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Earn education credit without leaving your home or office! Registration is now open for members and nonmembers for the following one-hour webinars:
Aug. 25: The Attorney CPAs Guide to Tax Crimes and Divorce
Presented by David W. Klasing Esq. M.S.-Tax CPA
Join David Klasing, Esq. as he provides guidance for attorney-CPAs representing clients involved in potential or actual divorce proceedings that might involve serious tax controversy issues (esp. possible criminal tax issues).
Aug. 30: Understanding the Stages and Strategies in a Criminal Tax Case
Presented by Jason B. Freeman, Giovanni Alberotanza, Travis A. Greaves and
T. Joshua Wu
This webinar will provide an overview of the stages of a criminal tax case and the strategies available at each stage. Panelists will discuss the sources of criminal tax cases, the evaluation and investigation of such cases, the referral process, the plea process, trial issues and sentencing considerations.
Sept. 13: Tax Practice Ethical Standards
Presented by Jim Rigos, J.D., LLM, CPA
This award-winning course and presenter will cover the five broad areas of AICPA rules, Pub 230 rules, reported court decisions on point, dangerous engagements and how to effectively craft a tax engagement letter.
Sept. 20: SALT: State and Local Taxes — Do I Need an Attorney or CPA?
Presented by: Mary Thomas, Attorney-CPA
This program addresses how to identify the professional who can most effectively and economically address state and local tax audit issues. Is it better to hire an attorney or a CPA? The answer depends on the taxpayer's progress through the audit process. Most people default to the hire of an attorney. That inclination is not always the most effective or economical solution.
We hope you can join us at the Magnolia Hotel in downtown Houston for all or part of this event! This education program will provide 18 hours of CPE and CLE/MCLE on a 50-minute hour track or 15 CLE/MCLE on a 60-minute hour track. Click here for more information and to register today!
The Financial Accounting Standards Board released its long-awaited accounting standards update for nonprofit financial reporting, albeit with scaled back ambitions to keep the standards for nonprofit organizations aligned with standards for businesses.
The update aims to improve how a nonprofit organization classifies its net assets and provides information in its financial statements and notes about its financial performance, cash flow and liquidity.
The Wall Street Journal
New rules are coming that will likely limit techniques used by the wealthy to lower their estate and gift taxes.
The proposed regulations, issued by the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service in early August, apply to moves known as "valuation discounts."
Journal of Accountancy
CPAs will be able to receive continuing professional education (CPE) credit for instruction received in nano-learning and blended learning platforms under new standards. The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) changed the standards for CPE providers as well as NASBA's Fields of Study document.
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Daily Tax Report via Bloomberg BNA
Most foreign subcontractors won't have to pay the 2 percent tax on U.S. government payments faced by direct foreign contractors, the Internal Revenue Service said in final rules.
Tax code Section 5000C calls for a tax on payments made to contractors who provide goods and services for some U.S. agencies, but in regulations issued Aug. 17, the Internal Revenue Service said it won't impose the tax on payments made to a subcontractor that doesn't have a direct contract with the U.S.
The New York Times
The Treasury Department has moved a step closer to tightening the way family limited partnerships are valued for tax purposes. And the prospect that the tax code could be changed by the end of this year has tax planners pushing their clients to consider stepping up estate and business planning, or risk paying more taxes.
The Internal Revenue Service has issued a security alert warning tax preparers to ensure that the number of filings they've made using their Preparer Tax Identification Number (PTIN) matches IRS records.
Crooks increasingly are targeting tax preparers' PTINs and other electronic passwords, the IRS states.
Webinar: The Attorney CPA's Guide to Tax Crimes and Divorce
Webinar: Understanding the Stages and Strategies in a Criminal Tax Case
Study Group: Tax Practice Ethical Standards
Secondary Planning for Charitable Remainder Trust
Webinar: SALT: State and Local Taxes - Do I Need an Attorney or CPA
The Nuts and Bolts of Trust Fund Recovery Penalty
2016 Fall Meeting & Education Conference
Webinar: Tax, Estate & Financial Planning: New Role for Attorney-CPA as an Estate Planner
July 4, 2017
2017 Annual Meeting & Education Conference
7701 Las Colinas Ridge, Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063