Making the Best of Bad Situations: Tax Planning in a COVID-19 Environment

Saturday, October 02, 2021
Webcast or Webinar, Online
10:30AM - 6:16 PM (opens at 10:00AM) EST
8Credits
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.

Members
$225.00 Regular Price
Non-Members
$275.00 Regular Price
Course Type: Webcast
Course Code: 21/AC938652
Level: Basic
Vendor: ACPEN
Field of Study: Taxes

Overview:

This course helps the practitioner understand planning considerations and potential problems when certain “bad situations” happen to his/her client. Updated for COVID-19 issues, this course will explore a variety of bad situations and provide the practitioner an understanding of the tax and non-tax circumstances to be considered when advising a client who is experiencing a bad situation in these trying times.

**Please Note:  If you need credit reported to the IRS for this IRS approved program, please download the IRS CE request form on the Course Materials Tab and submit to leighanne.conroy@acpen.com.

Objectives:

  • To provide the practitioner an understanding of the tax and non-tax issues of various circumstances that a client classifies as bad situations in this COVID-19 environment 

Major Topics:

  • The effect COVID-19 on a client’s total financial, estate, and asset protection plan
  • Understanding the issues revolving around the death of a client
  • Understanding medical issues
  • Understanding the tax and non-tax issues in divorce
  • Understanding the tax and non-tax issues in personal bankruptcy, cancellation of debt, foreclosure, repossession, and reporting of bad debts
  • Understanding the tax and non-tax issues of personal relationship matters, such as living together, property rights, premarital agreements, filing status, exemptions, and dependents
  • Understanding the support issues for spouses and former spouses
  • Understanding support issues for children of divorced or separated parents and the tax treatment of back child support
  • Understanding the business issues involved when the parties to a business breaks apart
  • Special issues, such as marital property rules, married versus unmarried tax rate comparisons, head of household status, and treatment of refunds and deficiencies

Designed For:

CPAs, EAs, attorneys, and financial planners

Prerequisite:

None