Maximizing Itemized Deductions under Current Tax Law Webcast [MAX]


Nov 22, 2021
Time: 10:30am-12:15pm

Credit Hours:



Member: $75.00
Non-member: $112.50

Discussion Leader: Greg White, CPA

Full Description

Maximizing Itemized Deductions under Current Tax Law Webcast (MAX)

November 22nd, 2021

How Can You Maximize Deductions under Tax Reform? Join experienced practitioner and instructor Greg White, CPA, for an in-depth look at how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) and CARES Act affects the deductions your clients are able to use on their tax returns. There have been many changes in this area and your clients are counting on you to make sure that they can get the best possible tax treatment on home mortgage interest, charitable deductions, and many others that are affected by the TCJA reforms.

Major Topics Covered:
- Standard Deduction and Personal Exemptions
- Planning for Itemized Deductions-Playing the Hand You're Dealt
- Home Mortgage Interest Limits
- Transforming Interest Expense-Planning to increase interest deductions
- Debt-financed Distributions
- Property/Income/Sales Taxes
- Charitable Contributions
- Miscellaneous Itemized Deductions
- Suspension of Unreimbursed Employee Exp.
- Our Fees
- Gambling Losses
- State Tax "Work Arounds"
- QBID Not Itemized
- 7.5% Medical
-Personal Casualty Losses
- Health Savings Accounts ("HSA's")
- Investment Advisory Fees
- 2% Misc. Itemized

Learning Objectives:
- Identify how to maximize itemized deductions under the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
- Recognize how donor-advised funds and qualifying charitable distributions can maximize deductible charitable contributions at a minimal cost
- Recognize and apply case law and administrative guidance to increase the deduction for tax preparation fees
- Identify deductible home mortgage interest deductibility, including the refinancing rules
- Identify and apply tax regulations to derive benefit from investment advisory fees
- Recognize and apply elections to increase the deduction for taxes on investment property

Designed For: CPAs, EAs, tax professionals in public practice and tax staff in private practice who have some experience with federal tax issues and concepts.

CPE Credits: 2, Taxation

Level of Knowledge: Intermediate

Prerequisite: A basic understanding of federal taxation concepts and deductions on individual tax returns.

Acronym: MAX

Discussion Leader: Greg White, CPA