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

Current Federal Tax Developments (CFTD)

(Featuring Up to Date Developments Related to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act) 8-Hour Program (Great industry course)

WHY ATTEND THIS COURSE?

This fast-paced, one-day course covers the latest developments in federal taxation, updated biweekly, with emphasis on real world applications. This program is always applauded for its relevance and coverage of practical issues. Emphasis on current issues, planning, and strategy keeps participants interested all day. Learn how to avoid penalties, how to use IRS “Frequently Asked Questions” to answer tough questions relating to new laws, how to plan regulations and other guidance to be issued on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, how to change over 150 accounting methods automatically with no user fee, and much more.

DESIGNED FOR...

Tax advisors in public practice and corporate tax departments who want an up-to-the minute review of federal tax developments delivered in plain English.

OBJECTIVE

Participants will be able to:

  • Understand and work with tax law changes
  • Analyze court decisions, IRS Notices, Revenue Rulings, and Revenue Procedures for application to clients’ tax planning and compliance
  • Be aware of IRS audit issues
  • Assess pending legislation
  • Anticipate and create opportunities for tax reduction
  • Avoid penalties IRC Sec. 6662 imposes on careless taxpayers

MAJOR SUBJECTS

  • Tax Cuts and Jobs Act—what’s new and what guidance has been issued
  • Other tax legislation passed by Congress
  • New Treasury Regulations, Revenue Procedures, Revenue Rulings, Notices, and so on
  • Letter Rulings and Technical Advice Memoranda of interest to clients
  • Court decisions that affect “average” taxpayers
  • IRS Initiatives, Audit Technique Guides, Office of Professional Responsibility, and other targeted programs
  • Practice aids, checklists, examples, and new forms

COURSE ACRONYM: CFTD

PRESENTATION METHOD: Group-live

LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE: Update

PREREQUISITES:

  • None

ADVANCE PREPARATION: None

FIELD OF STUDY: Taxes/General Taxation

RECOMMENDED CPE CREDIT: 8 hours


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