Surgent's Top Five Tax Topics This Year [TTE4]

Sep 21, 2018
Time: 8:30am - 12:00pm



Credit Hours:



Member: $150.00
Non-member: $225.00

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Discussion Leader:

Susan Smith, CPA    more info

Susan Smith manages her own firm specializing in tax planning for individuals and business owners and is also a frequent speaker at tax conferences. Smith was a Senior Manager in the tax departments of Price Waterhouse and Peat Marwick (the predecessor of KPMG). While at Price Waterhouse, she also held the national specialist designation for the real estate and partnership tax practices. During her time at Peat Marwick, Smith led the real estate and tax practices locally. She was an associate adjunct professor at Widener University in the master's taxation program. Her ratings have consistently exceeded 4.7 on a scale of 5.0. Smith is a two-time recipient of the James L. McCoy Discussion Leader of the Year Award for excellence in teaching. Smith earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree with an accounting concentration, from the University of Toledo.

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Website registration for this course closes on September 14, 2018. To register after this date please contact the society at or 907-562-4334.

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Surgents Top Five Tax Topics This Year (TTE4)

September 21, 2018

Alaska Society of CPAs Office
2600 Cordova Street, Suite 211
Anchorage, AK

For registrations received less than 21 days from the course date will be charged a late fee of $50 for each 8 hour course and $25 for each 4 hour course and $12.50 for each 2 hour course.

Join us for our annual expedition through the harbors and swamps on the tax landscape this season. We will uncover issues with wide applicability and importance this year and explore the practical implications, potential pitfalls, and planning opportunities.

Major Topics:
-The Trump tax plan and what you need to know this year
- Travel and substantiation
- Choice of entity
- Tips for getting the principal residence sale exclusion right
- Maximizing retirement benefits

Learning Objectives:
- Understand the most important hot button issues that emerge as areas of concern lo the IRS, taxpayers, and tax advisors
- Understand a broad range of tax subjects for both individuals and business owners
- Recognize tax planning opportunities that may present themselves

Designed For: All CPAs who want an in-depth discussion of the current tax issues that affect all clients

CPE Credits: 4, Taxation

Level of Knowledge: Basic

Prerequisite: One or more years of experience in planning for individual and business clients

Acronym: TTE4

Discussion Leader: Susan Smith, CPA