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Wednesday, September 28, 2022 Live Webcast

Strategies for Maximizing Social Security Benefits (E2209092)

9:00 AM - 10:40 AM EDT

Registration: 8:30 AM EDT

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2.0 CPE Credits in TX

OVERVIEW

As the population of the United States ages, tax practitioners will be asked to advise their individual clients with respect to when they should begin to take Social Security benefits. This program will provide you with the background to knowledgeably discuss the benefit options available to Social Security beneficiaries and the alternative payment options available to married couples, dependents, a surviving spouse, and a divorced individual.

This course features a live instructor and has been specifically designed for the NJCPA.

DESIGNED FOR

Tax practitioners who anticipate advising clients with respect to any aspect of the Social Security system and, particularly, with respect to the time when a client can/should initiate Social Security benefits distributions

BENEFITS

  • Determine what options a given client has with respect to initiating Social Security payments
  • Identify other factors that could affect a claiming age decision
  • Advise divorced clients with respect to their ability to receive Social Security benefits from a former spouse
  • Advise married clients regarding their options with respect to maximizing Social Security benefits for the couple and for a surviving spouse

HIGHLIGHTS

  • When is a person eligible to take Social Security benefits?
  • Factors to consider when selecting an option for taking Social Security benefits
  • Is there a best age to start taking Social Security benefits?
  • How to maximize Social Security benefit payments for surviving spouses
  • How can a divorced spouse collect Social Security benefits based on the work record of a former spouse?
  • How minor children can collect Social Security benefits based on the work record of an older parent

COURSE LEVEL

Intermediate

PREREQUISITES

Basic knowledge of individual income taxation

ADVANCE PREPARATION

None

INSTRUCTOR

David Peters

David R. Peters, CPE, CFP, CLU, CPCU, MST, MBA

David Peters is the founder and owner of Peters Tax Preparation & Consulting in Richmond, VA, as well as a financial advisor for Peters Financial, LLC. He has over 15 years of experience in financial services, including three years in the hedge fund industry and six years in the insurance industry. David was the first-ever Chief Financial Officer at Compare.com – a position he held for over three years. He is a national CPE instructor/discussion leader for the AICPA, Kaplan, and Surgent, and he was a recipient of Surgent’s Outstanding Discussion Leader award for 2019. He regularly teaches courses in accounting, finance, insurance, financial planning, and ethics throughout the United States. He is the advisor for business and industry topics for the South Carolina Association of CPAs and was a recipient of The American College of Financial Services’ 2019 NextGen Financial Services Professional Award. He holds four master’s degrees and is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in financial planning. He contributes regularly to various CPA publications, including NCACPA’s Interim Report, SCACPA’s CPA Report, and VSCPA’s Disclosures. He was also a co-author of the 2018, 2019, and 2020 versions of the Virginia CPA Ethics course – a required course for all CPAs licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Registered Representative offering securities through Cetera Advisor Networks LLC, member FINRA/SIPC. Advisory services offered through Carroll Financial Associates, Inc., a Registered Investment Adviser. Carroll Financial and Cetera Advisor Networks, LLC are under separate ownership and are not affiliated with any other named entity.

PRICING

$99.00 - Member

$137.00 - Nonmember

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COURSE DEVELOPER

Surgent