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August 30, 2018 Federal Tax Reform Update

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McLennan Community College Conference Center

4601 N. 19th Street

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Waco, TX 76708

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Federal Tax Reform Update – 8 hours of CPE

Blaise Bender, JD, CPA

Blaise Bender, J.D., CPA, San Antonio, Texas - August 30, 2018

This seminar will cover all aspects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Specifically, among the areas associated with the New Tax Act that will be discussed are the following:

Individuals:

  • New Income Tax Rates
  • Filing Status
  • Suspension of Personal and Dependent Exemptions
  • Expansion of Discharge of Debt on Student Loans
  • Suspension of qualified moving expenses and moving expense reimbursement
  • Revised Rules on Deduction of Alimony by Payor and inclusion of Alimony Payee
  • Capital Gains Treatment Issues
  • Section 529 Plan Revisions
  • Implementation of New Qualified Business Income Deduction
  • Increase in Standard Deduction
  • Suspension of Overall Limitation of Itemized Deductions
  • Reinstatement of Medical Expense Haircut Threshold
  • Limitation on Itemized Deduction for Taxes
  • Limitation on Mortgage Interest Deduction
  • Expansion of Cash Contributions and Modification To Substantiation Requirements
  • Disallowance of Miscellaneous Itemized Deduction subject to 2% AGI
  • Personal Casualty Loss Safe Harbors and Future Limitations
  • Gambling Losses Limitation Broadened
  • Increase in Child Tax Credit and Implementation of Non-child Credit
  • Qualified Business Income Deduction
  • Revised Alternative Minimum Tax
  • Revised Kiddie Tax
  • Elimination of Shared Responsibility Payment

Businesses:

  • New Corporate Tax Rates
  • Reduction in Corporate Dividends Received Deduction
  • New Corporate Minimum Tax and Offset
  • Revised Section 179 Expensing
  • Revised Bonus Depreciation Rules
  • Eligibility of Building Improvement for 15 year Recovery Expanded
  • ADS Recovery Periods Adjusted
  • Businesses (continued)
  • New Limitations on Cash Method of Accounting
  • NOL Deduction Limitations
  • Deduction for Net Business Interest Limitation
  • Repeal of Domestic Production Activity Deduction
  • Repeal entertainment Expense Deduction
  • Expenses for Employer Operating Eating Facilities Limited
  • Limitation Deduction for Qualified Transportation Fringes
  • Repeal of Business Expense Deduction for Lobbying
  • Broadening of non-deductions or fines and penalties
  • New Paid Family and Medical Leave Credit
  • Other Business Credit Limitations
  • Treatment of Revocations of S Corp. Elections
  • Expansion of Qualifying Beneficiaries of Electing Business Trusts
  • Charitable Deductions for Electing Small Business Trusts
  • Repeal of Partnership Technical Termination Rules
  • Basis Reduction for Partnership Charitable Contributions


The seminar will also discussed changes that impact tax-exempt organizations, foreign corporations as well as trusts and estates.

Learning Objectives: Attendees will gain knowledge of the individual and business tax issues mentioned above, associated with the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

Designed For: CPAs and staff members working in tax return preparation.

Level: Update

Hours and field of study: 8 hours CPE awarded in the taxes field of study for completion.

Prerequisites and advance preparation: No specific prerequisites and no advance preparation required.

Delivery Method: Group live

Included with Your Registration: All materials; lunch; snacks; coffee, sodas and water.

Location: McLennan Community College Conference Center, 4601 N. 19th Street, Waco, Texas 76708. Registration and sign-in begin at 8 am and the course starts at 8:30 am. Bring a sweater or jacket as the temperature changes throughout the day.

If you have any special dietary needs, you must respond by Wednesday, August 15, 2018 in order for MCC Catering to meet your requests.

Invite your colleagues and friends!

Please make your reservations by Wednesday, August 15, 2018 5 pm.

However, we will continue to take reservations and walk-ins, but the price will increase.

Mail checks to:

Central Texas Chapter of TSCPA, PO Box 7834, Waco, Texas 76714

For questions, please contact Rebekah North at 254-732-3026 office, 254-715-8178 cell or centraltxed@yahoo.com

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4601 N. 19th Street

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Waco, TX 76708

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