Becoming a Tax Ninja: Accounting Methods Part 1 WEBCAST

Monday, November 1 9:30am - 11:30am PDT

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This is a hands-on approach to unleashing large deductions for your clients, and helping your clients avoid significant tax risks before they mushroom into major tax issues. Buried deep in the Internal Revenue Code are the mysteries of accounting methods. These have traditionally been to exclusive province of only large accounting firms; you can bring this critical tax tool to your clients. We’ll cover the big issues, and how to make these changes with hand-on, real-life examples and filled-out Forms 3115.


Accounting method rules and the statute of limitations. Taxable years that must be used by entities like S corps, partnership, trusts and estate. The “four-year” spread for “positive” accounting method adjustments. Distinguishing between elections and accounting method changes.



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CPAs and tax practitioners.


Learn whether the accounting method rules override the statute of limitations. Compute the “four-year” spread for “positive” accounting method adjustments. Identify “automatic” accounting method changes. Compute section 481(a) adjustments.







George Koutelieris

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George Koutelieris, CPA, is a shareholder with the firm Johnson & Shute P.S. He subsequently received his Master’s in Taxation from Golden Gate University graduating with Highest Honors in 2010 and being awarded the Outstanding Graduate Tax Student Award for the Seattle campus of Golden Gate. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at Golden Gate University teaching various tax courses. George’s practice includes planning and consulting on complex transactions including formations, liquidations, mergers and acquisitions, purchase and sales, multi-state and international tax for closely held businesses and their owners. In addition, George provides compliance and representation services before the IRS and various state taxing agencies for clients. George is also an active speaker on various tax topics, having presented in the past for Golden Gate University, the Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Oregon Society of Certified Public Accountants. George Koutelieris and Greg White are available to teach in-house courses in tandem for company CPE needs.

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Non-Member Price $94.00

Member Price $79.00