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Real Estate Taxation: Critical Considerations Webinar

CPE

When
Sept. 16
1:30 - 5:00 p.m.

CPE Credits
4-Tax

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $139 | Nonmember: $189


 More Information

Course No.
RET4-2019-01-WEBNR-259-01
Level
Intermediate
Prerequisites
Some experience preparing tax returns involving real estate holdings
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

In this course, we will address critical considerations that a mid-level practitioner needs to understand when moving into the complex area of advising clients and preparing returns related to the acquiring, holding, managing, constructing, and disposing of real estate. You will leave the course able to navigate many of the key issues associated with the relevant returns and plan strategically for your company or clients. We will also discuss the significant impact the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has had on the real estate industry.

Highlights

  • Understand the most commonly used forms of ownership for real estate holdings and the scenario-based advantages and disadvantages of each
  • Know and be able to apply the key considerations in determinations surrounding depreciation and recapture, determination of basis, installment sales, rental operations and the determination of passive activity losses


Speaker(s)

William I. Eskin, CPA
President
WIE, Inc.

Bill is the owner of a consulting group, WIE, Inc.,in Baltimore, Maryland, that provides assistance in various accounting and financial fields including construction contractors and real estate developers. The firm's services include profit enhancement, forensic and fraud investigations, and expert witness testimony in the areas of GAAS compliance, SSARS compliance, and GAAP compliance, specifically related to identifying and proving CPA malpractice. Previously, Bill was the Director of Financial Analysis and Investigation for the world’s largest surety fidelity operation. There, he provided financial and accounting assistance, and advice to the underwriting and claims functions in addition to performing numerous forensic and fraud investigations related to employee dishonesty and other defalcations.

Bill is an annual speaker at the AICPA National Construction Conference, numerous state CPA societies, as well as many organizations related to GAAP, GAAS, and SSARS compliance. In addition, each year, he assists in the authoring and review of the AICPA annual Construction Audit Guide Update and Construction Contractors Industry Developments. Bill has recently authored and published Construction Contractors: Real-World Guide to Accounting & Auditing and Real Estate: Real-World Guide to Accounting & Auditing. In 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2013 Bill was a recipient of the AICPA's Outstanding Discussion Leader Award.


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