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NSA ConnectED Webinar Series

NSA is committed to continuing professional education for today's accounting and tax professional. NSA offers a variety of professional development opportunities. NSA ConnectED webinars are offered both live and on demand.

Upcoming ConnectED Webinars

  • Dealing with the New IRS Partnership Audit Rules

    Contains 4 Component(s), 2.00 credits offered Includes a Live Event on 07/25/2018 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    The new partnership audit rules took effect January 1, 2018. All partnerships (big and small) should take action now to implement changes required under the new law.

  • Today's IRS: How to Find What You are Looking for Quick and Easily

    Contains 4 Component(s), 2.00 credits offered Includes a Live Event on 08/02/2018 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    IRS.gov has tax professionals searching to find answers to their questions. Tax professionals report hours wasted on the telephone waiting to get help, assistors either unhelpful or lack knowledge to help, and the IRS Practitioner Hotline is overworked and understaffed. This webinar will go into depth on IRS.gov for the tax professional to help you best navigate and effectively use the site. These two hours will save you loads of time!

  • Ethics - It Begins and Ends with You

    Contains 4 Component(s), 2.00 credits offered Includes a Live Event on 09/17/2018 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    Designed for tax professionals who share the same ethical concerns of quality of work product and dedication to public service. A review of several areas of Circular 230 in the context of the real world of taxation will leave tax professionals aware of ethical dilemmas and confident that although ethical trials will come there way the measurement of success is how the ethical dilemma is handled.

  • IRC 469 – Passive Losses Made Easy

    Contains 4 Component(s), 2.00 credits offered Includes a Live Event on 09/20/2018 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    IRC 469 is one of the most confusing sections in the IRC. In this presentation, we will take an in-depth dive into IRC 469 going into the complexities of the section. We will discuss items such as self-rentals, grouping elections, and other miscellaneous issues. We will also look at different tax planning strategies with passive losses that can help clients out.

  • Client Strategies after the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

    Contains 4 Component(s), 2.00 credits offered Includes a Live Event on 09/25/2018 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act greatly affects the business world and individual taxpayers. There are now significant planning opportunities in using the new qualified business income deduction. There are also important business tax changes in regards to depreciation, business deductions, like-kind exchanges, and AMT.

  • The Fundamentals of Tax Litigation

    Contains 4 Component(s), 2.00 credits offered Includes a Live Event on 10/17/2018 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    After an audit or collection case, taxpayers may find they want to challenge the IRS in court. Taxpayers have options for filing suit depending on whether they want to challenge before or after paying the tax. The presenter will discuss the various forums for litigating tax disputes, with a focus on the U.S. Tax Court. Topics to be covered include the structure of the U.S. Tax Court, the court’s role in adjudicating tax disputes, and strategies to help win your case in court.

  • Using Form 1040 as a Financial Planning Tool

    Contains 4 Component(s), 2.00 credits offered Includes a Live Event on 10/23/2018 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

    A client’s completed Form 1040 is the single most important financial document available to assist a financial planner in understanding a client’s current financial situation. In addition to any other attached forms or schedules, the 1040 shows the details of all income sources, number of dependents, marital status, and contributions and withdrawals from IRAs and qualified plans.

  • Cyber Security for Tax Professionals

    Contains 4 Component(s), 2.00 credits offered Includes a Live Event on 11/08/2018 at 2:00 PM (EST)

    Tax professionals are becoming a frequent target for hackers and other cyber criminals. This course will cover the most common forms of cybercrime, including corporate account takeover, identify theft, data theft, and ransomware. The presenter will discuss steps that professionals can take to mitigate the risk of cyber-attacks. The attendees will also learn about the ethical duties that tax practitioners have with respect to protecting client data.

  • So I Missed an Election…Now What?

    Contains 4 Component(s), 2.00 credits offered Includes a Live Event on 11/15/2018 at 2:00 PM (EST)

    Tax professionals are becoming a frequent target for hackers and other cyber criminals. This course will cover the most common forms of cybercrime, including corporate account takeover, identify theft, data theft, and ransomware. The presenter will discuss steps that professionals can take to mitigate the risk of cyber-attacks. The attendees will also learn about the ethical duties that tax practitioners have with respect to protecting client data.

  • Creating a Tax-Efficient Retirement Portfolio

    Contains 4 Component(s), 2.00 credits offered Includes a Live Event on 12/04/2018 at 2:00 PM (EST)

    Most withdrawals from qualified plans, traditional IRAs, SEP-IRAs, and SIMPLE plans are taxed as ordinary income, so that a lot of retirement distributions equal large income due to the ordinary income tax treatment of these withdrawals.

On Demand ConnectED Webinars

  • Gift and Estate Planning

    Contains 7 Component(s), 2.00 credits offered Recorded On: 11/09/2017

    This webinar introduces the concept of the unified transfer tax system (gift and estate taxes) and planning techniques to minimize the costs of property transfers during lifetime and at death. IRS CE: 2 Hours/Federal Tax Law NASBA CE: 2 Hours/Taxes

  • International Tax Issues for Businesses

    Contains 7 Component(s), 2.00 credits offered

    The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of the major tax issues that affect small businesses conducting business in foreign countries. IRS CE: 2 Hours/Federal Tax Law NASBA CE: 2 Hours/Taxes

  • 2016 Entitlements Review and Update

    Contains 7 Component(s), 2.00 credits offered

    Clients believe that their accountants and tax preparers are walking encyclopedias of knowledge. Although most tax professionals have mastered tax issues, they may be confused by some of the more challenging provisions of Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. This unique course was designed to provide a working knowledge of the basics, planning strategies, and recent developments in these three critical government entitlements. IRS CE: 2 Hours/Federal Tax Law NASBA CE: 2 Hours/Taxes

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NSA is approved by NASBA, the IRS, ACAT, and CTEC as a provider of continuing professional education.

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The National Society of Accountants is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.

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NSA has been approved by the California Tax Education Council to offer the above courses to go towards the annual "continuing education" requirement imposed by the state of California. A listing of additional requirements to register as a tax preparer may be obtained by contacting CTEC at P.O. Box 2890, Sacramento, CA, 95812-2890, by phone at (877) 850-2832, or on the Internet at www.ctec.com.