Preparing Individual Tax Returns for New Staff and Para-Professionals- (VALUE PRICED FOR TAX SEASON PREPARATION) CORALVILLEMore Courses
PITR-IC | In Person Training | All Levels | Scheduled
- IMPORTANT: ISCPA CPE course manuals are now all paperless. No printed copies will be distributed onsite. eMaterials will be available to download 5-7 days prior to the course in the My CPE Tracker section of the ISCPA website. Learn more here.
- This program has been approved for 8 hours of IRS CE credit for Enrolled Agents (EA) and Registered Tax Return Preparers (RTRP) with PTIN numbers. Please complete and return the request form prior to the program if you are an EA or RTRP and would like to receive IRS CE credit.
Fields of Interest
New staff and para-professionals who prepare individual returns
To train new staff accountants, data processing employees, para-professionals and bookkeepers to prepare a complicated federal individual income tax return.
- Preparation of various Form 1040 individual tax returns and schedules; provided answers include “filled-in” forms
- Taking initiative in difficult assignments; can you deliver the QBI message? Full coverage of §199A qualified business income, its calculation, limitations, and examples
- Malodorous Form 8867 – Changes again this year!
- Dividends and interest – Ordinary, return of capital, and capital gain distribution dividends; tax-exempt interest, original issue discount, etc.
- Security transactions – From Form 1099-B to Form 8949 to Schedule D, plus mutual fund sales and related basis issues
Self-employed person issues
- Schedule C deductions including depreciation
- Sale and exchange of property – Understanding Form 4797 and depreciation recapture; capital gains
- A working understanding of passive losses – How to handle rental property and how the passive loss rules flow to the tax forms
- Itemized deductions – A thorough understanding of what’s deductible and what’s not
- Interest deductions – Limitations and timing problems
- Retirement contributions and education credits and deductions
- Tax computations – The Kiddie Tax, AMT, regular tax, tax credits
- Individual problems illustrated by form preparation for various items, with numerous “practice tips”
- Impact of recent legislation and forms changes on the 1040
Dennis P. Benvie
Dennis P. Benvie is a managing member of Surgent CPE In addition to instructing continuing professional education seminars for 27 years, he also writes, edits, and/or updates many Surgent McCoy publications. He consistently receives high evaluations for knowledge and presentation skills, and has been recognized as The Outstanding Discussion Leader of the Year, awarded by the state of Indiana. Prior to becoming a member partner of Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC, Dennis spent 15 years as a partner with a local Cincinnati CPA firm. He has 30+ years of public accounting experience specializing in tax, accounting, and management advisory for closely held businesses and individuals. His background also includes association with a tax attorney's office and instructing accounting classes as adjunct accounting faculty of local state universities. Mr. Benvie is a graduate of Miami (Ohio) University, degree in Accountancy, and has also earned a Masters of Science in Taxation degree from the University of Cincinnati.