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Thursday, August 5, 2021 Live Webcast

The Best Federal Tax Update Course by Surgent (X1-BFTU-2021-01-WEBNR-217-01)

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM EDT
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8.0 CPE Credits in TX

OVERVIEW

In this continually revised course, tax advisors will be fully updated on the most important aspects of recent legislation, including the FFCRA, CARES Act, CAA 2021, and ARPA, as well as major trends on the horizon with a view toward planning considerations. As both formal and informal guidance is issued, you will be kept fully up-to-date.

DESIGNED FOR

CPAs who need to know the latest tax law changes in all areas of practice, whether newly licensed or a seasoned professional

BENEFITS

  • Understand the latest enacted tax law changes.
  • Understand strategies and techniques to use in light of tax changes,
  • Understand current cases and rulings affecting individuals and businesses.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • ARPA and Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 provisions related to expanded child and family tax credits, RRF grants, ERTC, FFCRA credits, and year-end tax extenders
  • SBA PPP and EIDL loans
  • The CARES Act changes to §163(j), §461(I), and NOL rules
  • Economic Impact Payments and the Recovery Rebate Credit
  • Donor Advised Funds
  • State Tax implications, including how COVID-19 remote work impacts employers and employees
  • Overview of the Biden administration's tax proposals, including The Made in America Tax Plan and The American Families Plan
  • Is the "Employee vs Independent Contractor" conundrum about to explode?
  • A comprehensive overview of Cryptocurrency, including important tax considerations
  • Detailed review of Loss Limitation Rules
  • Practice aids, including all the numbers applicable for the current year -- inflation-adjusted amounts, mileage rates, retirement contributions, and more
  • Advanced practice, reporting, and other issues intertwined with advanced planning and discussion ideas
  • The latest issues related to any other late-breaking tax law changes

COURSE LEVEL

Update

PREREQUISITES

Experience with individual and business clients.

ADVANCE PREPARATION

None

ADDITIONAL NOTES

  • This seminar qualifies for CFP credit.
  • This seminar qualifies for IRS credit.

INSTRUCTOR

Robert Lickwar

Robert Lickwar, CPA

Experience Bob has more than 30 years of experience as a practicing CPA, and has worked exclusively with privately held businesses and owners to provide compliance services and sophisticated tax planning strategies including like-kind exchanges, tax efficient workouts and restructurings, reorganizations and estate planning services. He has assisted the firm's clients in the development of tax-favored and other retirement plans, and has worked with the firm's partners in developing tax efficient succession transitions, including acquisitions and sales of businesses. He also has extensive experience in dealing with tax authorities at both the federal and state levels. Specialty Areas Bob is one of the foremost experts in the taxation of small businesses and their owners, specializing in many areas of domestic taxation, including real estate, multi state, business and individual taxation. Education, Professional Development and Memberships Bob graduated from Central Connecticut State University with a B.S. degree in Accounting in 1985. He completed the Master of Science in Taxation program at the University of Hartford. He is a frequent lecturer on various tax topics, including issues related to the taxation of real estate professionals and tax aspects related to corporate and individual debtors for the American Institute of CPA's. He speaks annually at the Connecticut Society of CPA's State Tax Forum, providing legislative and regulatory updates in many areas of state taxation. He has presented at seminars to small business for the Berlin and Farmington Continuing Adult Education programs, and has answered tax questions for local radio stations. Bob is a past chair of the Connecticut Society of CPA's State Tax Committee, and received the organization's distinguished author award for a tax related article in 1995. As former chair, he testified on behalf of the society regarding tax bills proposed in legislative sessions. He has contributed to articles presented in Taxation for Accountants, The Journal of Accountancy, and local newspapers. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and related tax sections, and the Connecticut Society of Certified Public Accountants and related State Tax Committee. Community Service Bob is the past treasurer for the Berlin-Kensington YMCA, and a board member of the New Britain YMCA. He is a past member of the St. Ann Church (New Britain) Parish Council and Finance Committees.