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Best Federal Tax Update Course (BFTU00)

Date:Thursday, November 29, 2018
Time:8:30am - 4:45pm
(Registration at 8:00am )
Facility:Embassy Suites Boca Raton, Boca Raton
CPE Credit:8.0 Technical Business
Instructor: Deborah Phillips
Vendor:Surgent McCoy
Course Level:Update
Early Bird Price:$205.00 FICPA Members, $330.00 Non-Members

The coming year promises plenty of challenges and opportunities for individual and business tax clients. Single party control of the presidency adn both chambers of Congress paved the way for the most unimpeded path to a major tax bill in many years. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) tax compliance provisions continue to confound employers. These are just a few of the changes that will affect your clients this coming season, and they will look to you to understand the issues and develop a plan that serves their best interests.
In this course, 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.

When you complete this course, you will be able to:
  • Understand the latest pending and enacted tax law changes
  • Understand strategies and techniques for individuals to use in light of tax changes
  • Understand current cases and rulings affecting individuals and businesses

Major Topics:
Topics of discussion will include:
  • Update on proposed and potential tax law changes from the presidential administration and Congress
  • Update on major enacted tax law changes, including the status of DOL overtime rule changes, the new partnership audit rules, and more
  • Advanced practitioner issues 
  • Health care reform: where we are and where we may be going 
  • Review of pertinent cases and rulings regrading exclusions, character issues, retirement plans, travel and other items affecting your individual taxpayers 
  • Practice aids, including all the numbers applicable for the current year--inflation-adjusted amounts, mileage rates, retirement contributions, and more 
  • Recent developments with business entities, including C corporations, S corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies
  • Trust fund penalties and related case law
  • Retirement  plans and IRAs
  • The latest issues related to passive activities, substantiation and 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

Advanced Preparation:

Qualifies for CFP and Enrolled Agent 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! Instead of picking up paper manuals at the event, you’ll be able to download the EZMaterials as searchable PDFs to your laptop, tablet or other device seven days before the event. 


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