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NSA News - National Society of Accountants Upcoming ConnectED CPE Webinars for Tax and Accounting Professionals

08 Sep 2014 8:22 AM | Anonymous

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:    
Al Rickard
703-402-9713

arickard@associationvision.com

National Society of Accountants Upcoming ConnectED CPE Webinars for Tax and Accounting Professionals

ALEXANDRIA, VA, September 5, 2014 - The National Society of Accountants (NSA) has announced the latest programs in its series of ConnectED Webinars, which are approved for continuing professional education (CPE) by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), Accreditation Council for Accountancy and Taxation (ACAT) and California Tax Education Council (CTEC).

The following tax, practice management and ethics webinars for tax and accounting professionals are scheduled to be held September – November 2014:

September 18, 2014 - Dealing with the S Corporation K-1 on the 1040

As presented at the IRS Tax Forums this summer!
Your client has just dropped off a Schedule K-1 for an S-Corporation. Where do you begin? What questions do you ask, and what do you need to know? In this session, we will show you how to take the K-1 items to the 1040 return; cover the huge issue of the new Net Investment Income Tax, and the always problematic basis issues. We will provide you with important court cases you should be aware of, identify potential hazards, as well as share real-life stories from tax season.

NASBA CPE: 1 Hour/Taxes

IRS CE: 1 Hour/Federal Tax Law

Presented by  Kathy Hettick, EA, ABA, ATP, RTRP and Gene Bell, EA, ATA, CFP, RTRP

September 30, 2014 - Hot Topics in the Federal Tax Controversy: The Latest Developments in Audits, Investigations, and Tax Litigation

This webinar will provide you with an update regarding the latest developments in the tax controversy area and will focus on current Internal Revenue Service enforcement priorities, including:

  • International tax compliance and the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP)
  • The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)
  • Foreign bank account (FBAR) reporting, the new FinCEN 114 reporting form, and new electronic filing requirements
  • Audit rates and trends
  • The Form 1099-K/Small business initiative
  • The Gift Tax Return Compliance initiative

Attendees will also get an update regarding the efforts of the IRS Criminal Investigation Division, including current criminal enforcement priorities and criminal investigation statistics/results.

NASBA CPE: 2 Hours/Taxes

IRS CE: 2 Hours/Federal Tax Law Update

Presented by Matthew Lee, Esq.


October 2, 2014 - IRS Collection Division Representation

The IRS has loosened rules for installment agreements, late payment penalties and offers in compromise and has issued many recent announcements that expand taxpayer options under the Fresh Start program which has expanded each year. Get the latest on:

  • More flexible rules for streamlined installment agreements
  • Changes to the offer in compromise program
  • New rules for late payment penalty waivers
  • Fresh Start changes for lien filing and withdrawals
  • Streamlined offer in compromise rules

NASBA CPE: 2 Hours/Taxes

IRS CE: 2 Hours/Federal Tax Law Update

Presented by Robert E. McKenzie, EA, Attorney


October 9, 2014 - Solve Your Time Problem in Your Practice

This is not your father's time management session. This is also not a time management class taught by an organizer consultant who brings home less than the average tax and accounting professional. These are tips from high-achieving women and men, many with young children at home, who have multiplied their revenue during the recession without becoming workaholics.

NASBA CPE: 1 Hour/Personal Development

Presented by Sandi Leyva


October 21, 2014 - Business Expenses and the S Corporation

As presented at the IRS Tax Forums this summer!

S Corporations continue to be the most popular business entity in the United States today. In this webinar, gain an understanding of business expenses related specifically to the preparation of the S- Corporation tax return.

NASBA CPE: 1 Hour/Taxes

IRS CE: 1 Hour/Federal Tax Law

Presented by Kathy Hettick, EA, ABA, ATP, RTRP and Gene Bell, EA, ATA, CFP, RTRP 


October 30, 2014 - Ethical Dilemmas

The unique nature of representation engagements lend themselves to difficult ethical issues, well beyond the relative safety of mainstream tax practice. Join a discussion on the ethical dilemmas faced by tax practitioners including: due diligence, conflicting interests, disreputable conduct and more.

NASBA CPE: 2 Hours/Ethics

IRS CE: 2 Hours/Ethics

Presented by Robert E. McKenzie, EA, Attorney


November 4, 2014 - Consents and Disclosures- Protect Your Client, Protect Yourself and Avoid Penalties

More new changes effective January 1, 2014 to Code Section 7216! As tax practitioners, you need to know the rules of §7216 and §6713, when and how you can disclose or use taxpayer information. How does the ACA impact disclosure? This webinar provides an overview of the rules and related compliance penalties along with suggested "how-to" for implementation while still managing a trusted relationship with your client. With a proper process in place, these regulations can improve both accounting practices and relationships with our clients.

NASBA CPE: 1 Hour/Taxes

IRS CE: 1 Hour/Federal Tax Law

Presented by Kathy Hettick, EA, ABA, ATP, RTRP and Gene Bell, EA, ATA, CFP, RTRP 


November 13, 2014 - Give Yourself a Raise

If you haven't given yourself a raise in a while (and you're not alone due to the economy's woes), you may be wondering how to increase your rates while keeping your risk of losing clients low. This webinar delivers the content you need to build your pricing skills so that you can confidently charge and get what you're worth.

NASBA CPE: 1 Hour/Marketing

Presented by Sandi Leyva

 

All upcoming NSA ConnectED webinars are one to two hours and will start at 2:00 pm Eastern Time. One hour webinars are $35 for members and $65 for non-members. Two hour webinars are $65 for members and $95 for non-members. Order four or more live or archived webinars from 2013 and 2014 in one order and receive a 20 percent discount!

A complete list of webinars can be found at webinars.nsacct.org, including a full lineup of recorded, on-demand CPE webinars that are available for purchase. More information is also available by calling NSA at 800-966-6679.

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