Individual Federal Tax Update (Half-Day Webinar)

Date: Thursday, October 22, 2020
Instructor: Annette Nellen
Begin Time:  8:00am Pacific Time
9:00am Mountain Time
10:00am Central Time
11:00am Eastern Time
CPE Credit:  4 hours for CPAs
4 hours Federal Tax Law Updates for EAs and OTRPs
4 hours Federal Tax Updates for CTEC

Several law changes were made in 2020 to address the COVID-19 pandemic. The changes affecting individual tax compliance and planning, including charitable contributions, NOL carrybacks and retirement plan distributions, will be explained. IRS guidance on TCJA provisions including for the SALT deduction are covered along with IRS rulings and reminders on how some longstanding rules apply during sheltering in place and working from home, security reminders and changed IRS procedures as the IRS operates under changed circumstances.

Highlights of changes to individual tax forms for 2020 are also covered. Key judicial cases on passive activities, alimony, charitable contributions and more are presented. Finally, legislative and candidate for office tax proposals are explained. Planning and due diligence reminders are addressed throughout this 4-hour federal individual tax update.

Topics Covered

  • Charitable contributions
  • NOL carrybacks
  • Retirement plan distributions
  • IRS guidance on TCJA provisions
  • How some longstanding rules apply during sheltering in place and working from home
  • Changes to individual tax forms for 2020
  • Key judicial cases
  • Legislative and candidate for office tax proposals
  • Planning and due diligence reminders

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize 2020 changes made to address the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Identify changes affecting individual tax compliance and planning
  • Describe IRS guidance on TCJA provisions
  • Identify changes to 2020 individual tax forms
  • Describe key judicial cases
  • Recognize legislative and candidate for office tax proposals

Level
Update

Instructional Method
Group: Internet-based

NASBA Field of Study
Taxes (4 hours)

Program Prerequisites
Basic understanding of tax preparation.

Advance Preparation
None

Registration Options
Individual
Group
*Note: 3 or more qualifies for discounted Group Participant Fee
Fees
Regular Fee $155.00
Group Participant Fee $133.00

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