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Tax Update | 8 Hour Class with Steven J. Tillinger | 12-11-2017

  • Dates: 11 – 11 Dec, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Fort Worth Chapter Training Facility, 550 Bailey Suite 225, Fort Worth 76107

$295 for members November 21 or before, then $345.  $320 for nonmembers, then $370.  Fee includes printed materials, lunch and parking.

Fort Worth Chapter members register here
All others, including TSCPA members claiming the member rate, register here

Level: Update

Instructional Method: Group Live

Prerequisites/Advance Preparation: no advance preparation is necessary.  Basic knowledge of individual and small business tax, some tax preparation experience is helpful.

CPE: Participants will earn eight hours of CPE credit in tax (technical).

Learning Objectives:
  • Describe recent developments in federal income taxation
  • Discuss planning opportunities due to changes in federal income tax law
  • Implement any changes in reporting responsibilities

Location: Fort Worth Chapter Training Facility, 550 Bailey Suite 225, Fort Worth 76107

Contact cpeinfo@fortworthcpa.org or 817.335.5055

Details about Fort Worth Chapter's CPE Policies and authority to offer credit at this link.

Steve says:

Whether you are a generalist or a tax specialist, you will take away valuable information and insights from this eight-hour program.  The course will bring you up-to-date on current issues in federal income taxation affecting individuals and small business owners with emphasis on coverage and analysis of any 2017 tax legislation, both final and proposed; updates and new developments of 2016 and earlier tax law; important court cases; Treasury income tax regulations; IRS revenue rulings and procedures; and more!




  • 2017 TAX LAW – DISASTER TAX RELIEF ACT OF 2017 – Temporary tax relief targeted to those affected by Hurricanes and Tropical Storms Harvey, Irma and Maria.
  • TAX GUIDANCE RELATED TO HURRICANE HARVEY, IRMA AND MARIA – A summary of tax guidance available from federal and state agencies for those affected by these hurricanes/tropical storms.
  • TAX RELIEF PROVISIONS IN TAX LAW – A summary of permanent provisions in tax law available to those affected by any casualty or disaster loss.
  • 2017 PROPOSED TAX LAW – HEALTHCARE LEGISLATION — Congress has failed at “repeal and replace.”  Why was it important to do healthcare legislation before tax reform legislation?  Steve will explain what you need to know and bring you up-to-date on new developments.
  • 2017 PROPOSED TAX LAW – TAX REFORM LEGISLATION — Will we get real tax reform or just tax rate reduction?  What must Congress do and when will it likely happen?  Who are the likely winners and losers?  How will changes affect your choice of business entity?  Many questions looking for answers.  Come join the conversation.  Learn all about it.  Sign Up and Steve will bring you up-to-date.
  • 2016 TAX LAW – 21st CENTURY CURES ACT — Congress legislates tax relief for small businesses.  Learn about the new “qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangement.”  Without healthcare reform, HRAs now are more important than ever.  Effective dates are tricky.  Sign Up and get the details.
  • PROPOSED REGULATIONS – PARTNERSHIP AUDIT RULES --  Released one day, withdrawn the very next day and now re-released. Now what?  Congress re-writes how the IRS will audit partnerships and LLCs.  This change will affect tax return preparers and will have a profound effect on partnerships, LLCs and its investors.  The new audit rules take effect in 2018.  Sign Up and find out what you need to know now.
  • THE IRS AND TAX RETURN PREPARERS — Have you heard about the class-action lawsuit regarding PTIN fees?  The court has ruled.  What will the IRS do next?  And the IRS still wants to regulate tax preparers  -- and guess what – so do some members of Congress!  Steve’s got the details.  Sign Up Now!
  • THE IRS AND TAX RETURN PREPARERS — What happened to the AICPA’s lawsuit against the IRS?  Now there’s another lawsuit against the IRS.  What’s going on here?  What will happen to the Annual Filing Season Program?  Steve’s got the details.  Sign Up Now!
  • THE IRS AND TAX RETURN PREPARERS — Privacy.  You think you have privacy?  The IRS is into data mining using social media to create highly detailed profiles of you!!  Learn what’s going on.  Sign Up Now!
  • NEW HOT ISSUE — S corporation basis reporting.  Required.  With the AICPA’s blessing?  What did you say?  Tell me it’s not true.  What’s next?  Sign Up and find out.
  • NOTEWORTHY COURT CASE — Compensation versus dividend.  C corporation versus S corporation.  The Tax Court does something not seen in a generation.  Unbelievable!
  • NOTEWORTHY COURT CASE — Tax Court agrees to 100 percent deduction for meals while away from home.  How is that possible?  Steve will give you the details.
  • PLANNING — Uncertainty Rules!!!  Tax planning is more important than ever!  Are you ready?  Why does Steve say that S corporations now may be more important than ever?
  • IMPORTANT — updates and new developments covering 2017 and earlier tax law AND court cases; Treasury income tax regulations; and IRS revenue rulings and procedures.
  • NEW DEVELOPMENTS — affecting partnerships and LLCs, and S corporations.