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Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education

Advanced Tax Update for Experienced Practitioners (ATU)

8-Hour Program

WHY ATTEND THIS COURSE?

Designed for the experienced tax advisor with compliance, research, and planning responsibilities, and in full charge of a company or client’s tax affairs. Updated biweekly, this program focuses on current tax developments and provides ample opportunity for discussion and individual participation. This course will update participants on continuing guidance on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act provisions, including the Qualified Business Income Deduction. Participants should learn from others in the group and share individual experiences.

DESIGNED FOR...

Experienced tax advisors with heavy tax planning and supervisory involvement.

OBJECTIVE

Participants will be able to:

  • Analyze current federal and multi-state tax developments affecting businesses and individuals and discuss application of new rules
  • Take full advantage of planning opportunities
  • Recognize trends and emerging issues
  • Anticipate and create opportunities to help clients reduce their tax burdens
  • Apply procedures to restrict use of tax client data as required by IRC Sec. 7216
  • Deal with changing reliance standards in IRC Sec. 6694, Circular 230, and AICPA SSTSs

MAJOR SUBJECTS

  • Current developments affecting individuals, businesses, partnership and LLCs, S Corporations, tax exempts, estates trusts and gifts, and IRS Practice and Procedure
  • Up to date discussion of key issues related to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
  • Planning ideas
  • Court decisions, new law, regulations, rulings, revenue procedures, technical advice memoranda, Chief Counsel advisories, and more
  • Ethical standards for tax practice
  • IRS implementation of statutory reforms
  • Tax practice management and liability issues

COURSE ACRONYM: ATU

PRESENTATION METHOD: Group-live

LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE: Update/Advanced

PREREQUISITES:

  • None

ADVANCE PREPARATION: None

FIELD OF STUDY: Taxes

RECOMMENDED CPE CREDIT: 8 hours


NOTE: This course is available as an 8-hour and 4-hour program.


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SmartPros®, A Kaplan Company and Loscalzo Institute, A Kaplan Company are registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.