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Surgent's Federal Tax Camp with Sue Smith - LIVE VIDEO CONFERENCE

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Member Price: $299.00 Price reflects early registration savings of -$50.00, good until 10/12/20
Non-Member Price: $399.00 Price reflects early registration savings of -$50.00, good until 10/12/20

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Nov 12, 2020, 8:30am–4:30pm
Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC
CPE Credits:
Taxes: 8.00
Fields of Study:
CFP, Taxation

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act brought about the most far-reaching changes to the tax code in a generation. New tax rates,
deductions for pass-through entities, new depreciation rules, changes to home mortgage interest deductions,
modifications of NOL rules, and new alimony rules are only some of the issues on which practitioners need to get up-tospeed
this year. In this course, tax advisors will be fully updated on the most important legislative and regulatory
developments of the season as well as major trends and changes in the case law.


  • Understand the latest tax law changes    
  • Understand strategies and techniques for individuals to use in light of tax changes    
  • Understand current cases and rulings affecting individuals and businesses




  • The SECURE Act, including IRA and RMD changes
  • Section 461 loss limitation rules and the ability to offset income
  • Revised home mortgage interest deduction
  • Treatment of state and local taxes
  • Section 1031 like-kind exchanges
  • New bonus depreciation rules and expansion of §179
  • Expansion of taxpayers able to use the cash method of accounting
  • 30% business interest limitation
  • Rules on entertainment expenses, including meals
  • Doubling of estate and gift tax exemption for a married couple
  • Comprehensive coverage of the flagship item of tax reform, §199A, and its alteration of pass-through taxation and planning
  • Relevant state domicile issues which are quickly becoming a new source of practitioner profit
  • Review of pertinent cases and rulings affecting taxpayers
  • Practice aids, including all the numbers applicable for the current year -- inflation-adjusted amounts, mileage rates, retirement contributions, and more
  • The latest issues related to any other late-breaking tax law changes

Designed For

CPAs who need to know the latest tax law changes in all areas of practice.


Experience with individual and business clients.
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