All New Basis Consistency Regulations and IRS Form 8971 (audio)

  • Credits: 1
  • Format: Self-Study Audio
  • Field of Study: Federal Tax Law
  • Author/Speaker: Bradley Burnett
Course ID: Advanced Preparation: Experience Level:
EWTFM-T-01737-21-S | 6233-CE-0462 None Overview
Published Date: Program Prerequisites: Other Course Formats:
© March 2016 Basic Understanding of Taxation Self-Study Video | OnDemand Webinar | Live Webinar


To enlighten as to how Congress has mandated basis consistency in a broad variety of contexts, including how the 3-year period of limitations for tax assessment is extended to 6 years, as well as the basis of assets inherited by beneficiaries. To explore the timing and detail of the new IRS Form 8971 and the devastating consequences of failure to comply with the vast array of Congress, Treasury, and IRS’s new rules.

Topics include:

  • Highway Funding Bill Basis Mania
  • §6501 – Extension of 6 Year Statute of Limitations to Basis Overstatements
  • New IRC §1014(f) – Basis Consistency Requirement
  • New IRC §6035 – Basis Reporting to IRS and Heirs
  • Congress Blocks the Trick Play
  • Treasury Response – Proposed and Temp Regs
  • Form 8971
  • Basis Consistency - Penalties for Non-Compliance
  • Zero Basis Rule
  • Later Adjustments to Value
  • Subsequent Transfers
  • Consistent Basis and Form 8971 – Future Outlook


Who Should Attend:
  • All Certified Public Accountants (CPAs)
  • Enrolled Agents (EAs)
  • Tax Return Preparers (TRPs)


Qualifies and Approved with all State Boards of Accountancy and the following sponsorship’s: