Income Tax Seminar 2020

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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 Seminar: The seminar will consist of two days of Tax Update -- Tax Update I and Tax Update II. The first day will concentrate on tax events of last year. The second day will cover topics such as Virtual Currency, Evaluation of Authorities, Preparer Penalties, Capitalized Carrying Costs, Section 1202, and Qualified Opportunity Zones. Participants may attend one or both sessions. 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. Enrolled Agents will earn credit for IRS purposes.


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

CPE Hours: 8 hours for each session

Agenda

Agenda

2019 Tax Update I – January 6, 2020

NASBA Field of Study: Taxation

 

General Description: This session covers the tax events of the last year. The topics to be covered include:

  • 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

2019 Tax Update II – January 7, 2020

NASBA Field of Study: Taxation

 

General Description: This session provides tax practitioners with an update of current federal tax developments affecting tax returns for the coming tax season. The topics to be covered include:

  • Virtual Currency
  • Evaluation of Authorities
  • Preparer Penalties
  • Capitalized Carrying Costs
  • Section 1202
  • Qualified Opportunity Zones

Prior Knowledge Required: Basic Understanding of Tax

Instructional Method/Level: Group Live/Basic

Recommended CPE Hours: 8

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Session 1 (January 6, 2020, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm): Tax Update I

Session 2 (January 7, 2020, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm): Tax Update II

 

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

Registration Deadline: January 2, 2020 or until the maximum seating capacity is reached

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

 

Contact: Shahedur Rahman (shrahman@pvamu.edu; 936-261-9262)
Rebecca Faison (rlfaison@pvamu.edu; 713-790-7275)

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