August 18, 2022


Webinar


8 Total CPE Credits

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Best Practices for Tax Income and Expense Recognition

Learning Objectives

  • Identify and apply statutory provisions of the Internal Revenue Code regarding the timing of income and expenditures, and policies underlying those rules
  • Determine fundamental principles regarding cash receipts and disbursement methods of accounting
  • Recognize fundamental principles of the accrual method of accounting
  • Determine how the cash and accrual methods of accounting for tax purposes have grown toward each other over time
  • Recognize tax timing planning opportunities and restrictions
  • Identify the rules governing the use of accounting periods and methods by various taxpayers

Major Topics

  • Cash receipts and disbursements method of accounting, including history
  • Cash method limitations, including tax shelters per IRC Sec. 448(d)(3), 461(I)(3) and 1256(e)(3)
  • Cash method by small businesses, including Revenue Procedures 2001-10 and 2002-28 NAICS codes
  • Accrual of income and expenses, including history
  • Economic Performance and Recurring Item Exception, IRC Sec. 461(h)
  • Deferral of Certain Advance Payments (Revenue Procedure 2004-34)
  • Changes made to the above by the 2018 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

CPE Credits Available

8
Total CPE
8
Taxes

Things to Know About This Course

Prerequisites

Familiarity with preparing federal income tax returns for individuals or businesses.

Advanced Preparation

None

Intended Audience

Tax practitioners, accountants and financial professionals.

Provider

California Society of CPAs

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