Tax questions arise when a unique set of facts is examined in light of general rules of tax law. In many instances, the most important questions are by no means obvious. The more experienced the tax adviser, the easier it is to identify and ask the right questions. However, for the beginner, asking the right question is often the most difficult part of tax research. Designed to help you identify and phrase critical tax questions, this CPE course will help you structure your searches and formulate the questions to make your research more effective.
The elusive nature of tax questions, Assessing and applying authority, External communications, Research methodology for tax planning comprehensive examples
When you complete this course you will be able to: Determine the appropriate authority for tax problems. Analyze the evidence you gather regarding your client’s tax situation. Apply the facts from other cases to reach a conclusion about your client’s case. Identify specific ways to communicate your findings to your client. Recall the research methodology that is appropriate to tax planning.
Brian Gosline’s primary practice is in individual, corporate, partnership and estate and gift taxation and planning as well as valuations. Mr. Gosline received his B.B.A. and J.D. degrees from Gonzaga University in Spokane. He is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and Spokane County Bar Association. Mr. Gosline is a C.P.A. and is a Past President of the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants and formerly served on the Board of Directors and as Chairman of numerous WSCPA Committees. He was also a member of Council of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the governing body of the 340,000 member AICPA. Mr. Gosline was President of the Gonzaga University Alumni Board of Directors and a member of the Gonzaga University Board of Regents. He has served as an officer and member of numerous boards of financial institutions, non-profit and charitable organizations and is a Past President of Spokane South Little League. He has spoken before various groups on corporate and individual tax matters as well as estate and gift taxation and has written numerous articles for national and local publications involving various issues of income, estate and gift tax planning. He is an adjunct professor of federal taxation and business law at the Gonzaga University School of Business.
Non-Member Price $205.00
Member Price $155.00