Financial Planning: Exploring Tax Strategies Mini (ebook)

  • Credits: 2
  • Format: Self-Study eBook
  • Field of Study: Federal Tax Law
  • Author/Speaker: Danny Santucci, CPA
Course ID: Advanced Preparation: Experience Level:
EWTFM-T-01725-21-S | 6233-CE-0449 None Overview
Published Date: Program Prerequisites: Other Course Formats:
© February 2021 Basic Understanding of Taxes Self-Study eBook
COURSE DESCRIPTION

This mini-course integrates federal taxation with overall financial planning. The course explores tax strategies relating to the central financial tactics of wealth building, capital preservation, and estate distribution. The result is a unified explanation of tax-economics that will permit the tax professional to locate, analyze, and solve financial concerns. Designed to improve the quality of services to clients and the profitability of engagements, this program projects the accountant into the world of financial planning.

Topics include:
  • Comparing goals and purposes
  • Investment goals and retirement planning
  • Building an estate
  • Section 1031 “like-kind” exchanges
  • Retirement plans
  • Tax credits and estimated taxes
  • Basic deductions
  • Income splitting
  • Elimination
  • Fringe benefits

 

Learning Objectives:

After reading the course material, you will be able to:

  • Identify investment purposes and retirement misconceptions, the multi-step retirement process, and the elements of investment planning
  • Determine income types, from a tax perspective, to be budgeted into cash so that income-producing assets can be acquired and managed for an effective investment plan.
  • Recognize the means of achieving tax deferral recognizing like-kind exchanges, retirement plans, and installment sales, and specify the double financial benefit of exchanging through tax postponement and possible tax elimination.
  • Determine how to use tax credits, estimated taxes, and basic deductions to effectively reduce federal income tax and thereby increase discretionary income for investment purposes.
  • Specify formats for income splitting that can benefit taxpayers by lowering overall taxes as a unit and permitting wealth and tax allocation among individuals or entities.
  • Identify the tax benefits of the $500,000 home sales exclusion, municipal bonds, divorce and separation settlements, gifts and inheritances, life insurance, fringe benefits, and Social Security to eliminate tax on realized gain and ordinary income.

 

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:
NASBA
IRS
CTEC