Course ID: CL4HOT

Hot Tax Planning Developments Under the Current Tax Law

Are you up-to-date on the latest tax planning developments for 2019? This course, newly authored by Margaret F. Suralik, CPA/ABV, ASA, explores the hottest tax planning topics that will impact you and your clients. Discover how these topics may impact tax planning strategies and be in a position to help minimize your client’s tax bill. Course materials include the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) tax reform law.

Learning Objectives

  • Determine whether a client’s tax plans are intact.
  • Apply recent tax law legislation to adjust tax planning strategies.
  • Recognize new tax planning opportunities.
  • Recall ways to minimize a client’s tax bill.

Major Topics

Current and latest tax law developments affecting individuals and small businesses, including the following: • Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Impact on individual taxpayers • Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Impact on businesses • Section 199A Qualified Business Income deduction • Court decision tax developments • Cancellation of debt • Section 179 and bonus depreciation • Section 529 and Education IRA savings accounts • American Opportunity and Lifetime Learning Credits • Health Insurance Premium tax credit • Meals, entertainment, and fringe benefits • Tax-advantaged Savings and Retirement plans • Tax preparer penalties – due diligence • Hot tax planning strategies for individuals and small businesses

Who Should Attend

All practitioners

Fields of Study



Basic understanding of individual and business taxation



CPE Credits




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