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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: A Guide to the Most Sweeping Tax Reform in Over 30 Years

When
Dec. 12
8:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Where
Regional Learning Alliance
Cranberry - Map it

CPE Credits
4-Tax

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $139 | Nonmember: $189

CLE Credit Add-On: $25


 More Information

Course No.
756808
Level
Update
Prerequisites
Experience with individual and business clients
Note

This is a four-credit morning seminar (8:00 - 11:30 a.m.; 7:30 a.m. registration)

Accepted for CFP® and IRS credits.

Description

Understand and apply the categorical changes in the tax law brought about by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Get up-to-speed on all the critical aspects of the new law to effectively advise your individual and business clients.

Highlights

  • Reduction in individual and corporate tax rates
  • Taxation of pass-through entities
  • Deduction of home mortgage interest
  • State and local tax deductions
  • New alimony rules
  • Repeal of the Obamacare individual mandate
  • Standard deduction and itemized deductions
  • Child tax credit
  • Use of 529 accounts
  • Survival of personal AMT and repeal of corporate AMT
  • Estate and gift tax
  • New limitations on business losses
  • New depreciation rules and §179 expensing
  • Business interest
  • Modification of NOL rules
  • New credit for employer-paid family and medical leave
  • Repatriation of foreign funds


Speaker(s)

Robert J. Henkels, CPA Robert J. Henkels, CPA, is the president of Professional Tax & Accounting Seminars, Inc. He is also a sole practitioner with a diverse client base and has been a discussion leader for the past 13 years for various organizations. Mr. Henkels has 18 years of practical public accounting experience with national, regional, and local CPA firms. Mr. Henkels served as an adjunct professor at Wheeling Jesuit University in the M.B.A. program, Duquesne University, University of Maryland and Montgomery College. He also served as an assistant professor at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania for three years. He has also authored various courses and written numerous articles for newspapers and magazines. He earned his bachelor's degree in accountancy from the University of Maryland, master's degree in educational administration from Northern Illinois University and a bachelor's degree in education with a math/psychology concentration from Northern Illinois University. He is an active member of the AICPA and the PICPA.

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