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Overview

8.0 Credits
IN-PERSON

With the first filing season after tax reform in the rear-view mirror, we are now able to better understand TCJA's most important aspects, most critical challenges, and biggest trends that will impact planning this year.  Topics include loss limitation rules, bonus depreciation, and the 30% business interest limitation. 

Plus, get comprehensive coverage of Section 199A, still the least understood aspect of the new tax law, and discuss other hot topics including virtual currency and crowdfunding.

Objectives

When you complete this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the latest enacted tax law changes
  • Understand strategies and techniques to use in light of tax changes
  • Understand current cases and rulings affecting individuals and businesses

Major Topics

Topics of discussion will include:
  • New loss limitation rules applicable to NOLs and the ability to offset income
  • Revised home mortgage interest deduction
  • Treatment of state and local taxes
  • Monumental changes to the treatment of alimony for both payor and payee
  • Section 1031 like-kind exchanges
  • Carried interest
  • New deferral possibility for stock options
  • New bonus depreciation rules and expansion of Sec 179
  • Expansion of number of taxpayers able to use the cash method of accounting
  • 30% business interest limitation
  • New rules on entertainment expenses, including meals
  • New business credit for wages paid due to family and medical leave
  • Doubling of estate and gift tax exemption to $22.36M for a married couple
  • Comprehensive coverage of the emerging flagship item of tax reform, Sec 199A and its alteration of pass-through taxation and planning
  • Relevant state domicile issues which are quickly becoming a new source of practitioner profit
  • 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

CPAs who need to know the latest tax law changes in all areas of practice

Prerequisite

Experience with individual and business clients

Advanced Preparation

None
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Qualifies for CFP credit
 
This is a Value-Priced CPE seminar. Value-Priced CPE seminars are offered at a tremendous discount to you, yet provide the same great course, materials and instructors as our standard CPE seminars. Lunch for the Value-Priced seminars will NOT be included. We've selected facilities that offer convenient access to dining locations and have lengthened the lunch break to accommodate travel if necessary.
 
FICPA EZMaterials! Paper manuals will not be provided at this session, you’ll need to download the EZMaterials as searchable PDFs to your laptop, tablet or other device before the event.
 
For more information feel free to call the FICPA Member Service Center at 800-342-3197 or 850-224-2727.