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Thursday, September 21, 2023 Live Webcast

Fiduciary Income Tax Returns – Form 1041 Workshop with Filled-in Forms Webinar (X1-1041-2023-01-WEBNR-264-01)

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
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8 CPE Credits in TX

OVERVIEW

This course is designed as a comprehensive guide to the core concepts of trust and estate income tax preparation. The course explains the common terminology and complicated income tax rules of estates and trusts, fiduciary accounting, and an introduction to or refresher on preparing Form 1041. This practical, over 300-page manual is an excellent reference source for your practice, which begins with quite simple cases. Building upon that base throughout the manual, the course ends with two complicated preparation cases, one trust and one estate, each with filled-in forms.

DESIGNED FOR

CPAs whose practice includes the preparation of fiduciary income tax returns.

BENEFITS

  • Be aware of fiduciary accounting principles
  • Calculate Distributable Net Income and the income distribution deduction
  • Prepare Form 1041 and Schedule K-1

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Classifying receipts between “income” and “corpus” under the Uniform Principal and Income Act
  • Calculation of DNI utilizing three different methods, a “forms” method (Schedule B), a “code” method, and a “shortcut” method, utilizing a worksheet of common income and expenses
  • Proper W-2 preparation and procedures in the year of death
  • Taxpayer passes before taking a required minimum distribution; what must be done?
  • Forgetful fiduciaries of simple trusts
  • Fluctuating trusts – Simple one year, complex the next
  • Dividing income in the year of death
  • Overview of Subchapter J
  • Form preparation issues – Filing requirements and line-by-line explanations of Form 1041
  • Taxable income of estates and trusts and expense allocation issues
  • Specific deductions and miscellaneous itemized deductions
  • Income in respect of a decedent
  • The income distribution deduction calculation
  • Relation of principal and income law to DNI
  • Understanding how to handle capital gains and losses
  • Allocating tax items to beneficiaries: another K-1
  • Other considerations: excess deductions on termination
  • Effects of the CARES and Tax Relief Acts on trusts: §461(l) Excess Business Loss Limitation, NOL, §163(j) modifications, new employer credits
  • Comprehensive DNI case study, with principal (cost and FMV) and income reconciliation
  • Comprehensive trust and estate case studies, with filled-in forms

COURSE LEVEL

Intermediate

PREREQUISITES

Experience with the preparation of income tax returns

ADVANCE PREPARATION

None

ADDITIONAL NOTES

  • Qualifies for CFP credit.
  • Qualifies for IRS credit.

INSTRUCTOR

Michael Frost

Michael A. Frost, CPA, EA

Michael A. Frost, CPA, EA Mike Frost, CPA, of Jacksonville, Alabama, provides tax consulting, continuing education, and motivational speaking services through his company, Mike Frost Enterprises. Mike is a former shareholder of MDA Professional Group, PC, where he managed the tax department of the Albertville office. Mike has 31 years of experience in public accounting, including but not limited to: Business and individual income tax preparation and planning; mergers and acquisitions; estate, gift, and trust tax preparation; small business consulting; Medicare planning and other elder care; audit representation; and religious groups and clergy. Mike has conducted CPE engagements and seminars throughout the United States and has served as technical advisor for tax articles in The Sand Mountain Reporter, a local newspaper. Mike has been a featured presenter at the Alabama Society of CPAs Annual Meeting and the Federal Tax Clinic held annually at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Mike graduated with "high honors and distinction" from Jacksonville State University with a major in accounting, a minor in finance, and a 4.0 GPA. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants. In addition, he is a graduate of the Tax Planning and Advising for Closely Held Businesses Certificate of Educational Achievement Program sponsored by the AICPA.

PRICING

$269.00 - Member

$289.00 - Nonmember

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