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Best Federal Tax Update Course (BFTU00)

Date:Thursday, December 7, 2017
Time:8:30am - 4:45pm
(Registration at 8:00am )
Facility:UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Mgmt, Orlando
CPE Credit:8.0 Technical Business
Vendor:Surgent McCoy
Course Level:Update
Early Bird Price:Not applicable or see below.


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 Value-Priced seminars will not be included. We have selected facilities which offer convenient access to dining locations and have lengthened the lunch break to accommodate travel if necessary. Click here for more information on Value-Priced CPE seminars.

Last year, legislators and rule makers delivered challenges and opportunities for individual and business tax clients. The Protecting Americans Against Tax Hikes (PATH) Act made some of the former so-called “tax extenders” permanent, further extended others, and changed the substance in some. Major changes to Social Security file-and-suspend and restricted application rules are forcing a total rethinking of many individual long-term planning strategies. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) tax compliance provisions continue to confound employers, with new requirements hitting their effective dates this year. These are a few of the changes that will affect your clients this year, and they will look to you to understand the issues and develop a plan that serves their best interests. Tax advisors will be fully updated on the most important legislative and regulatory developments of the season as well as major trends and changes in the case law. Included is full coverage of all tax implications with a view toward planning. Updated for coverage of the NEW Department of Labor exemption classification and overtime requirements

Participants will be able to:
  • Understand strategies and techniques for individuals to use in light of tax changes
  • Understand how the various rules for capitalization, depreciation, and expensing apply
  • Understand current cases and rulings affecting individuals and businesses

Major Topics:
  • Update on major tax law changes, including the PATH Act of 2015 and Social Security changes in the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015
  • Advanced practitioner issues
  • Health care reform: how employers report/where individuals stand
  • Review of pertinent cases and rulings regarding exclusions, character issues, retirement plans, travel and other items affecting your individual taxpayers
  • Practice aids, including numbers applicable for 2017 – inflation adjusted amounts, mileage rates, retirement contributions, etc.
  • Recent developments with business entities, including C corporations, S corporations, partnerships, and LLCs
  • The latest on depreciation and safe harbor expensing options, including the $2500 de minimis expense item
  • The latest issues related to passive activities, substantiation and any other late-breaking tax law changes

Who Should Attend:
CPAs who need to know the latest tax law changes in all areas of practice

Experience with individual and business clients


FICPA EZMaterials! As of April 1, 2017, the FICPA will be going completely green and paper manuals will no longer be available. You will be able to download the EZMaterials as searchable PDFs to your laptop, tablet or other device seven days before the event. Click here for more information.


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Registration Status: 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.