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Understanding the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act Webinar

CPE

When
Aug. 15
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

CPE Credits
2-Tax

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $89 | Nonmember: $114


 More Information

Course No.
FOR1-2019-01-WEBNR-227-01
Level
Intermediate
Prerequisites
Basic understanding of individual income tax rules
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

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), enacted to target noncompliance by U.S. taxpayers with certain foreign financial accounts and offshore assets, requires U.S. citizens and residents who own certain foreign financial accounts and offshore assets to report those accounts and assets on Form 8938. FATCA also requires foreign financial institutions to report information to the IRS about financial accounts held by U.S. taxpayers, or by foreign entities in which U.S. taxpayers hold a substantial ownership interest. Typically, general tax practitioners encounter FATCA questions when they learn that their clients have foreign assets or foreign accounts and want to know if such items are reportable on Form 8938.

Highlights

  • Complete Forms 8938 accurately and correctly
  • Advise clients with respect to foreign asset required reporting


Speaker(s)

Michael J Tucker, Ph.D., LL.M., J.D., CPA

Michael J. Tucker is an employee of Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC and a consultant for the accounting firm of T.M. Byxbee Co. in Hamden, CT. He is the author of many professional articles and a veteran TV and live-seminar presenter. In addition, he heads up Surgent McCoy's webinar efforts, where he writes and hosts many of the webinars Surgent McCoy sponsors and presents. Mr. Tucker was a professor at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT and worked with KPMG Peat Marwick and Deloitte & Touche. Mr. Tucker received his J.D. from New York University, his LL.M. from Georgetown University Law Center, and his Ph.D. from the University of Houston.

 

 


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