The 2012 Clemson University Income Tax Course will be held in Clemson, Sc December 6th and 7th.
2012 Income Tax Course Topics:
New Legislation (S.C. and Federal): Tax Legislation enacted in late 2011 and in 2012
Rulings and Cases – From September 2011 through August 2012
Individual taxpayer Issues: Gifts to family, Elder care records and documentation,
Tax practice due diligence: regarding EIC and Form 1099 follow-up, post filing issues.
Estate and gift taxes: Types of trusts, Schedule K-1 (Form 1041), Grantor filing requirements, Distributable net income, Lifetime giving vs. inheritance tax implications
Family limited partnerships
Business Entities: Controlled groups, Distributions from entity, Personal service corporations, Abandonment of interest in entity, LRC-1244
Business Issues: Simple 125 plans, Fringe benefits, Health insurance credit,
Update on Agricultural Issues:
Retirement Plans: How to withdraw from plans with maximum savings
Types of investments allowed: Qualified plans, Interaction of plans
IRS Issues: Limits on RTRP representation, Consultant vs. return preparer, Innocent and injured spouse, Power of attorney and declaration of representative, Form 1099 requirements for small businesses, Disqualifications of retirement plans
SCDOR: Update on S.C. E-File and 2D barcode filing, Update on recent developments concerning income, sales and use and property taxes
Ethics: Tax scams, Conflicts of Interest, Disclosure of information, Privacy Act notification
Meals, Refreshments and Facilities: A noon meal is included on both days of the workshop.
Refreshments are provided during breaks. Most facilities have problems maintaining a uniform
temperature. For your comfort, we suggest you DRESS IN LAYERS.
Continuing Education Credits: The course awards 18 hours of continuing education
credit for those who require credits for their professional license. The course also provides 18 hours of continuing professional education including two hours of ethics for those individuals enrolled to practice before the Internal Revenue Service (enrolled agents). The course awards 15 hours of CLE credits for attorneys.
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Service, to meet the requirements of 31 Code of Federal Regulations, Section 10.6(g), covering
maintenance of attendance records, retention of program outlines, qualifications of instructors
and length of class hours. This agreement does not constitute an endorsement by the Director
of Practice as to the quality of program or its contribution to the professional competence of
the enrolled individual.”