Tax Talk Today Features IRS and Tax Pros Presenting, “Individual Tax Law Update 2014” for Filing Season 2015

Affordable Care Act Update Will Be Covered

WASHINGTON--()--Tax Talk Today®, an online series of webcasts educating tax professionals on current and critical tax issues, announced the topic for its January program, Individual Tax Law Update 2014 – Get Ready, It's Time to File. The Live webcast is scheduled for Tuesday, January 13 at 2 PM ET.

Jodi Patterson, IRS Director, Return Integrity and Compliance Service, Verlinda Paul, IRS Director, Office of Program Coordination & Integration (WI), Darron Hamilton, IRS Tax Law Specialist, David Mellem, EA, Partner, Ashwaubenon Tax Professionals, and Ann E. Kummer, M.S. Accounting, EA, CPA, Manager, Tax Services - Kirshon & Company P.C., will focus on updates on the start of the current filing season, implementation of the Affordable Care Act individual mandate. Updates on Identity Theft, and a look at tax provisions that are expiring and the prospects for extending those provisions. Complete program description.

The broadcast will be Archived for 12 months for viewers who are unable to watch the Live program, or wish to complete a QAS Self Study CPE program. Viewers can earn 2 CPEs for completing this program, and may email questions before and during the Live program.

Specific topics that will be discussed:

  • Start of 2014 Filing Season
    • IRS accepting returns Jan. 20
    • Potential filing season issues
    • Update on any new forms and schedules
    • Tax law changes impacting 2014 filings
    • Inflation Adjustments
  • Expiring 2014 Tax Provisions Extended
    • Mortgage debt/insurance premiums
    • Teacher expenses
    • Transit/parking benefits
    • State/local sales taxes
    • College tuition
    • Energy credits
  • Tax Law Changes Impacting 2015
    • Tax Extenders for 2015
    • Traditional IRA deduction and Roth IRS eligibility widens
    • IRA rollovers limited
    • Health Savings Account eligibility rules
  • ACA Update
    • Net Investment income and Additional Medicare taxes
    • Shared Responsibility Payments
    • Heath Coverage Exemptions
    • Premium Tax Credit
  • Identity Theft Scams Update

Viewers needing Continuing Professional Education credit (CPE Credit) can take advantage of a Tax Talk Today subscription price of $255.00 or $17.00/credit for 15 CPE credits, which includes all 8 programs. Up to 30 CPE credits can be purchased. Tax Talk Today is an IRS Approved Continuing Education Provider.

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An 8-program, 15 CPE, webcast series, designed to educate tax professionals with reliable information about complex tax issues. Tax Talk Today features roundtable discussions and real-time interaction with industry professionals, and IRS officials. Tax Talk Today collaborates with the IRS and the NAEA to provide content meeting CPE Credit requirements for CPAs, Enrolled Agents, Voluntary OTRPs, attorneys, and all professionals needing CPE credits in the tax area. Programs are available Live, Archived or Podcast. Contact Paul Lamonia at 202-559-9330 or or visit


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Release Summary

Tax Talk Today features IRS and Tax Pros, Jan. 13, 2015, 2 PM ET on Live Webcast. Panelists will discuss Tax Law and ACA updates related to filing 2014 Individual tax returns.


Tax Talk Today
Paul Lamonia, 202-559-9330