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The Complete Guide to the Preparation for Form 1041 WEBCAST


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Member Price $189.00

Non-Member Price $219.00


Tax compliance issues for fiduciary entities are sometimes confusing to practitioners due to the fact that many lack experience in this area. This course provides the practitioner with a practical understanding of the issues involved in preparing the U.S. Income Tax Return for Estates and Trusts (Form 1041), including a Line-by-Line presentation of the form. The practitioner will have a better understanding of entities and the basics of Subchapter J of the Internal Revenue Code. Understanding these areas will allow the practitioner to start their understanding of tax compliance in preparing the U.S. Income Tax Return for Estates and Trusts (Form 1041).


How to prepare a Form 1041. Understanding of distributable net income (DNI). Understanding of income in respect of a decedent (IRD). Line-by-line instruction. Specific issues regarding a decedent’s estate. Specific issues regarding a trust. Classification of trust entities. Understanding various fiduciary issues. Understanding the basics of Subchapter J of the Internal Revenue Code.



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CPAs, EAs, attorneys, and other tax professionals.


Prepare the U.S. Income Tax Return for Estates and Trusts (Form 1041). List the basic issues of estates and trusts and discuss Subchapter J of the Internal Revenue Code.






Leader Bios

Arthur Werner, Shareholder, Werner-Rocca Seminars Ltd

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.

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Non-Member Price $219.00

Member Price $189.00