This program reviews the statutory and regulatory guidance as they relate to fringe benefits. There will be an emphasis on entertainment, meals and business transportation expenses, including qualified employer-provided parking, with a focus on planning opportunities. Recent federal tax legislation, cases and rulings will also be addressed.
Definition of what qualifies as an entertainment expense. Strategies to deduct business entertainment expenses. Deductibility of meals. Situations not subject to the 50% meals and entertainment reduction. How to handle automobile issues related to employer-provided parking. Proper accounting for deductible vs. non-deductible expenditures. The four steps to analyze business expenses. The latest federal legislation, cases and rulings.
Basic working knowledge of fringe benefit expense reporting.
CPAs in public practice and industry seeking the latest developments on reporting entertainment and business transportation expenses.
Apply guidance of the “big picture” of qualified deductible expenses and strategies and guidance on what to do and when to do it.
Steve Dilley is President of Federal Tax Workshops, Inc., East Lansing, Michigan, where for the past 35 years, his organization has prepared continuing professional education materials and presented seminars for accountants and attorneys throughout the United States. He is nationally known for his knowledge of the financial, accounting, and tax problems of the closely held business. He has published numerous articles on these topics.
In addition, Steve is a Professor of Accounting at Michigan State University, East Lansing, where he teaches tax accounting. He was nominated in 2004 for the “Educator of the Year Award” and received the 2005 “Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award” in Michigan. He also received the 2007 MSU Accounting and Information Systems Department Outstanding Teacher Award.
He obtained his PhD in accounting, law degree and an undergraduate accounting degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a member of the Michigan Association of CPAs, Wisconsin Bar Association, The American Accounting Association, AICPA, American Tax Association, and Hawaii Association of Public Accountants.
Non-Member Price $99.00
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