Self-Study

Surgent's The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: A Guide to the Most Sweeping Tax Reform in Over 30 Years (TREF)

  • Tuesday, March 27, 2018 – Tuesday, April 30, 2019

  • 4
    CREDITS
    Taxes

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, passed in December 2017, brought us the largest overhaul to the tax code since 1986. The widespread changes affect many aspects of individual and business taxes, beginning this year, and your clients will be coming to you with a myriad of concerns and planning questions. Don't get caught off guard. This 4-hour seminar will get you up-to-speed on all of the critical aspects of this law and prepare you to effectively advise both your individual and business clients.

Objectives

  • Understand and apply the categorical changes in the tax law brought about by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act 

Highlights

  • Reduction in individual and corporate tax rates
  • Taxation of pass-through entities
  • Deduction of home mortgage interest
  • State and local tax deductions
  • New alimony rules
  • Repeal of the Obamacare individual mandate
  • Standard deduction and itemized deductions
  • Child tax credit
  • Use of §529 accounts
  • Survival of personal AMT and repeal of corporate AMT
  • Estate and gift tax
  • New limitations on business losses
  • New depreciation rules and §179 expensing
  • Business interest
  • Modification of NOL rules
  • New credit for employer-paid family and medical leave
  • Repatriation of foreign funds

Additional Information

Designed For

Tax practitioners seeking to understand the new tax legislation and how it impacts their clients

Vendor

Surgent

Advanced Preparation

None

Prerequisite

Experience with individual and business clients

Field of Study

Taxes

Course Number

1825186

Level of Knowledge

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