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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: A Guide to the Most Sweeping Tax Reform in Over 30 Years

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Member Price: $249.00
Non-Member Price: $449.00

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Date/Time:
Jan 16, 2018, 8:30am–12:00pm
Venue:
Capitol Plaza Hotel
100 State St.
Montpelier, VT 05602
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Developer:
Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC
CPE Credits:
4.00
Field of Study:
Taxes, Taxation
Level:
Update

With the passage of the GOP tax bill by Congress on December 20, the long road to tax reform has brought us the largest overhaul to the tax code since 1986. The widespread changes affect many aspects of individual and business taxes, beginning in 2018, and your clients will be coming to you with a myriad of concerns and planning questions. Don’t get caught off guard. This 4-hour seminar will get you up-to-speed on all of the critical aspects of the new law and prepare you to effectively advise both your individual and business clients.

If you attend both this morning seminar and the afternoon Winter Membership Meeting on the same day lunch will be included.

Objective

Understand and apply the categorical changes in the tax law brought about by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Highlights

Top Rated National Speaker Sue Smith is returning to VT to cover the new law in a practical way so that VT CPAs not only know what the changes are but appreciate how these changes will impact both individual and business clients.

 

  • Reduction in individual and corporate tax rates
  • Taxation of pass-through entities
  • Deduction of home mortgage interest
  • State and local tax deductions
  • New alimony rules
  • Repeal of the Obamacare individual mandate
  • Standard deduction and itemized deductions
  • Child tax credit
  • Use of §529 accounts
  • Survival of personal AMT and repeal of corporate AMT
  • Estate and gift tax
  • New limitations on business losses
  • New depreciation rules and §179 expensing
  • Business interest
  • Modification of NOL rules
  • New credit for employer-paid family and medical leave
  • Repatriation of foreign funds

Designed For

Tax practitioners seeking to understand the new tax legislation and how it impacts their clients
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