WASHINGTON--(Tax Talk Today®, an online series of webcasts educating tax professionals on current and critical tax issues, announced the topics for its September program, “Children, Other Dependents, and Your Tax Return”. The Live webcast is scheduled for Tuesday, September 11, 2012, at 2 PM EDT.)--
“IRS and industry experts will provide viewers with up-to-date information on how the costs and expenses associated with children and other dependents are reflected on an individual’s federal tax return”
Our panel of experts include: Verlinda Paul, IRS Director, EITC Office; industry experts, Terry Durkin, EA, MBA, Durkin Associates, R. John Smith, Esq., ABA SALT Task Force on Transparency and Andrew Stadler, EA, CFO, Stadler & Co, Inc.
The broadcast will be Archived for 12 months for viewers who are unable to watch the Live program, or to complete a Self-Study CPE program. Viewers can earn 2 CPEs for completing this program, and may email questions before and during the program.
Specific topics that will be discussed:
The Child’s Tax Exemption
- Who Gets the Exemption?
- Children of Divorced or Separated Parents
The Child Tax Credit
- Additional Child Tax Credit
Dependent Care Tax Credit
- Qualifying Persons
- Earned Income
- Work-Related Expenses
- American Opportunity Tax Credit; Lifetime Learning Credit
- Coverdell Education Savings Account
- Qualified Tuition Programs (529 plans)
- Deducting Qualified Higher Education Costs
Filing a Child's Tax Return
- When must a child file a tax return?
- The "Kiddie Tax"
Adopting a Child
- Treatment of Adoption Expenses
- Adoption Tax Credit
“IRS and industry experts will provide viewers with up-to-date information on how the costs and expenses associated with children and other dependents are reflected on an individual’s federal tax return,” stated Lisbeth Bagnold, President & CEO of Tax Talk Today, Inc.
In addition, Preston Benoit, Deputy Director, IRS Return Preparer Office, will provide a brief update on the requirements for return preparers.
Viewers needing Continuing Professional Education credit (CPE Credit) can take advantage of a Tax Talk Today subscription price of $217.50 or $14.50/credit for 15 CPE credits, which includes all 8 programs. Up to 21 CPE credits can be purchased. Tax Talk Today is an IRS Approved Continuing Education Provider.
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