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Wednesday, December 4, 2019
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Registration: 8:00 AM

NJCPA Learning Center105 Eisenhower Parkway, Suite 300
Roseland, NJ 07068
973-226-4494

CPE Credits

  • 8.00 CPE Credits in TX

Package Pricing

In-Person Registration
  • $279.00 - Member
  • $379.00 - Non Member
Webcast: Attend this seminar virtually
  • $279.00 - Member
  • $379.00 - Non Member

Course Developer

Qualifies For

  • CFP

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Social Security seems poised for changes in benefits and eligibility age. The leading edge of the baby boomer generation has already reached retirement age. Financial and tax planners can expect increased demand for strategies that dovetail Social Security with other retirement and estate planning objectives. This course provides tax and financial planning professionals with both the background information on the Social Security system and the strategies clients will need in dealing with Social Security, and the myriad other related retirement planning issues.

Designed For

Practitioners who have clients contemplating receipt of Social Security.

Benefits

  • Identify who is entitled to retirement benefits and in what amounts
  • Identify factors to consider in determining when to take benefits
  • Discuss taxation of Social Security benefits and how this impacts other income tax planning
  • Identify and describe the potential effects of retirement and estate planning strategies and tactics that can enhance overall retirement
  • Explain Medicare and the prescription drug provision; describe the basic supplementary insurance plans that are available to fill in the gaps in basic Medicare coverage

Highlights

  • Legislative developments
  • Maximizing joint Social Security benefits
  • Retirement benefits: What the amount of benefits is in various circumstances; how the amounts are distributed within the family unit
  • How business entities may be used for Social Security advantage
  • Income taxation of Social Security: avoidance tactics
  • Spousal benefits
  • Hiring the spouse: When is it effective?
  • Disability benefits
  • Going on Social Security: advantages and disadvantages at ages 62, 66 and 70
  • Pensions distribution strategies
  • IRAs: Is it time to convert to a Roth?
  • Medicare and Part D prescription drugs

Course Level

Basic

Prerequisites

None

Advance Preparation

None

Additional Notes

  • This seminar qualifies for CFP credit.

Course materials are distributed electronically and we’ve passed the savings along to you - registrants save $20 on all 8-hour seminar pricing. To access the materials visit My Events. Download to your laptop or tablet prior to the seminar, handouts are added as received.

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Michael Reilly

Michael E. Reilly, CPA, ChFC, CLU, MT
Surgent Professional Education

Michael E. Reilly, CPA, is a sole practitioner with offices in West Chester, PA. In addition to maintaining his practice, Mr. Reilly has been an adjunct professor at several colleges and was a visiting professor of Economics and Business at Lafayette College. He was also the CFO for a large insurance agency in Delaware County, PA, and was a licensed insurance agent in Pennsylvania. Mr. Reilly earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration with an accounting concentration from Temple University and his master of taxation degree from Villanova University School of Law. He also holds the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) and Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) certifications. In 2016, he received the Surgent Outstanding Discussion Leader Award because of his consistently high evaluations for knowledge and presentation skills.

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