Hottest Tax Topics for 2019

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This course is 8.00 credits
Robert Thelen
Facility Name
Crowne Plaza Natick The Verve
Facility Address
1360 Worcester St
Natick, MA 01760-1514
Field of Study
Course Level
American Institute of CPAs


Robert Thelen

Mr. Thelen, CPA was president, CEO and sole shareholder of a financial services company from 1992 through 2008. The company was heavily involved with income tax returns, payroll preparation and reporting, pension plan administration and compliance, retirement and individual financial planning, life, health and property/casualty insurance planning and sales, and representing clients before taxing agencies. Before that he was a manager in the tax department of a large regional CPA firm. He started his professional career as a Revenue Officer and then a Tax Auditor with the Internal Revenue Service from 1980 through 1989. Bob holds a Masters of Pastoral Ministry from Saint John’s University School of Theology. He received his Bachelors of Arts degree from Metropolitan State University. Bob is also the current Mayor of Cold Spring, MN. He is a member of the MNCPA and the AICPA.
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Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019
8:45am – 4:30pm

Two things you can count on are important new tax developments and economic, social, and demographic trends that turn out to have important tax implications. This course, newly authored by Margaret F. Suralik, CPA/ABV, ASA, explores the hottest tax planning topics that will impact you and your clients. These are areas of income taxation that can change every year and affect many of your clients. Learn how to better advise your clients by offering them the latest tax saving strategies. Course materials include the impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) tax reform law.

This seminar qualifies for the Workforce Training Express Fund program. The course code for this program is 1121341  Click here for more details:

Designed For

All practitioners

Course Objectives

Learning Objectives When you complete this course you will be able to: 

  •  Identify how to advise clients on recent tax law changes, tax developments, and tax issues affected by societal and economic trends. 
  •  Recognize new tax planning opportunities as a result of the latest tax law legislation.

Major Subjects

Topics Discussed ? Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Impact on individual taxpayers ? Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Impact on businesses ? Section 199A Qualified Business Income deduction ? Court decision tax developments ? Qualified research credit ? Cancellation of debt ? Section 179 and bonus depreciation ? Tax advantaged savings accounts ? Tax benefits for education ? Tax preparer penalties ? Hot tax planning strategies for individuals and small businesses ? Roth IRA, IRA, and retirement plan options ? And much more!


Basic understanding of individual and business taxation


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