NSTP Summer Webinars – Get ‘Em While It’s HOT!

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Summer Webinars: Get 'Em While it's HOT!!

NSTP Summer Webinars – Get ’em while it’s HOT! Enjoy premier tax education while relaxing in your air-conditioned home, by the pool, or in a cafe. M. The Tax Professional’s Guide to Understanding the Importance of the Substantiating of Business Expense Deductions, 2 CE July 11, 2019, 10:00 pm-12:15 pm PT Instructor: Paul La Monaca, CPA, MST This course reviews the importance of understanding allowable deductions on the tax returns. The courts and IRS are strict regarding the substantiation of expenditures and we offer a look at some of the issues facing the taxpayer and the tax professional and ways to improve being successful under audit. To register or for more course details, please visit the NSTP website. EE. Federal Income Tax Benefits Pertaining to Education, 3 CE July 16, 2019, 10 am-1:15 pm PT Instructor: Paul La Monaca, CPA, MST This course reviews and updates the Tax Professional on the value of understanding the Federal Income Tax benefits related to investing in §529 Qualified Tuition Programs and §530 Coverdell Plans and the benefits of deferral on the growth of the investment in those programs as well as the exclusion from gross income when the distribution from those funds is used … Read More

NSTP Summer Webinars – Get ‘Em While It’s HOT!

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NSTP Summer Webinars

NSTP Summer Webinars – Get ’em while it’s HOT! Enjoy premier tax education while relaxing in your air-conditioned home, by the pool, or in a cafe. R. Introduction to Estate, Gift and Trust Tax Planning Issues, 2 CE July 2, 2019, 10 am-12 pm PT Instructor: Paul La Monaca, CPA, MST This course will provide the Tax Professional with an in depth understanding of issues facing clients who are concerned about transferring assets during their lifetime and at the time of death. It will discuss the concept of the unified transfer tax for Estates and Gifts and the importance of taking inventory of their assets, liabilities and responsibilities for proper identification of each. The cause will not be a preparation of the Form 706 since most taxpayers will not be subject to the tax because of the high threshold for filing the returns but will educate the tax professional as to the importance a good estate plan. It will introduce the participants to the tools available to assist the taxpayer in having a good lifetime estate plan. To register or for more course details, please visit the NSTP website. G. Ethics for the Tax Professional and Circular 230 Issues, 2 CE … Read More

IRS Nationwide Tax Forums Coming to a City Near You

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2019 IRS Nationwide Tax Forums Coming to a City Near You

NSTP is pleased to once again be presenting during the IRS Tax Forums. Be sure to come hear the two timely topics we will be discussing, visit us in the National Tax Forum (NTF) Exhibit Hall and follow us on Twitter to discuss your questions, observations and concerns. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Things Learned During the 2019 Filing Season This course discusses the experiences realized after actually applying the provisions that were changed, created, repealed and temporarily suspended as a result of enacting TCJA. The course will review the winners, the losers, updated forms and challenges encountered. The course will discuss planning issues and federal tax policy issues dealing with individuals, corporations, partnerships and the underlying investors. Learning Objectives: At the completion of the course, participants will understand the impact of the changes made by the TCJA and the need to provide more tax planning opportunities for individuals, partnership and corporate clients. Presented by the National Society of Tax Professionals. Properly Substantiating the §199A Qualified Business Income This presentation provides tax professionals with information to educate their clients on the importance of understanding what is required for substantiating the §199A deduction. The course will discuss the proper substantiation for … Read More

Directory of Federal Tax Return Preparers

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Directory of Federal Tax Return Preparers

Are you included in the Directory of Federal Tax Return Preparers with Credentials and Select Qualifications? This searchable directory is intended to help taxpayers find preparers in their area who currently hold professional credentials recognized by the IRS or who hold an Annual Filing Season Program Record of Completion. Take a look. https://irs.treasury.gov/rpo/rpo.jsf

Post on Your Office Wall: IRS warns taxpayers to be alert to unscrupulous tax return preparers boasting of inflated tax refunds

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Post on Your Office Wall : IRS Warns Taxpayers of Inflated Tax Refunds

IRS: Be on the lookout for promises of inflated tax refunds Taxpayers are warned to be alert to unscrupulous tax return preparers boasting of inflated tax refunds, a common scam tactic during filing season. Return preparers promising larger refunds than competitors or providing refunds substantially larger than taxpayers have routinely seen could be a warning sign. Con artists promising overly large refunds frequently prey on older Americans and low-income taxpayers and those who don’t have a filing requirement. They may also victimize non-English speakers who may or may not have a requirement to file a tax return. Scam artists can use flyers, advertisements, phony storefronts or word-of-mouth to attract victims. They may even make presentations through community groups or churches. These unscrupulous individuals may dupe others into making claims for fictitious rebates, benefits or tax credits. They may also file a false return in their client’s name, and the client never knows that a refund was paid. Cons may also target those with a filing requirement who are due a tax refund. This may be done by promising larger refunds based on fake Social Security benefits and false claims for education credits or the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), among … Read More