Tax Talk Today Features IRS and Tax Pros Presenting, “2017 Federal Tax Update for Individuals and Businesses, Including ACA”

WASHINGTON--()--Tax Talk Today®, an online series of webcasts educating tax professionals on current and critical tax issues, announced the topic for its October program, 2017 Federal Tax Update for Individuals and Businesses, Including ACA. The Live webcast is scheduled for Tuesday, January 23, 2 - 4:30 PM ET (3 CPE Credits).

Richard G. Furlong, Jr., IRS Senior Stakeholder Liaison, Curtis Freeman, IRS Senior Technical Advisor, Tax Forms & Publications, Dan Maier, IRS Wage and Investment Division Stakeholder, Partnership, Education and Communication (SPEC) Division, David Mellem, EA, Partner, Ashwaubenon Tax Professionals, Mary Sunderland, EA, USTCP, NTPI Fellow, CFP®, CFA®, CDFA, MBA, will discuss the 2017 filing season for Individuals and Businesses, Affordable Care Act mandates, and IRS oversight of return preparers. Panelists will update expiring tax provisions and prospects for extending provisions, and review legislative and administrative developments for 2017 tax returns. 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 3 CPEs for completing this program, and may email questions before and during the Live program.

Specific topics that will be discussed:

  • Tax Reform Act of 2017
    • Individual changes
      • Increased Standard Deduction & elimination of personal exemptions
      • New Tax Brackets
      • Increased child tax credit & new dependent credit
      • Changes to itemized deductions
      • Changes to Alimony deduction and income recognition
      • AMT new exemption & phase out threshold
      • Kiddie Tax
      • Retirement changes
      • Estate Tax Modifications
      • Due Diligence head of Household
      • 199A
    • Business
      • Corporate tax rate reduction
      • Elimination of corporate AMT
      • Increased Bonus Depreciation
      • Increased 179
      • Shortened Real Property Recovery Period
      • No Entertainment expenses
      • 1031 Exchange changes
      • Repeal of domestic production activity deduction
      • Repeal of transportation fringe benefits
      • Sexual harassment settlements
      • New Employer-Provided Family Leave Credit
      • Cash method threshold raised
    • Individual Returns
      • Inflation adjustments
      • New disaster legislation
      • Forms and Schedules
      • Sales Tax or State Income tax deduction
      • IRA to Charities
      • Educator expense
      • Individual Tax Provisions Expired 2016
    • Business Returns
      • Forms and Schedules
      • Business Tax Provisions Expired 2016
      • Wind Energy Credit
      • Energy provisions that expired in 2016
      • Revised Due Dates for Partnership & C-Corp filings
      • R&D Credit against payroll taxes
      • W2 and 1099MIsc Due date
    • ACA Update
      • ACA legislation and Q4 guidance

Viewers needing Continuing Professional Education credit can take advantage of a Tax Talk Today subscription price of $270.00 or $18.00/credit for 15 CPE credits, which includes all 7 programs. Up to 27 CPE credits can be purchased. Tax Talk Today is an IRS Approved Continuing Education Provider.

About Tax Talk Today, The Tax Show for the Tax Pro

A 7-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, OTRPs, attorneys, and all professionals needing CPE credits in the tax area. Programs are available Live, Archived or Podcast. Contact Lance Schmeidler 202-559-9330 or Schmeidler@TaxTalkToday.com or visit www.TaxTalkToday.com.

Contacts

Tax Talk Today
Lance Schmeidler
202-559-9330
Schmeidler@TaxTalkToday.com

Contacts

Tax Talk Today
Lance Schmeidler
202-559-9330
Schmeidler@TaxTalkToday.com