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Estate & Trust Primer - Tax Staff Essentials
CPE Self-study

Estate & Trust Primer - Tax Staff Essentials

Gain an understanding of the federal income taxation of trusts and decedents’ estates, along with the effects certain tax scenarios have on the beneficiaries of those trusts and estates.

$109 - $149
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Format

Online

NASBA Field of Study

Taxes

Level

Basic

CPE Credits

6.5

Author(s)

Stephen R. Brooks

Availability

1 year

Learning Outcomes
  • Understand the concept of a trust and the various types of trusts
  • Advise clients on filing requirements for Forms 706 and 709
  • Identify the elements of an estate
  • Identify the elements of a grantor trust
  • Minimize transfer taxes by incorporating exemptions and credits
  • Understand statutory provisions that mandate or protect interests of a decedent's spouse and/or children.
Key Topics
  • Types of trusts
  • Trustee powers
  • Recognition and realization of income
  • Elements of an estate
  • Taxation of trusts and estates
  • Basic concepts of estate planning
Product Details

Save when you buy the complete Tax Staff Essentials, Level 3 online bundle.

Ready to learn the tax obligations of trusts and estates and how these obligations affect beneficiaries?

This CPE self-study course will give you an understanding of the federal income taxation of trusts and decedents’ estates, along with the effects certain tax scenarios have on the beneficiaries of those trusts and estates

Also discussed are some basic planning options that can help minimize your clients' taxes during income accumulation, distribution, or the transfer of wealth to intended beneficiaries.

Who Will Benefit
  • CPAs
  • Financial advisors
  • Estate attorneys
Pricing
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Nonmembers
Online
$149.00
AICPA Members
Online
$119.00
Tax Section Members
Online
$109.00

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Credit Info
CPE Credits
Online
6.5
NASBA Field of Study
Taxes
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of individual income taxation
Access
Online
This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for 1 year after purchase date.
Instructors
Stephen R. Brooks
CPA/PFS, CFP
"St. Louis, MO Stephen Brooks is a tax partner with ROI Business Services, LLC in St. Louis, MO with 16 years of public accounting experience. His expertise includes: complex consulting and compliance for individual, trusts and estates as well as flow-through entities and closely-held businesses. Stephen also provides business planning, wealth management, and succession planning to his clients. Stephen has been an instructor for the AICPA since 2013 and has authored several courses for the AICPA. These courses include: Advanced Estate Planning Strategies, Estate Planning Essentials: Tax Relief for Your Clients, Form 1041: Income Taxation of Estates and Trusts, Estate & Trust Primer, Advanced Estate & Trust Taxation, and Estates and Trusts: Mastering Complex Income Tax Issues. Prior to authoring courses, he was a technical reviewer for a variety of AICPA courses. Stephen is a co-founder and board member of the non-profit organization, The St. Louis Suit Project. This organization assists individuals in improving themselves both externally and internally. The organization provides tailored suits and soft-skill training to adults to aid in their search for employment and/or to attend college. Stephen also assisted in the creation and is currently the treasurer of the non-profit organization, Us Against Cancer. This organization provides funding to individuals diagnosed with cancer so that they can receive the required treatment. Stephen is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Missouri CPA Society. He graduated from Indiana University at Bloomington with a major in Accounting and Finance and minor in Psychology. He also holds a M.S. in Taxation from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Prior to his married life with his children, Stephen enjoyed competing in many endurance races such as marathons, triathlons, and ultra-marathons."
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