CPE Webinars

Understanding the Effects of the New Tax Act 2018-01-19

1 pm - 3 pm (Eastern Time)

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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, enacted into law on December 22, 2017, is the most significant change to federal income taxes since the Tax Reform Act of 1986. The law is already in effect, and it will have a significant impact on most individual and business taxpayers. This session looks at what has changed in the law. We will discuss the opportunities and pitfalls inherent in these new laws, allowing those who participate in this course to help their clients plan for the impact of this law on their tax liabilities.


Learning Objectives:

After this webinar, participants will understand:
  • The changes in tax rates applicable to all taxpayers under TCJA
  • How to calculate the applicable qualified business deduction available for passthrough entities
  • The impact of the new depreciation and interest provisions contained in the TCJA on business taxpayers
  • How to assist clients in preparing for the impact of TCJA

Speaker / Author:

Edward K. Zollars, CPA is in public practice in Phoenix, Arizona as a partner with the firm of Thomas & Zollars & Lynch, Ltd. He has been in practice for over twenty-five years, specializing in tax issues for closely held businesses and individuals.

Ed has been professionally involved with both tax and technology issues, combing the two disciplines in starting the first tax podcast (Ed Zollars Tax Update, produced weekly dealing with current tax issues. He has been a member of AICPA Tax Division Committees dealing with tax and technology issues, and was the Tax Section’s representative on three occasions to the AICPA’s Top Ten Technologies project. Ed is also a member of the Phoenix Tax Workshop’s Advisory Committee, and currently serves on the Tax Legislation Liaison Committee for the Arizona Society of CPAs. Ed was selected as a Life Member by the Arizona Society of CPAs in May of 2010.

Ed is a co-author of the Arizona Income Tax Guide published by the Phoenix Tax Workshop, and has written articles published in Practical Tax Strategies and the Tax Adviser. He has been a frequent contributor to a number of professional tax discussion groups, and served as systems operator on the AICPA’s Accountants Forum in the mid 1990s.

He has spoken regularly on tax and technology topics since 1996, speaking before conferences sponsored by the AICPA and a number of state society of CPAs.

Price (USD)

Standard: $89.00


Course Code : NTA-104

Course Type : Group Internet-Based
Format Type : Webinar
Field Of Study : Taxes

Recorded Date : 1/19/2018

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