planning opportunities practitioners need to understand to help clients respond effectively. You will come away from the course with the up-to-date knowledge to educate your individual tax clients and implement tax-saving ideas that will serve their ever-evolving needs.

Objectives

  • Understand strategies and tactics to use in light of tax reform
  • Understand the most current guidance on retirement planning
  • Understand how to nail down valuable deductions and other reductions to the tax base

Major Topics

  • Section 461 loss limitation rules and the ability to offset income
  • Revised home mortgage interest deduction
  • Treatment of state and local taxes
  • Virtual currency
  • Opportunity Zones
  • Education-related provisions
  • Depreciation changes
  • Rules on entertainment expenses, including meals
  • Doubling of estate and gift tax exemption to $22.8M for a married couple
  • Comprehensive coverage of the flagship item of tax reform, §199A and its alteration of pass-through taxation and planning
  • Review of pertinent cases and rulings affecting taxpayers
  • Practice aids, including all the numbers applicable for the current year -- inflation-adjusted amounts, mileage rates, retirement contributions, and more
  • The latest issues related to any other late-breaking tax law changes

Designed For: All tax practitioners, both those working in public accounting as well as those in private industry, who need the latest information on tax changes affecting their individual clients

Requisite Knowledge: Experience in individual tax planning

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