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  • Please note: You may also attend this program in-person at The Meadows Events Center in Altoona. Register for in-person attendance HERE.
  • This program has been approved for 8 hours of IRS CE credit for Enrolled Agents (EA) and Other Tax Return Preparers (OTRP) with PTIN numbers. Please complete and return the request form prior to the program if you are an EA or OTRP and would like to receive IRS CE credit.


  • Taxation


Experience in federal tax planning and preparation.

Designed For

CPAs and other business professionals.


To obtain a real-world interpretation of recent federal tax changes, with practical advice on how those developments affect clients' business and personal income taxes.


  • Section 199A, Deduction for Qualified Business Income, its limitations, allowances and the effect of business losses. 
  • The limitation on deducting excess business losses. 
  • When business interest limitations apply and the available options to elect out. 
  • Comparison of the C corporation alternative. 
  • Key federal tax developments and review of IRS pronouncements, treasury regulations, and court cases. 
  • Practical planning tips and illustrations from a practitioner viewpoint. 
  • Important estate and gift, tax exempt, payroll tax, and other federal developments. 
  • Differentiate meals from entertainment to apply deduction limitations. 
  • Trace debt for determining interest expense deductibility. 
  • Determine activities that may be included in qualified business income. 
  • Advise on entity structure to take advantage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. 
  • Evaluate uncertain provisions of tax reform.


No advance preparation necessary.

Your Price: $390.00

This is your base price and does not reflect any additional session fees, optional add-ons, or guest registrations.

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Christopher Hesse

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Christopher W. Hesse, CPA, a tax partner in Minneapolis, has more than 30 years of tax experience in public accounting with regional and national CPA firms, and more than 25 years of speaking and training experience before tax professionals on a variety of update 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 of Tax Advisors Update and Farm Taxation Update. Hesse has spoken at numerous seminars and conferences throughout the country on taxation, agricultural and estate tax topics, and is a past chair of the 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. Hesse also served as chairman of the AICPA S Corporation Technical Resource Panel and currently serves on the AICPA Tax Executive Committee.

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