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Efficient and Effective Form 1040 Review: The Next Step for Valuable Staff Webinar

CPE

When
Jan. 17
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

CPE Credits
8-Tax

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $239 | Nonmember: $339


 More Information

Course No.
ERTW-2018-01-WEBNR-17-01
Level
Intermediate
Prerequisites
Experience in preparing Form 1040, reviewing diagnostics, and preparing workpapers
Note

This webinar is hosted by PICPA's partner, Surgent CPE. After registering, you will receive an email from Surgent CPE with the log-in information.

Description

  • Expand the process involved in reviewing applicable tax returns
  • Identify the most common areas that result in errors
  • Document a review, including consideration of risk management

Highlights

  • Review an error-prone "staff-prepared" Form 1040 from client-provided information
  • What are common errors preparers make and what are the areas generating malpractice claims
  • The importance of engagement letters, questionnaires, and §7216 permission statement
  • Initial administrative groundwork
  • Identifying organizing issues in the tax return to be reviewed
  • Avoiding “willful blindness”
  • Efficient review of certain advanced issues for income, adjustments, deductions, and credits
  • Effective procedures for delinquent clients, filing past-due tax returns
  • First-time client issues requiring extra scrutiny
  • Multiple checklists of efficient procedures to identify potential issues on a 1040 return
  • Listing of schedules for staff to prepare to make a review easier, including basis issues for 1040 clients


Speaker(s)

Dennis P. Benvie, MS, CPA
Managing Member
Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC.

In addition to instructing continuing professional education seminars for 20 years, he also writes, edits, and/or updates many Surgent McCoy publications. He consistently receives high evaluations for knowledge and presentation skills, and has been recognized as The Outstanding Discussion Leader of the Year, awarded by the state of Indiana. Prior to becoming a member partner of Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC, Dennis spent 15 years as a partner with a local Cincinnati CPA firm. 

Dennis has 30 years of public accounting experience specializing in tax, accounting, and management advisory for closely held businesses and individuals. His background also includes association with a tax attorney's office and instructing accounting classes as adjunct accounting faculty of local state universities. Mr. Benvie is a graduate of Miami ( Ohio) University, degree in Accountancy, and has also earned a Masters of Science in Taxation degree from the University of Cincinnati.


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