The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: A Guide to the Most Sweeping Tax Reform in Over 30 Years

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This course is 4.00 credits
Facility Name
Four Points by Sheraton Norwood
Facility Address
1125 Boston Providence Tpke
PO Box 9102
Norwood, MA 02062-5001
Fields of Study
Accounting, Tax
Course Level

Registration Fees

MSCPA Member
AICPA Member
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Thursday, Feb 1, 2018
1:00pm – 4:30pm

With the passage of the GOP tax bill by Congress on December 20, the long road to tax reform has brought us the largest overhaul to the tax code since 1986. The widespread changes effect many aspects of individual and business taxes, beginning in 2018, and your clients will be coming to you with a myriad of concerns and planning questions. Don't get caught off guard. This 4-hour seminar will get you up to speed on all of the critical aspects of the new law and prepare you to effectively advise both your individual and business clients.

Designed For

Tax practitioners seeking to understand the new tax legislation and how it impacts their clients.

Course Objectives

Understand and apply the categorical changes in the tax lat brought about by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Major Subjects

Major Subjects include:

  • Reduction in individual and corporate tax rates
  • Taxation of pass-through entities
  • Deduction of home mortgage interests
  • State and local tax deductions
  • New alimony rules
  • Repeal of the new Obamacare individual mandate
  • Standard deduction and itemized deductions
  • Child tax credit
  • Use of §529 accounts
  • Survival of personal AMT and repeal of corporate AMT
  • Estate and gift tax
  • New limitations on business losses
  • New depreciation rules and §179 expensing
  • Business Interest
  • Modification of NOL rules
  • New credit for employer-paid family and medical leave
  • Reparation of foreign funds


Experience with individual and business clients

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