FIFT - Forms Training

Thursday, December 06, 2012 - Friday, December 07, 2012
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - 1 Seminole Way, Hollywood, FL 33314-6407
Technical Business

Registration is Closed

Online registration for this course is now closed. Please contact the Member Service Center at (800) 342-3197 if you wish to inquire about registering.

$0.00 Regular Price
$0.00 Regular Price
Course Type: CPE Conferences
Course Code: 12/FIFT2
Vendor: Florida Institute of CPAs Facility


Thursday, December 6, 2012

Understanding Form 1041 - Avoiding Pitfalls and Maximizing Tax Savings Opportunities ($59)

Time: Thursday 1:40pm - 3:35pm Credits: 2 TB

This session will cover some of the best practices in reviewing Form 1041. The use of trusts has proliferated in recent years resulting in an increased interest in the fiduciary income tax return. The IRS has turned its attention toward Form 1041, and is now training auditors to focus on problems the IRS believes will generate huge dollars in this area. Trusts today are widely used and through this session professionals will gain understanding of how to handle some of the complexities of reviewing the fiduciary return. 


Friday, December 7, 2012

Top 10 Concerns in Preparation of Form 1040 (Individual Income Tax Compliance & Planning) ($59)

Time: Friday 8:00am - 9:40am Credits: 2 TB


Partnership Reporting - the Bad, the Good, and the Compliance Considerations on Form 1065. ($39)

Time: Friday 9:55am - 10:45am Credits: 1 TB

In this session you will learn the answers to proper reporting of the most complex matters on Form 1065. The course will cover what is new on the latest form, elections you must not miss, when and why you should attach a Form 8275 disclosure, how to properly treat and report various uncertainties encountered during technical terminations, how to amend a partnership return, what is the statute of limitations for partnerships and partners, and other interesting must-know topics related to complex partnership compliance.


Form 1120 S ($39)

Time: Friday 10:50am - 11:40am Credits: 1 TB



  • Andreea Cioara-Schinas, CPA

    Director of Tax Services – Real Estate TaxationBerkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors and AccountantsExperience:Andreea Cioara Schinas has more than 15 years of experience in corporate and real estate taxation, planning and compliance for high-net-worth individuals and entrepreneurs, international tax and controversy work. Her unique set of skills make her a valued advisor to business owners, developers...

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  • Alan Dale Campbell, PhD, CPA, CMA, CFP®

    Dr. Alan D. Campbell is a native of Paragould, Arkansas. He now lives in Deatsville, Alabama. He serves as an associate professor of accounting for the Montgomery campus of Troy University. In addition, he is self-employed as a writer and tax consultant.He earned a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in accounting in 1978 and a master of business administration degree in 1982, both from...

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  • Manuel E Pravia, CPA,MST

    Manuel E. Pravia, CPA, is a principal in the Tax and Accounting Department in MBAF’s Miami office. His experience since 1991 spans various industries (such as restaurants and financial institutions) as well as international tax (including corporate, foreign nationals, and expatriates). He also focuses on corporate tax accounting issues (now ASC 740), an area that he dealt with extensively during...

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  • David Scher Berezin, CPA

    David S. Berezin brings 22 years of accounting and tax experience to his role as Principal of Berezin, CPA, P.A., a tax and accounting practice located in Miami, Florida. Mr. Berezin’s experience includes 12 years in the tax departments of two of the largest CPA firms in Florida, where he concentrated his efforts in the practice of estate, gift and trust tax planning and compliance, and complex...

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