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2013-14 32- Course Taxation Unlimited CPE Library

Code: 13-LIBTAX
Price: $249.00

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Order this completely Updated special 32-course Taxation Library on CD-ROM now or download it immediately! 

Get Unlimited CPE for One Year! No extra grading fees or other fees of any kind!

  • 1040 Workshop (for 2013-14)

  • Asset Protection - Tax and  Financial Aspects

  • Choice of Entity

  • The Complete Guide to Estate and Gift Tax Planning

  • Concepts & Mechanics of Exchanges

  • Essential Legal Concepts with Tax Analysis

  • Dealing with Debt and Interest

  • Estate Planning with Selected Issues

  • Family Tax Planning

  • Fast Track Retirement Planning

  • Statutory Update

  • Assets, Income and Cash

  • Getting Cash Out of Your Business

  • Guide to Federal and Corporate Taxation

  • Passive Losses

  • Tax and Financial Planning for Retirement

  • The Internet - Tax Research Fast and Free

 

  • Making the Best of Bad Situations

  • Online Investing:  Evaluating Investment Alternatives

  • Partnership Taxation

  • Real Estate Taxation

  • Defensive Divorce

  • Corporate Tax Planning

  • Travel, Entertainment and Auto Rules

  • The Ultimate Guide to Retirement Planning

  • Using the Internet in Estate Planning

  • Visual Estate Planning

  • Matching Investments to Tax Savings Techniques   

  • Business Taxation  

  • Estate Planning Essentials  

  • Tax Analysis of Investments Using the Internet   

  • Tax, Bankruptcy, and Financial Problems

Detailed Course Descriptions Below:

This CD-ROM library of 32 high-quality interactive tax and Specialized Knowledge & Application courses, each written by a tax attorney, offers a wealth of information to the participant.  In total, the courses offer 750 hours of CPE. With this library, however, you get to choose which courses you want to take.  Take as many as you want for one year from the time you purchase the library.  After that, you still own an entire library of high-quality reference material!

This special CD-ROM library includes the following courses in taxation:

 

1040 Workshop (for 2013-14)
Course description and objectives
: Designed to make the practitioner comfortable with high traffic issues, this program enables participants to discuss and handle individual tax essentials. The course examines and explains the practical aspects of return preparation and individual planning, bridging the gap between theory and application. Significant new developments are summarized with emphasis on tax savings ideas. Practical applications and illustrations are used to systematically explore tax deferral, reduction, and elimination opportunities accompanying return preparation. For example, the analysis of gross income is discussed together with income splitting techniques; property transactions are examined alongside like-kind exchanges and involuntary conversions. The result is an extraordinary blend of the latest developments affecting individual returns and their related planning ideas. Level: Update
40 CPE Hours

 

Asset Protection - Tax and Financial Aspects
Course description and objectives: This informative course covers traditional planning tools and their utilization to protect assets. The Uniform Fraudulent Conveyance Act, the Bankruptcy Code and various aspects of the tax law are highlighted in describing asset protection aspects of corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, family partnerships, trusts, retirement plans, insurance products and other conventional tools. Special topics include: protection against lawsuits, costs of long-term illness, divorce settlements, foreign asset protection trusts, statutory protections, homestead provisions, exempt assets, cancellation of indebtedness taxation and marital agreements. Level:  Basic

24 CPE Hours

 

Choice of Entity
Course description and objectives
:  This comprehensive book describes and compares sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited liability companies, C corporations and S corporations. It examines their advantages and disadvantages, permitting the reader to properly select the right business entity for their tax and liability needs. Major emphasis is given the maximization of tax benefits in each business format. Fringe benefits, retirement plan alternatives and nonqualified deferred compensation are discussed in detail. Level: Update

25 CPE Hours

 

The Complete Guide to Estate and Gift Tax Planning
Course description and objectives:
   This presentation integrates federal taxation with overall financial planning. The course will explore tax strategies relating to the central financial tactics of wealth building, capital preservation, and estate distribution. The result is a unified explanation of tax-economics that will permit the tax professional to locate, analyze, and solve financial concerns. Designed to improve the quality of services to clients and the profitability of engagements, this program projects the accountant into the world of financial planning. This course will give the participant practice in analyzing problems, developing solutions, and presenting final personal financial plans to clients.

The course surveys wills, living trusts, gifts, marital property and probate avoidance. Will and trust forms are explored along with living wills, durable powers of attorney and nominations of conservator. Designed to eliminate estate problems and death taxes, the emphasis is on practical solutions that are cost effective. Level: Update

40 CPE Hours

 

Concepts & Mechanics of Exchanges
Course description and objectives
: While tax reform provisions have changed the tax on profits realized from the disposition of real estate, investors still seek escape hatches from the capital gain tax. Tax-deferred exchanges permit the disposition of property often with the taxpayer receiving significant cash but without the payment of any tax. Functionally, an exchange is a bridge over the normally taxable event of moving from one property to another. This course alerts the practitioner to the different planning opportunities that surround exchanging. Participants will be able to identify, analyze, and handle effectively the complex tax problems that arise under 1031. This understanding will be directly applied to the structuring and audit survival of multi-party and delayed exchanges. Level:  Basic
16 CPE Hours

 

Essential Legal Concepts with Tax Analysis
Course description and objectives
: While accounting and the practice of law are separate professions, the accountant must be conversant with essential legal concepts. Modern accounting practice requires familiarity with corporate legal structure, business entities, partnership operations, contracts, property rights, employment law, divorce, consumer protection, will & trusts, and even bankruptcy law. This course explores these specific areas with emphasis on business and accounting issues. This informal and clear guide to the basic concepts of business law provides accountants with an excellent review of legal concepts that arise in any tax professional's practice. The participants will gain the ability to recognize and discuss general legal concepts with both client and their counsel. Knowledge is power and nowhere is that truer than in the field law. To gain such a working knowledge of law, readily understandable explanations are given to essential and related business law subjects. The accountant is guided through the complex maze of literally hundreds of legal principles from acceptance to zoning. Level:  Basic

40 CPE Hours

 

Dealing with Debt and Interest
Course description and objectives
: This course brings the practitioner up-to-date information on tax issues affecting interest and debt. It covers the definition of bona fide debt, the avoidance of equity and lease treatment, imputed interest rates and debt modification. The various types of interest and their required allocation are explored and reviewed. For economically troubled client, special attention is devoted to debt cancellation, repossession, discounts, and foreclosure. The program also discusses installment sales, equity participation debt, taxable interest, and bad debts. Level:  Basic

24 CPE Hours

 

Estate Planning with Selected Issues
Course description and objectives
: This exceptional course surveys wills, living trusts, gifts, marital property, and probate avoidance. Will and trust forms are explored along with living wills, durable powers of attorney, and nominations of conservator. Designed to eliminate estate problems and death taxes, the emphasis is on practical solutions that are cost effective. Level: Update

24 CPE Hours

 

Family Tax Planning
Course description and objectives:
While the nuclear family remains the center point of society, today it is under tremendous economic and social pressure. This course is designed to cover “hot” topics having a direct impact on the practitioner who represents any client with family issues. The emphasis is on using tax solutions to ease family economic concerns permitting the practitioner to be a real tax hero. Level: Update

24 CPE Hours

 

Fast Track Retirement Planning
Course description and objectives:
.We are all (including tax practitioners) getting older, and the need for effective retirement planning has never been greater. This course is essential for participants who wish to attain a comfortable retirement for themselves and their clients by maximizing tax saving strategies. Retirement income needs are calculated; net after tax Social Security benefits are determined; and distribution options from IRAs and retirement plans are explored. Special consideration is given to the tax treatment of the home and business on retirement. Buy-sell agreements are discussed and eldercare planning is examined. Level: Update

24 CPE Hour

 

Statutory Tax Update
Course descripti
on and objectives: .

Recent Congressional sessions have produced massive legislation to address economic stabilization, stimulus, and recovery. What follows, in chronological order, are the major federal Acts having tax impact that were passed and enacted in 2008-2011. The provisions discussed in this text were selected based upon their tax impact on individual taxpayers, small businesses and the general practitioner. This selection is an overview and may not reflect all tax provisions of each Act. Major topics include individual tax brackets, deductions, and credits; energy credits; business taxes, deductions, and credits, retirement plans, and estate and gift tax limits, rates, and issues.  Level: Overview

17 CPE Hours

 

Assets, Income & Cash
Course description and objectives:
This presentation integrates federal taxation with overall financial planning. The course will explore tax strategies relating to the central financial tactics of wealth building, capital preservation, and estate distribution. The result is a unified explanation of tax-economics that will permit the tax professional to locate, analyze, and solve financial concerns.. Level: Update

18 CPE Hours

 

Getting Cash Out of Your Business
Course description and objectives:
  This course examines the various ideas, methods, and techniques capable of optimizing the overall compensation package for key employees and principals in small to medium sized businesses. Qualified and non-qualified deferred compensation, benefit targeting, insurance programs, statutory fringe benefits, interest free loans, and investment planning are investigated. Effective pay plans essential to attract, motivate, and retain key people are described and evaluated. Consideration is given to indirect compensation in the form of business entertainment, expense accounts, auto use, travel, and transportation. Equity participation is explored through stock sales, repurchase agreements, incentive stock options, ESOTs, stock options, and bonuses. The new field of professional services is probed to provide tax, financial and estate planning to the key executive. Level: Update

24 CPE Hours

 

Guide to Federal Individual and Corporate Taxation
Course description and objectives:
   Designed to make the practitioner comfortable with high traffic issues, this program enables participants to discuss and handle business/personal tax essentials. The course examines and explains the practical aspects of individual & corporate planning, bridging the gap between theory and application. Significant new developments are summarized with emphasis on tax savings ideas. This course examines and explains the practical aspects of using the closely held corporation to maximize after-tax return on business operations. Recent developments giving corporations a competitive edge over other entities are explored and detailed. Practitioners are alerted to often missed fringe benefits, retirement planning opportunities, corporate business deductions, income splitting possibilities and little known estate planning techniques.

 Level: Update

40 CPE Hours

 

Passive Losses
Course description and objectives:
  This text addresses the practical aspects of 469 and the needed skill to handle pragmatic issues. Fundamentals are reviewed, planning opportunities identified, creative strategies discussed and evaluated along with remaining traditional approaches. The goal of this instructive book is to understand and solve problems under 469, with emphasis on tax savings ideas. Readers will learn to master the proper administration of this complex and often cumbersome provision. Level: Update

16 CPE Hours

 

Tax and Financial Planning for Retirement
Course description and objectives:
  This presentation integrates federal taxation with retirement planning. The course will examine tax and savings strategies related to determining retirement income needs, wealth building, capital preservation, and estate distribution. The result is a unified explanation of tax-economics that will permit the tax professional to locate, analyze, and solve financial aspects of retirement. Designed to improve the quality of services to clients and the profitability of engagements, this program projects the accountant into the world of retirement planning. This course will give the participant practice in analyzing problems, developing solutions, and presenting final personal retirement plans to clients. The emphasis is on practical simplicity in dealing with the self-employed and highly compensated individual. Level: Update

24 CPE Hours

 

The Internet - Tax Research Fast and Free (category:  Specialized Knowledge & Applications)
Course description and objectives:
   The digital divide is upon us! There are those who are getting on the information highway and those who will be left behind. This course gives the practitioner the ability to immediately access information-rich tax websites at tremendous savings. Emphasis will be given to the substantial speed and cost advantages of the Internet over traditional paper and CD tax services. If you want instant tax information that's down to the wire - this is the course.

 Level: Update

16 CPE Hours

 

Making the Best of Bad Situations
Course description and objectives:
  This course will teach participants how to apply, implement, and evaluate the strategic tax aspects of marital dissolutions and living together arrangements. Current perspectives on property transfers, asset divisions, alimony, filing status, exemptions, and child support are examined with an emphasis on planning considerations. The cancellation of indebtedness income inclusion rules are examined in the context of debt forgiveness and property foreclosure. Emphasis is given to the exceptions from income inclusion contained in §108. The tax treatment of property repossession under §1038 is explored with detail given to the calculation of gain and received property basis. Finally, bad debt treatment under §166 is reviewed and critical distinctions made between business and non-business debts. Level: Update

20 CPE Hours

 

Online Investing:  Evaluating Investment Alternatives (category:  Specialized Knowledge & Applications)
Course description and objectives:
   All tax professionals need to know the tax-economics of investing for themselves and their clients. This need is accentuated by the rapid rise of the Internet as a broad-based and effective investment tool. Over 20 million investors have switched to online investment brokerages. Learn about: investing in Bull and Bear markets, direct investing, investment vehicles for maximum tax savings, risk management, investment evaluation, alternative investments and the impact of global economic factors — all this at the speed of the Internet. This course will explore the use of the Internet in company research, fundamental analysis, technical research and the use of key ratios. Whether you intend to invest yourself or just assist clients in reporting their transactions this course is a must for the techno-accountant!  Level: Update

16 CPE Hours

 

Partnership Taxation
Course description and objectives:
   The program will examine tax issues relating to the formation and operation of partnerships. Participants will gain a familiarity with basic areas of partnership taxation so as to recognize a problem and have at hand some practical knowledge for its solution. This course is presented in four practical segments: (1) the formation of partnerships, (2) the basic day-to-day operations of partnerships, (3) distributions of assets to partners, and (4) the termination of partnership affairs.  Level: Update

24 CPE Hours

 

Special Problems in Real Estate Taxation
Course description and objectives:
   This book
is designed to survey selected "hot" topics having a direct impact on the property owner and investor. The emphasis is on problem areas where the unwary beginner and expert alike can be trapped. You will learn to identify dangers involving installment sales, imputed interest, exchanging, equity participation, condemnation, passive loss rules, and transactions with foreign investors.

16 CPE Hours

 

Business Taxation
Course description and objectives:
Americans who want to be their own boss are not entirely on their own. They have a rich uncle - Uncle Sam - who is there to help, as well as to make demands. The nation's tax laws are intended to encourage people to start new bus

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