February 6, 2023


Webinar


8 Total CPE Credits

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Surgent's Preparing Individual Tax Returns for New Staff and Paraprofessionals

Learning Objectives

  • Learn complicated issues of filing status and dependency exemptions
  • Learn about Schedules A, B, C, D, E, and SE; Forms 8867, 4797, and 4562; passive rules and more
  • Complete comprehensive problems related to Schedules A, C, and D; QBI, 4797, 6251, and more, all with “filled-in” forms
  • Learn about IRA contributions, self-employed retirement plans, child-care credits, and the adoption tax credit

Major Topics

  • Timely coverage of breaking tax legislation
  • Preparation of various Form 1040 individual tax returns and schedules; provided answers include “filled-in” forms
  • Coverage of §199A qualified business income, its calculation, limitations, and examples
  • Dividends and interest – Ordinary, return of capital, and capital gain distribution dividends; tax-exempt interest, original issue discount, etc.
  • Security transactions – From Form 1099-B to Form 8949 to Schedule D, plus mutual fund sales and related basis issues
  • Self-employed person issues
  • Schedule C deductions including depreciation
  • Sale and exchange of property – Understanding Form 4797 and depreciation recapture; capital gains
  • A working understanding of passive losses – How to handle rental property and how the passive loss rules flow to the tax forms
  • Itemized deductions – A thorough understanding of what’s deductible and what’s not
  • Interest deductions – Limitations and timing problems
  • Retirement contributions and education credits and deductions
  • Tax computations – The Kiddie Tax, AMT, regular tax, tax credits
  • Individual problems illustrated by form preparation for various items, with numerous “practice tips”
  • Impact of recent legislation and forms changes on the 1040

CPE Credits Available

8
Total CPE
8
Taxes

Things to Know About This Course

Course Level

  • Basic

Prerequisites

None

Advanced Preparation

None

Intended Audience

New staff and paraprofessionals who prepare individual returns

Provider

Surgent McCoy CPE

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