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The Best and Worst of Property Tax Administration
  • Webinar
  •  Aug 29 '19, 14:00 EDT
  •  1.2 CPE, 1.0 CLE, 1.0 General COA,

During this webinar, we will discuss the findings of the COST-IPTI report on the best and worst of international property tax administration, with a primary focus on state and local issues in the U.S. It will cover the highest and lowest ranking jurisdictions in fundamental property tax administration subjects, pain points for both taxpayers and tax administrators, and key takeaways for businesses and taxing authorities.

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Advanced Planning Presents: Planning with Life Insurance -- A Unique and Flexible Asset
  • Webinar
  •  Oct 17 '19, 13:00 EDT
  •  1.2 CPE, 1.0 General COA, 1.0 CFP, 1.0 CLE

Northwestern Mutual invites you to participate in a live webinar from its Advanced Planning team on planning with life insurance. Life insurance has many nuances when it comes to tax treatment. Generally, life insurance growth grows tax deferred, it allows tax-favored withdrawals, and death benefit is income tax free. There are also many special issues that arise such as section 1035 exchanges, valuation of life insurance policies when they’re transferred, and accelerated care benefit riders that allow death benefit to be accessed to pay for long-term care expenses. Additionally, the 2017 tax law impacted how life insurance sales are reported for tax purposes. Hear from our experts about the opportunities life insurance provides and the traps that can be avoided through careful planning.

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Cyber Crisis: How to Respond to a Payroll Breach
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 RCH

A key attribute of the payroll profession is the ability to secure employee and company data. Those payroll obligations are increasingly under attack as cybercriminals develop new ways to dupe the unsuspecting into giving up private information or redirecting payroll funds.

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Unpacking the Challenges of State Tax Depreciation
  • On-demand
  •  1.2 CPE, 1.0 General COA

As tax practitioners, we sometimes wish states would all follow the federal treatment when it comes to calculating taxable income. But alas, states have a choice to conform or not conform to the Internal Revenue Code, and the result is added complexity. In the area of fixed assets, state non-conformity isn’t as simple as “bonus/no-bonus”, and practitioners need to be aware of the various (and sometimes downright strange) treatment of fixed assets depreciation across the 50 states. Join Bloomberg Tax & Accounting for an in-depth dive into the treatment of fixed assets depreciation at the state level.

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Update on Opportunity Zones
  • On-demand
  •  1.2 CPE, 1.0 General COA, 1.2 CLE

With an estimated $6 trillion of idle capital gains in the economy and plenty of potentially lucrative markets available, opportunity zone funds are poised to become a go-to vehicle for wealthy investors looking for tax-advantaged ways to redeploy capital gains. Professionals who serve investors or investment vehicles must be prepared to guide their clients through the structural and compliance complexities of the law, including the most recent regulatory guidance.

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Lease Accounting Early Learnings and Best Practices
  • On-demand
  •  1.2 CPE, 1.0 General COA

As the most significant change to lease accounting in decades, transitioning to the new lease accounting standard ASC 842 or to IFRS 16, requires users to examine closely at how they maintained and reported their existing lease information in their financial statements. This webinar will look at the specific entries and actions needed to successfully migrate to the new standards with certain adjustments required during the transition.

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The New Form W-4 and Employer Withholding: Simplicity Meets Complexity?
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.0 RCH

July 1 is the deadline to submit comments on the proposed revisions included in the first draft of the 2020 Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate. This webinar aims to offer clarity on what the new draft form and additional withholding calculations mean and what comes next.

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Expert Guidance for Common ASC 842 Challenges
  • On-demand

Watch this webinar to hear how to avoid common compliance pain points. From accounting for lease and non-lease components to appropriately determining commencement dates, our experts will give you practical and technical considerations to help you understand how you can successfully address the new lease accounting standard.

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Tax Planning Opportunities with Section 199A
  • On-demand
  •  1.2 CPE, 1.0 General COA

Join us to learn more about the impact of Section 199A. We’ll go beyond the nuts-and-bolts and delve into ways you can save your clients’ money, while adding additional revenue streams to your own practice.

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State and Local Tax After the 2018 Midterm Election
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.2 CLE

Review the impact of the 2018 midterm elections on state and local tax. 

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Learning From The Bloomberg Tax 2018 State Trust Nexus Survey
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.2 CLE

This webinar covers the results of  Bloomberg Tax's 2018 Trust Nexus Survey and examines broad trends that emerge through the states’ responses.

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What You Should Know About Cryptocurrency and Tax Issues
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.2 CLE

Join us for a look at the current tax and regulatory landscape of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. You'll get a user-friendly overview of the history and underlying technology behind Bitcoin, insights on emerging trends and unresolved issues, and the impact on tax compliance and enforcement.

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What Retailers Should Know About the South Dakota v. Wayfair Ruling and New Sales Tax Laws
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.2 CLE

With Cyber Week on the horizon, ecommerce retailers need to know about the new sales tax laws making their way across the U.S. this year. Because of the Supreme Court’s decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, many retailers are now obligated to register and remit sales tax in many states they’ve never considered. 

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Understanding Unclaimed Property
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.2 CLE

Understand the changing unclaimed property laws, as states continue enforcement efforts and several consider adopting the Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act.

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The Post-Wayfair Nexus World: Recent Developments and Future Activity
  • On-demand
  •  1.0 General COA, 1.2 CLE

Since the Supreme Court’s monumental sales and use tax nexus decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair on June 21, 2018, the anticipated explosion of reaction has not disappointed.

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