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Course 4001 - EA Ethics

Thursday, November 19 @ 8:00 AM
(2 IRS Ethics CE)

Beanna J. Whitlock, EA, CSA, RTRP

Enrolled Agent duties and obligations are reviewed along with the crucial role played in effective tax administration.

Contracts for services, with examples to assist EAs be all they can be with the assurance they are exemplary in service.

Circular 230 and Covid scenarios to help when difficult situations arise.

 

Course 4002 - New York’s Response to COVID-19 and Other Hot Topics

Thursday, November 19 @ 8:00 AM
(2 TAX CPE) (2 CLE) (2 CFP)
Mark S. Klein, Esq., Joseph N. Endres, Esq.

This seminar will cover the latest developments in New York State’s 2020-2021 budget bill, including NY’s response to the COVID-19 crisis. We will discuss the tax impact of working remotely and common questions concerning displaced employees. We will also discuss new decisions, rulings, and administrative releases affecting New York’s personal income, sales, and corporate taxes, as well as the impact of recent Tax Department and Attorney General enforcement initiatives. Finally, we will review various tax incentive programs, as well as recent changes in New York’s Abandoned Property law and enforcement.

Program Repeats @ 11:35 AM - Course 4022

 

Course 4011 - Distributions in Qualified Retirement Plans

Thursday, November 19 @ 10:10 AM
(1 TAX CPE) (1 CFP)

Stephen Abramson, CPC, CLU, ChFC

This session will discuss both voluntary plan distributions including loans, in-service distributions, hardship distributions and related rules and guidelines in addition to mandatory distributions, e.g. Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs). As a related topic the choice of a beneficiary and taxation of those distributions will be addressed. For reference purposes a bullet point review will be included summarizing temporary changes made by the CARES Act and published IRS Notices effecting CARES Act distributions.

 

Course 4013 - Going Concern and What are you Reporting with your PPP Financing

Thursday, November 19 @ 10:10 AM
(1 Accounting CPE)

Frank A. Gallo, CPA and Stephen Franciosa, CPA

During this program we will review Going Concern issues in the current environment. We will also discuss how companies are reporting the PPP Financing on their financial statements. We will review the accounting and tax effect of reporting the PPP Financing.

 

Course 4021 - Net Operating Losses

Wednesday, November 19 @ 11:35 AM
(2 TAX CPE) (2 CLE) (2 CFP) (2 IRS CE)

Robert S. Barnett, CPA, Esq.

This lecture will discuss how to utilize new CARES Act provisions for loss utilization – Topics include: New Carryback Ability, Section 461(l) changes and technical corrections; Suspension of the 80% limitation; Section 163 (j) update and calculations; Deduction requirements and methods; and Trust and Estate considerations.

 

Course 4022 - New York’s Response to COVID-19 and Other Hot Topics

Thursday, November 19 @ 11:35 PM
(2 TAX CPE) (2 CLE) (2 CFP)
Mark S. Klein, Esq., Joseph N. Endres, Esq.

This seminar will cover the latest developments in New York State’s 2020-2021 budget bill, including NY’s response to the COVID-19 crisis. We will discuss the tax impact of working remotely and common questions concerning displaced employees. We will also discuss new decisions, rulings, and administrative releases affecting New York’s personal income, sales, and corporate taxes, as well as the impact of recent Tax Department and Attorney General enforcement initiatives. Finally, we will review various tax incentive programs, as well as recent changes in New York’s Abandoned Property law and enforcement.

Repeat of Program @ 8:00 AM - Course 4002

 

Course 4023 - How to Perform Accounting and Auditing Research Using Free and Available Resources

Thursday, November 19 @ 11:35 AM
(1 Accounting CPE) (1 Auditing CPE)

Renee Rampulla, CPA, CGMA

This course is designed to teach CPAs how to research accounting (FASB), auditing (SASs), compilation, review and preparation of financial statements (SSARS) topics using numerous available and free resources. This course is very hands on and will provide you with the tools to you need so you can research topics on you own.

 

Course 4031 - Retirement Planning in a Post Pandemic World

Thursday, November 19 @ 1:35 PM
(1 TAX CPE) (1 CFP)

Larry Heller, CFP®, CPA

Will you be able to retire and enjoy your Second Act? Larry Heller, CFP® and CPA will discuss how the Pandemic will impact both the retirement life you envision and what financial steps you will need to take to for a successful Second Act in Life. Larry will discuss where you will live, your lifestyle and how that will change how you spend money. How can you determine if you have enough money to retire? How you should invest your money especially in a low interest rate environment. And more…

 

Course 4033 - Auditor Reporting and Updates

Thursday, November 19 @ 1:35 PM
(1 Auditing CPE)

Frank A. Gallo, CPA and Stephen Franciosa, CPA

During this program we will address SAS 134 Auditor Reporting and Amendments, Audit Report Layout, Approach to Audit Risk, Considering Relevance in Performing an Audit, Evaluating Internal Control Risk in the COVID 19 Environment, Peer Review Considerations, etc.

 

Course 4041 - Passive Activities and At Risk Rules

Thursday, November 19 @ 2:55 PM
(2 TAX CPE) (2 CLE)

Robert S. Barnett, Esq., CPA

Loss utilization first requires sufficient basis and thereafter requires that the limitations under the At Risk and Passive Activity rules be avoided. This Lecture will include both an overview and specific examples for real estate and other trades and businesses. “Real Estate Professional” status and grouping elections will be discussed. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of how these rules will work with helpful examples and cases.

 

Course 4042 - Sales Tax Headaches; Audits to Appeals

Thursday, November 19 @ 2:55 PM
(2 TAX CPE) (2 CLE)

Mark L. Stone, CPA, MST

Comprehensive review of what to do from the moment you open your mail and find out your client is under a sales and use tax audit through going to Albany to get 5 appellate judges to say your client doesn’t owe money.

 

Course 4043 - Plan for Longevity and Choice of Care

Thursday, November 19 @ 2:55 PM
(2 TAX CPE) (2 CFP)

Natalie Karp, MBA, CLTC, Rona Loshak, MBA, CLTC

With limited government resources, clients who value lifestyle and have financial resources can protect their portfolios and income streams. Planning for long term care with insurance solutions allows you choice and control. We will discuss today’s myriad of insurance options including; standalone LTC plans, hybrids and asset-based solutions, and life and annuities with LTC riders. A discussion that will address suitability and cost including tax incentives.

 

Course 4051 - Multi-State Taxation - How Does Working From Home Affect Income Taxes In The Midwest

Thursday, November 19 @ 4:55 PM
(1 TAX CPE)

Shawn Flattery, CPA

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced millions of owners and employees into working from home. Shawn Flattery will guide you through the legal maze of income tax ramifications that your clients may face with owners and/or employees now working in different tax jurisdictions in the Midwest.

 

Course 4052 - NYS Abandoned Property Overview and Hot Topics

Thursday, November 19 @ 4:55 PM
(1 TAX CPE) (1 CLE) (1 CFP)

Mark S. Klein, Esq., Joseph N. Endres, Esq.

In this presentation, you’ll learn how abandoned property is classified and treated in New York State and what to expect during an abandoned property audit. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define (and recognize) abandoned property and understand how property is abandoned
  • Understand your obligations under New York’s Abandoned Property Law and when property has to be remitted to the state.
  • Identify strategies for monitoring abandoned property
  • List the typical issues that arise in an abandoned property audit
  • Evaluate the pros and cons of New York’s voluntary disclosure program

 

Course 4053 - Divorce Litigation and the Accountant’s Role

Thursday, November 19 @ 4:55 PM
(1 TAX CPE) (1 CFP)

Anthony Basile, CPA

This session will discuss the financial and tax aspects of divorce and what the CPA should know regarding the process and expectations from the income tax, valuation, and forensic accounting perspectives. We will discuss the aspects of litigation support including expert witness and testimony.

 

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