CPAR Taxes

CPAR - 2018/October, Seg.4 - Federal Business Taxes: Developments and Controversies

Course Overview
Besides focusing on the guidance that is needed to implement the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the IRS has also selected this year's newest compliance priorities for large and international businesses. From the perspective of Edward Zollars, a partner in Thomas, Zollars & Lynch, Ltd. as well as the lead tax discussion leader for the Loscalzo Institute, the Service's choice of high-profile issues to pursue provides a helpful roadmap for those enterprises and their executives that prefer to avoid undergoing a tax audit.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Identify the latest compliance campaigns of the IRS;
  • Explain why businesses no longer utilize small captive insurance companies;
  • Define who is considered to be "long-term unemployed" for purposes of the Work Opportunity Tax Credit; and
  • Identify how the paid preparer's due diligence requirement has been expanded for 2018 returns.

Content Partner:

CPA Reports Online

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

Work experience in tax planning or tax compliance, or an introductory course in taxation

Speaker / Author:

SmartPros Ltd. is a leader in online and offline continuing education for accounting, finance and engineering professionals. With over 2,000 hours of content, SmartPros has been providing mandatory continuing education products since 1981. SmartPros provides services and content to its professional and corporate clients, in a variety of media including Web, CD-ROM, and video. In the accounting market, SmartPros also has a predominant news and information portal which receives 200,000+ visits per month and provides services to over 100,000 subscribers. SmartPros' customers include 50% of the Fortune 500, as well as the major firms and associations in each of its professional markets.

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS

Price (USD)

Standard: $69.90


Course Code : CPAR1358-FM

Length : 1hr 40min
Course Level : Update
Course Type : Self-Study
Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Taxes

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