Overview of 2012 Income Tax Law Changes
Target Audience: CPAs, EAs, RTRPs
Field of Study: Taxation (NASBA); Federal Tax Update (IRS)
Seminar Level: Beginner
IRS COMMUNICATIONS AND LIAISON 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.
DISCLAIMER: THIS SEMINAR WAS FILMED IN Atlanta, georgia, ON JULY 10, 2012, AND THE INFORMATION WAS CORRECT AT THE TIME OF RECORDING.
The Wage and Investment operating division delivered this seminar at the IRS Nationwide Tax Forum in July 2012.
Learn about the major income tax law changes for 2012 and how they will affect tax forms and publications.
By the end of this presentation you will:
- Be reminded of education-related credits, long-term capital gains and dividend tax rate changes, and the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act and debt cancellation
- Learn about the newest policies, credits, and forms affecting preparers and taxpayers
- Receive an overview of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, the definition of a “specified foreign financial asset,” and the failure-to-file penalties
- Be aware of expired tax benefits, as well as some non-refundable credits which can no longer be applied against Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)
No prerequisites or advanced preparation are required for this seminar.