Tax Advisors Update [TAU]


Dec 10, 2019
Time: 8:30am - 4:00pm

Credit Hours:



Member: $295.00
Non-member: $445.00

Discussion Leader:

Chris Hesse, CPA

Chris Hesse is a tax principal in Minneapolis with more than 30 years of tax experience with regional and national CPA firms, and more than 25 years of speaking and training experience on a variety of topics. His career has included tax leadership of a 200-person practice, and extensive tax writing and analysis services. He is an author and instructor for Tax Advisors Update and Farm Taxation Update. Chris has spoken at numerous seminars and conferences throughout the country on taxation, agricultural, and estate tax topics, and is a past chair of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) Ag Conference committee. He has testified before legislative committees on tax policy matters and has been instrumental in federal and state tax law changes, including an alternative minimum tax provision affecting agricultural producers, farm income averaging, and Washington state excise and estate tax issues.

Full Description

Tax Advisors Update (TAU)

December 10, 2019

Fireweed Conference Center
725 E. Fireweed Lane
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.

There is no substitute for the unique perspective of a CPA active in public accounting. Thats why CLA has developed a strategy-packed eight hour tax seminar, created by practitioners for practitioners.

Our author team includes the top tax professionals from across the firm, bringing practical insights to the latest developments affecting individuals and small businesses. Our instructors are all active tax practitioners and seasoned speakers who have a passion for teaching and sharing their knowledge.

Major Topics:
- Dissect the final Section 199A regulations and other guidance for the deduction for Qualified Business Income
- Recognize how suspended excess business losses affect the carryover year
- Apply the suspended business interest expense, and compute excess taxable income in the carryover year
- Review of IRS pronouncements, treasury regulations, and court cases
- Real-world planning tips and illustrations from a practitioner viewpoint
- Learn about the new IRS campaigns for identifying examination issues
- Hear the important estate and gift, tax exempt, payroll tax, and other federal developments

Learning Objectives:
- Evaluate debt for determining interest expense deductibility
- Identify SSTB vs non-SSTB activities and the effect on qualified business income
- Explain entity structure to take advantage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
- Evaluate the continuing uncertain provisions of tax reform

Designed For: Tax professionals, whether in public practice or industry, who need to be aware of new federal tax legislation, IRS guidance, and recent court decisions.

CPE Credits: 8, Taxation

Level of Knowledge: Update

Prerequisite: Experience in federal tax planning and preparation

Acronym: TAU

Discussion Leader: Chris Hesse, CPA