Tax compliance issues in estate and gift taxation are sometimes confusing to practitioners because many lack experiences in this area. This course provides the practitioner with a “hands-on” understanding as to how to prepare both the Federal Form 706 (Estate Tax return) and the Federal Form 709 (Gift Tax return). The participants will be shown how to properly prepare these returns “line-by-line”. Mastering this course will allow the practitioner to gain confidence in preparing these difficult tax returns.
Understanding the basics of Estate and Gift Taxation. Understanding valuation of assets. Understanding what constitutes the “Gross Estate”. Understanding the various deductions (funeral and administrative expenses). Understanding debts Understanding the charitable deduction. Understanding the marital deduction. Understanding the calculation and the various tax credits. Overview of the Federal Form 706. Overview of the Federal Form 709. How to prepare a federal estate tax return (Form 706). How to prepare a federal gift tax return (Form 709). How to comply with “Portability”. Coordination of the various issues involved in the preparation of the decedent’s final federal income tax return (Form 1040). Various postmortem estate planning issues involved in the preparation of the above-mentioned tax returns.
CPAs, EAs, attorneys, and other tax professionals
To provide an overview and guide to understanding Federal Estate and Gift Taxation so that a practitioner will able to successfully prepare Internal Revenue Service Forms 706 and 709. To provide a line-by-line understanding of the tax compliance issues in preparing the Federal Forms 706 and 709 so that the practitioner will able to successfully add this compliance are to their practice.
4.94 stars out of 5 - speaker rating for 2019
“Art Werner is a great speaker. Smart and entertaining.”
“Very well done! [Art Werner is] engaging and answered questions.”
“Great use of examples [by Art Werner], made the day fly by.” - past attendees
Art Werner is currently a shareholder in and is the President of the lecture firm Werner - Rocca Seminars, Ltd. Mr. Werner’s areas of expertise include business, tax, financial, and estate planning for high net worth individuals.
In addition, Mr. Werner is an adjunct professor of taxation in the Master of Science in Taxation program at the Philadelphia University located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Mr. Werner received his B.S. in Accounting and his M.S. in Taxation from Widener University. He holds a J.D. in Law from the Delaware Law School.
Mr. Werner lectures extensively in the areas of Estate Planning, Financial Planning, and Estate and Gift Taxation to Certified Public Accountants, Enrolled Agents, Insurance Agents, and Financial Planners, and has presented well in excess of 2,000 eight-hour seminars over the past 20 years. Over the past 20 years, Mr. Werner was rated as having the highest speaker knowledge in his home state of Pennsylvania by the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, was awarded the AICPA Outstanding Discussion Leader Award in the State of Nevada, the Florida Institute of CPAs Outstanding Discussion Leader Award, and the South Carolina Association of CPAs Outstanding Discussion Leader Award.
Non-Member Price $219.00
Member Price $189.00