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Tax Staff Essentials, Level 2 - Experienced Staff
Tax
CPE Self-study

Tax Staff Essentials, Level 2 - Experienced Staff

Level 2 is designed for junior tax staff who want to take on a wider variety of firm engagements and establish a supervisory role within the firm. This level will broaden your tax knowledge in the areas of multistate taxation, C Corporations, accounting methods and periods, choice of entity and much more.

$499 - $689
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Format

Online

NASBA Field of Study

Taxes

Level

Intermediate

CPE Credits

57

Availability

2 years

Learning Outcomes
  • Identify the benefits of forming a corporation
  • Understand reasonable compensation issues with respect to a Closely Held Business
  • Analyze the best retirement plan recommendation for a corporation
  • Describe how partnerships and LLCs opting to be treated as partnerships will report their federal taxable income to the IRS
  • Determine the tax basis of assets transferred to a partnership or LLC at formation
  • Explain the deferral of realized gain or loss on a like-kind property exchange
  • Recognize the potential impact of depreciation recapture
  • Explain the allowable inventory valuation methods for tax purposes and how to choose the most beneficial in various scenarios
  • Estimate the tax value of ending inventory under the chosen method
  • Understand and apply the basic rules for a change in accounting method
  • Prepare the Federal Form 3115 - Application for Change in Accounting Method and understand how and when this form should be filed by the taxpayer
  • Understand the key principles of multistate taxation
  • Distinguish differences between apportionment and allocation of income
  • Develop basic approaches to state income tax planning with emphasis on the latest developments in economic nexus
Key Topics
  • New individual income tax rates
  • New corporate tax rates
  • New pass-through income rules
  • The qualified business income (QBI) deduction
  • New rules for certain credits and deductions
  • C Corporation formation and Section 1244 Stock
  • Corporate net operating losses
  • Salaries, employee benefits, and retirement plans
  • Taxation of property transactions under IRC sections 1231, 1245, 1250
  • LLC formation and Check-the-Box rules
  • Partnership and LLC profit and loss allocations
  • Multistate Income apportionment and allocation
  • Nexus, UDITPA, MTC
  • Section 263A, Inventory methods
  • Choosing an Accounting Method
  • Accounting Method changes
Product Details

Help your junior tax staff establish a supervisory role within the firm.

This Level 2 series will help junior and senior staff establish a strong set of skills necessary to grow their abilities, work with greater independence and expand their role in your firm. Level 2 will broaden their tax knowledge in the areas of:

  • Multistate taxation
  • C Corporations
  • Accounting methods and periods
  • Choice of entity.

Key subject matters covered include Inventory Valuation and Property Transactions which will be essential for servicing more complex clients.

Courses Included:

Note: These courses have been updated for the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) ("Tax Reform"). You'll have free access to a Course Supplement that provides an explanation of the key provisions of the TCJA (including topics not covered in your course).

Tax Staff Essentials is a comprehensive, integrated curriculum that provides tax training for four different experience levels and is available in four different formats: Online, On-site, Tax Schools and Webcasts.

Pricing
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Nonmembers
Online
$689.00
AICPA Members
Online
$549.00
Tax Section Members
Online
$499.00

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We can help with group discounts. Call us at 1-800-634-6780 (option 1) or email us at salessupport@aicpa.org

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Credit Info
CPE Credits
Online
57
NASBA Field of Study
Taxes
Level
Intermediate
Prerequisites
Tax Staff with 1-3 years of experience
Access
Online
This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for 2 years after purchase date.
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Tax Staff Essentials, Level 2 - Experienced Staff
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