2008 Income Tax Law Changes
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Disclaimer: This seminar was filmed in Orlando, Florida, on August 5, 2008, and the information was correct at the time of recording
The seminar content is no longer current and does not qualify for any continuing education credit. If you started this course prior to archiving, please contact the sponsor office at 202-622-3359 to receive credit upon completion of course.
The objective of this session is to help you learn about the significant income tax law changes for 2008 and how they will affect the filing season.
NOTE: This seminar was presented and recorded prior to the "Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008" (Public Law 110-343) and the "Worker, Retiree, and Employer Recovery Act of 2008" (Public Law 110-458), and therefore are not reflected in this recording.
The new laws revise Slides 20, 37 through 41, and related information. Updated information is available on www.irs.gov, including Highlights of 2008 Tax Law Changes: Tax Breaks Renewed, Recovery Rebate Credit, Homeowner Relief with tax information on the alternative minimum tax, expired tax provisions, and some of the extended tax provisions.
This seminar was presented by Bob Erickson, Senior Technical Advisor, Tax Forms & Publications, Wage and Investment (W&I) Division at the IRS Nationwide Tax Forums in Orlando, FL on August 5, 2008.
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