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Monday, November 16, 2020 Webcast

Essential Depreciation and Expensing Update (X1-TDP4-2020-01-WEBNR-320-01)

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM EST
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4.0 CPE Credits in TX

OVERVIEW

he “permanent” changes within the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act may stand like a lion in the pathway of change, but Washington has a different definition of the word “permanent.” Inflation adjustments and technical corrections are included within this deep analysis of the complex maze of rules dealing with depreciation, amortization, and sale of property. This reference manual contains many examples and cases to illustrate the most important points CPAs need to be aware of.

DESIGNED FOR

CPAs in industry and public accounting who need a thorough grasp of this important area of tax law and who want to maximize the possible tax savings for their clients.

BENEFITS

  • Fully understand two of the most commonly prepared tax forms
  • Understand assets from acquisition to disposition
  • Complete/discuss cases highlighting some of the practical issues tax preparers face

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Complete coverage of recent tax acts and any new legislation enacted before presentation
  • New technical correction Rev. Proc. 2019-13 -- use it or stand to lose second year depreciation deductions for luxury automobiles
  • Detailed coverage of §179 expense election and §168(k) bonus or “additional first-year depreciation” -- how to maximize them, definitions, limitations, what property qualifies, etc.
  • Sale of property and the depreciation recapture rules (§§1245, 1250, unrecaptured §1250 gain for real estate, §291 for corporations)
  • MACRS depreciation -- finding the proper method, convention, and recovery period
  • What is “listed property” and what are the current limitations?
  • Amortization of start-up, organization, and other expenditures
  • AMT depreciation adjustments and how to avoid them
  • Examples, cases, and rulings of depreciation and amortization issues and how they impact clients, along with the useful planning opportunities

COURSE LEVEL

Intermediate

PREREQUISITES

Basic knowledge of tax issues for property transactions.

ADVANCE PREPARATION

None

INSTRUCTOR

Dennis Benvie

Dennis P. Benvie, CPA, MS

Tyirin, Benvie & Co., CPAs

Dennis P. Benvie is a Director, Tax and Advisory Content, with Surgent. In addition to instructing continuing professional education seminars for 29 years, he also writes, edits, and/or updates many Surgent publications. He consistently receives high evaluations for knowledge and presentation skills, and has been recognized as The Outstanding Discussion Leader of the Year, awarded by the state of Indiana. Prior to becoming a member partner of Surgent, Dennis spent 15 years as a partner with a local Cincinnati CPA firm. He has 30+ years of public accounting experience specializing in tax, accounting, and management advisory for closely held businesses and individuals. His background also includes association with a tax attorney’s office and instructing accounting classes as adjunct accounting faculty of local state universities. Mr. Benvie is a graduate of Miami (Ohio) University, degree in Accountancy, and has also earned a Masters of Science in Taxation degree from the University of Cincinnati.

PRICING

$129.00 - Member

$139.00 - Nonmember

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COURSE DEVELOPER

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