What an unusual year! The 1040 Manual this year has over 50 pages of new laws and court cases including the Secure Act 2.0, clarification of 2022’s Inflation Reduction Act; the Corporate Transparency Act; clear guidance on disaster losses as a result of the fires, floods and storms of 2023, new IRS crypto-currency guidance, new estate & gift rules and IRS opening attacks on the Employee Retention Credit frauds will require six hours on our part just to cover the new stuff. We have added a whole new Day one afternoon session on tax planning for individuals to go with our “1040 hot topics” normal review. On Day two we provide the newly updated engagement letter, fee schedules and new 1040 preparer and review checklists, interview forms and 1040 checksheets. The 1040 manual is your 1,000 page electronic desktop reference guide that for nearly 10 straight years has been voted by Tax Professionals in the independent review as The Only CPE Manual to be awarded a Top Research Award. **Fingertip tax guide & printed manual are only offered for live in person seminars. If you are attending a webinar then you will receive only the PDF version of the manual. The Fingertip tax guide or a printed manual can be purchased separately. **
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to properly report amounts on clients’ Form 1040 returns that appear on various 3rd party forms, properly prepare Form 1040 and its various schedules; properly file the above forms with Form 1040 when required; Determine if clients qualify to take various credits on their 1040 returns to reduce taxable income; Properly deduct disaster losses on Form 1040; Provide clients with methods of saving for their children’s college education and determine if they qualify for various education credits and deductions to reduce taxable income; Prepare to handle IRS audits of your clients; Comply with the requirements imposedby the Circular 230 regulations; Advise clients who are members of the military on special taxation rules.