Income Tax Seminars 2019

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Dr. James Hasselback is on the faculty at Florida Southern College. He has also taught full-time at several universities, including the University of Florida, Texas A&M University, and Florida State University. A member of the American Accounting Association and the American Taxation Association, he has published over 150 papers in professional and academic journals, including several top journals such as The Accounting Review, The Tax Advisor, Financial Management, Journal of Real Estate Taxation, and the American Business Law Journal.


Dr. Hasselback has presented papers at numerous national and regional professional meetings, and served as chairman of tax sessions at professional conferences. He regularly presents continuing education seminars for Certified Public Accountants, Enrolled Agents, and Accountants. He was the editor of the Hasselback Accounting Faculty Directory, which was published each year for over 40 years. He was also the editor of a number of faculty directories in various disciplines, including management, marketing, finance, economics, engineering, computer science, and nursing.


Why Attend the Seminars: The first seminar (The Qualified Business Income Deduction) will discuss the new 20% deduction along with the proposed regulations. The second seminar (2018 Federal Income Tax Update) provides accountants with an update of current federal tax developments affecting tax returns for the coming season. This practical hands-on approach to tax preparation and planning includes up-to-the-minute coverage of key tax issues that affect practitioners and their clients.


Who Should Attend: CPAs, Enrolled Agents, and Tax Practitioners

CPE Hours: 8 hours for each session

 

Agenda

Agenda

The Qualified Business Income Deduction – January 24, 2019


NASBA Field of Study: Taxation


General Description: This seminar covers the new qualified business income deduction along with the proposed regulations. The topics to be covered include:

  • Qualified Pass-through Entities
  • Qualified Business Income
  • Computing the Deduction
  • W-2 Wages
  • Qualified Property
  • Taxable Income Limit
  • Qualified Trade or Business
  • Specified Service Activity
  • QBI Losses
  • Domestic Business Requirement
  • Real Estate Activities
  • Aggregation Rules

Prior Knowledge Required: Basic Understanding of Tax


Instructional Method/Level: Group Live/Basic


Recommended CPE Hours: 8


2018 Federal Income Tax Update – January 25, 2019


NASBA Field of Study: Taxation


General Description: This seminar provides tax practitioners with an update of current federal tax developments affecting tax returns for the coming tax season. The primary focus is on new and pending legislation, IRS interpretations, and recent court decisions on tax laws. The outline for the seminar is as follows:

  • Recent Tax Bills
  • Filing Requirements and Exemptions
  • Gross Income - Inclusions and Exclusions
  • Gains and Losses
  • Retirement Plans and Distributions
  • Adjustments to Income
  • Small Business Developments
  • Travel, Meals, and Entertainment Expenses
  • Losses
  • Itemized Deductions
  • Tax Credits
  • Alternative Minimum Tax
  • Other Taxes, Extensions
  • Family Limited Partnerships

Prior Knowledge Required: Basic Understanding of Tax


Instructional Method/Level: Group Live/Basic


Recommended CPE Hours: 8

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Session 1 (January 24, 2019, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm): The Qualified Business Income Deduction

Session 2 (January 25, 2019, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm): 2018 Federal Income Tax Update   

Registration Fee: $250 for both sessions; $160 for a single session

Registration Deadline: January 21, 2019 or until the maximum seating capacity is reached

Location: Prairie View A&M University - Northwest Houston Center, 9449 Grant Road, Houston, TX 77070

Contact: Dr. Rahim Quazi (rmquazi@pvamu.edu; 713-790-7286)

Registration is now Open

 

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