CPAR Taxes

CPAR - 2019/April, Seg.01 - After April 15th: Making Time for Extended Returns

Course Overview
After busy season, preparers are now facing a greater than usual amount of extended tax returns. To complete those returns, they are looking in many cases for additional guidance from the IRS and/or technical corrections from Congress. Barbara Weltman, president of Big Ideas for Small Business, addresses a number of lingering 2018 tax issues, from the treatment of qualified improvement property to the deductibility of property taxes by someone with an office in the home.

Learning Objectives:

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

  • Identify the difficulties that preparers experienced in filing 2018 tax returns;
  • Distinguish between the property tax paid by condominium owners from the taxes paid by cooperative shareholders;
  • Explain the benefits of the safe harbor approach for newly purchased vehicles in 2018; and
  • Define what is meant by a conservation easement.

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.

Price (USD)

Standard: $69.90


Course Code : CPAR1383-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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