CPE Course Surgent's Advanced Technical Tax Forms Training - Form 1040 Issues (ATFI)

October 27, 2017

9:00 AM — 5:00 PM

Location Webinar

Member Price $219.00
Non-member Price $249.00

Curriculum Taxation

Field of Interest

Level Advanced

Designed For

CPAs in public accounting who prepare or review complex 1040 returns

8.00 credits

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Objective

  • Recognize and understand how to handle advanced technical issues which arise in a professional practice and in preparing individual tax returns
  • Complete the tax forms for selected issues

Highlights

  • What's NEW for this year -- Aimed at higher level staff issues and planning
  • Advanced practice, basis, reporting, and gift issues intertwined with advanced planning and discussion ideas
  • Most utilized new form for practitioners last year -- Form 8867, it is not just for earned income credit any longer
  • Form 6198 – At-risk basis: Detailed case study and discussion of how this form is to be used and when it needs to be filed; learn how basis and at-risk basis are different, and why this is significant
  • Form 982 – Reduction of tax attributes due to discharge of indebtedness (and §1082 basis adjustment); in light of the recession, real estate spiral and mortgage crisis of recent years, this form is essential to understand
  • Form 6252 – Installment sale income: A common tax area; however, a case study and discussion of this topic includes advanced issues such as gain on reacquisition of installment sale property, including worksheets on calculating gain & tax basis of reacquired property
  • Form 5329 – Additional Taxes on Qualified Plans: Advanced study of how to avoid penalties
  • Form 6251 – Detailed case study and discussion on the adjustments and preferences associated with Alternative Minimum Tax, including discussion of proper treatment of Incentive Stock Options

Instructors

Dennis P. Benvie MS, CPA

Prerequisites

Basic- to intermediate-level experience in preparing Form 1040

Developer

Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC

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