WASHINGTON--(Tax Talk Today®, an online series of webcasts educating tax professionals on current and critical tax issues, announced the topics for its February program, Business Tax Law Update 2012 – The Devil Is in the Details. The Live webcast is scheduled for Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 2 PM ET.)--
“With the IRS and industry experts, viewers will gain a first-hand understanding of tax rules applicable to filing of 2012 business returns”
Our panel of experts includes: Jeff Buchanan, IRS Lead Tax Law Specialist, Tax Forms & Publications; Lonnie Gary, EA, USTCP, Partner, Young, Craig & Co. and Alice Orzechowski, CPA, CMA, EA, Speaker and Author. Complete program description.
The broadcast will be Archived for 12 months for viewers who are unable to watch the Live program, or wish to complete a Self-Study CPE program. Viewers can earn 1 CPE for completing this program, and may email questions before and during the program.
Specific topics to be discussed:
How IRS Is Dealing with the 2013 Filing Season
- Delays in: producing forms; schedules; processing returns
Extension of Incentive Provisions Expiring after 2011
- Small business expensing (section 179)
- First-year bonus depreciation
Extension of Incentive Provisions Originally Expiring in 2012
- Credit for increasing research activities
- Alternative fuel credit
- Energy efficient home and appliance credits for builders and manufacturers
- 15-year recovery for qualified leasehold improvements
Work Opportunity Credit for 2012 and 2013
- Targeted groups and Form 5884-C
Extension of Other Expiring Provisions
- Vehicle and vehicle refueling property credit
- Empowerment and Liberty Zones
Accumulated Earnings and Personal Holding Companies
- Choice of S or C Corp
2013 Safe Harbor for Home Office
- Impact on recordkeeping
“With the IRS and industry experts, viewers will gain a first-hand understanding of tax rules applicable to filing of 2012 business returns,” stated Lisbeth Bagnold, President & CEO of Tax Talk Today, Inc.
Viewers needing Continuing Professional Education credit (CPE Credit) can take advantage of a Tax Talk Today subscription price of $240.00 or $16.00/credit for 15 CPE credits, which includes all 8 programs. Up to 28 CPE credits can be purchased. Tax Talk Today is a NASBA and IRS Approved Continuing Education Provider.
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An 8-program, 15 CPE, webcast series, designed to educate tax professionals with reliable information about complex tax issues. Tax Talk Today features roundtable discussions and real-time interaction with industry professionals, and IRS officials. Tax Talk Today collaborates with the IRS and the NAEA to provide content meeting CPE Credit requirements for CPAs, Enrolled Agents, RTRPs, attorneys, and all professionals needing CPE credits in the tax area. Programs are available Live, Archived or Podcast. Contact Paul Lamonia at 202-559-9330 or Lamonia@TaxTalkToday.com or visit www.TaxTalkToday.com.