CPE Course Surgent's Advanced Individual Income Tax Return Issues Download

Location Webinar

Member Price $175.00
Non-member Price $205.00

Curriculum Taxation

Field of Interest

Level Advanced

Designed For

Experienced CPAs who want and need an in-depth knowledge of the most difficult individual income tax return issues

Objective

  • Understand the basics of §199A
  • Understand how to properly report advanced transactions in financial instruments and investments
  • Understand the special problems and new issues for the current return
  • Identify the causes of alternative minimum tax liability and what can be done to reduce or eliminate it

Highlights

  • New issues for the current year tax return and §199A
  • Installment sales — understanding the complicated issues
  • Form 8582: Passive losses with carryovers — Complicated case with filled-in forms
  • Puts, calls, straddling, and unusual investments — Understanding the tax laws and reporting them correctly on the tax return
  • Capital gain and loss issues — The problem with proper reporting of installment sales issues; capital gains and losses; when is a stock worthless; and much more…
  • At-risk rules: What a return preparer really needs to know
  • Passive loss issues — You can't just trust your software. What to watch out for and the questions you need your clients to answer in order to do it right!
  • Incentive and nonqualified stock options — Reporting; key strategies for planning; dealing with the alternative minimum tax
  • Alternative minimum tax — Understanding it; planning strategies to avoid it; using the minimum tax credit; explaining it to a client
  • Form 6251: Detailed calculation example

Instructors

Prerequisites

Extensive experience in preparation of individual income tax returns

Developer

Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC

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