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NSA News - NSA Announces Upcoming ConnectED CPE Webinars for Tax and Accounting Professionals

23 Jun 2015 1:35 PM | Anonymous


Contact:     Al Rickard



National Society of Accountants Upcoming

ConnectED CPE Webinars for

Tax and Accounting Professionals

ALEXANDRIA, VA, June 23, 2015 — 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 webinars for tax and accounting professionals are scheduled to be held in June and July 2015:

June 25, 2015

Schedule D in the Real World

The Schedule D got a major facelift a few years ago, along with the introduction of Form 8949. This webinar will cover various aspects of reporting the sale of capital assets on Schedule D including: When is the Schedule D required? When is Form 8949 required?  How do you read that Form 1099-B? How do you use Form 8949 “Adjustment Codes”? It will present scenarios and provide resources you need so you can be confident when you file the Schedule D and Form 8949 in the real world of your practice.

NASBA CE: 1 Hour/Taxes
IRS CE: 1 Hour/Federal Tax Law

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


July 9, 2015

Alternative Minimum Tax for Individuals-Planning Issues

The alternative minimum tax (AMT) continues to snare more and more individual taxpayers in its web each year. This webinar will address a variety of planning strategies that either help avoid the AMT or minimize its impact if the events causing the AMT have already occurred. A comprehensive case study is used to first introduce the nuances of the AMT computation and the related AMT credit.  This is followed by a discussion of key planning ideas.

IRS CE: 2 Hours/Federal Tax Law
NASBA CE: 2 Hours/Taxes

Presented by John Everett and Cherie Hennig


July 14, 2015

Social Security: Basics to Maximizing Strategies

This webinar about Social Security will cover information from the most basic to the most sophisticated. It will cover rules for worker benefits and others who can receive benefits, including divorced spouses; filing options before, at and after full retirement age; maximizing strategies; and how work affects payments and benefits. It will also offer other information about survivors, disability and Medicare

NASBA CE: 1 Hour/Taxes 
IRS CE: 1 Hour/Federal Tax Law

Presented by James Pavletich


July 16, 2015

Preparing Ministers’s Taxes

This session will cover the ins and outs of preparing this specialty niche client, considering such topics as proper treatment of housing allowance, self-employed vs. church employee, proper W2 preparation, estimated taxes, and other considerations.

NASBA CPE: 2 Hours/Taxes
IRS CE: 2 Hours/Federal Tax Law 

Presented by Kay Mortimer, EA


July 28, 2015

Post-DOMA Tax Issues for LGBT Clients

IRS Revenue Ruling 2013-17 stated that the IRS will look to the laws of the state in which a couple was married to determine their federal marital status. Prior to these events no legally married same-gender couple could file jointly. This webinar will discuss the issues LGBT couples (married and not married) are facing from a tax perspective, including the possible need for amended income tax returns, how to recover payroll taxes, and state level taxation issues for non-marriage equality states. We will also economic and tax issues that should be considered when helping clients quantify the financial impact of marriage.

NASBA CPE: 2 Hours/Taxes
IRS CE: 2 Hours/Federal Tax Law

Presented by Rosalind Sutch, CPA, MT 

All upcoming NSA ConnectED webinars 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 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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