Upcoming Seminars

February 4, 2015 Online

Join CALT for The Scoop! The Scoop is a live 30 minute session that is held twice a month, briefing you on current hot issues, recent court cases and new IRS procedures.

To register:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/rt/6051053754922735106

This webinar occurs several times. Please register for the date and time that works best for you. 

 


May 26, 2015 Online

An up-to-date list including descriptions of each webinar, as well as registration, will be available soon.

For 2015, CALT will be offering webinars on a variety of issues which will enhance your practice and address questions about new issues as well as those issues where IRS is placing emphasis. The classes are convenient in that there is a wide variety of procedural and tax topics as well as a span of dates to choose from, and you can attend right from your desk.  All classes are conducted from Noon-1 PM (Central Time) and all offer one hour of Continuing Professional Education.  

  • Each webinar is $35 and approved for 1 hour of CPE.
  • Registration fee is non-refundable.
  • All webinars will take place from Noon – 1 PM (Central Time).
  • These courses provide continuing education for enrolled agents, other tax return preparers and CPAs (CPAs outside the state of Iowa must read the rules and regulations of their state board of accountancy).
  • Please note:  dates are subject to change 

June 11, 2015 to June 12, 2015 Findley Lake, New York

2015 Summer Seminar on Farm Income Tax, Estate and Business Planning

This seminar is designed to provide attendees with a comprehensive and practical understanding of major agricultural tax, estate and business planning issues. In addition, the speakers are open to questions and responses from the attendees. It is an excellent opportunity for tax practitioners (CPAs, tax preparers, accountants), lawyers, certified financial planners and agribusiness professionals to update their knowledge of tax, business and legal matters related to agriculture and farm business activities.

Registration will be available in February 2015.

Questions: If you have questions or need further information, please contact Tiffany Kayser at 515-294-5217 or tlkayser@iastate.edu


June 18, 2015 to June 19, 2015 Spearfish, South Dakota

2015 Summer Seminar on Farm Income Tax, Estate and Business Planning

This seminar is designed to provide attendees with a comprehensive and practical understanding of major agricultural tax, estate and business planning issues. In addition, the speakers are open to questions and responses from the attendees. It is an excellent opportunity for tax practitioners (CPAs, tax preparers, accountants), lawyers, certified financial planners and agribusiness professionals to update their knowledge of tax, business and legal matters related to agriculture and farm business activities.

Registration will be available in February 2015.

Questions: If you have questions or need further information, please contact Tiffany Kayser at the Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation (CALT) at 515-294-5217 or tlkayser@iastate.edu


July 30, 2015 to July 31, 2015 Lake Tahoe, California

2015 Summer Seminar on Farm Income Tax, Estate and Business Planning

This seminar is designed to provide attendees with a comprehensive and practical understanding of major agricultural tax, estate and business planning issues. In addition, the speakers are open to questions and responses from the attendees. It is an excellent opportunity for tax practitioners (CPAs, tax preparers, accountants), lawyers, certified financial planners and agribusiness professionals to update their knowledge of tax, business and legal matters related to agriculture and farm business activities.

The two-day seminar will be held at Resort at Squaw Creek (http://www.squawcreek.com/).

Registration will be available in February 2015.


September 17, 2015 to September 18, 2015 Ames, Iowa

Mark your calendars and join us for our annual 2015 September Seminars!  The Agricultural Law Seminar will be on September 17, 2015 and the Farm Estate and Business Planning Seminar will be on September 18, 2015.  

More information will be available in the upcoming months!


November 9, 2015 to December 15, 2015 8 Locations in Iowa and Online Webinar

The Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation at Iowa State University invites you to attend the Annual Farm and Urban Income Tax School.  The program is intended for tax professionals and is designed to provide up-to-date training on current tax law and regulations.  The program is taught entirely by our experts on teaching teams, will review recent cases and rulings and key legislation, provide an in-depth review and analysis of a number of tax topics, and cover newly enacted IRS regulations and procedures important to tax practitioners. The program stresses practical information to facilitate the filing of individual and small business returns, in addition to individual, small business, farm returns.  Registration for the Tax Schools will be available in July of 2015. 

Nov. 9-10 – Waterloo
Nov. 10-11 – Sheldon
Nov. 11-12 – Red Oak
Nov. 12-13 – Ottumwa
Nov. 16-17 – Mason City
Nov. 23-24 – Maquoketa
Dec. 7-8 – Denison
Dec. 14-15 – Ames
Dec. 14-15 – Live Webinar


December 17, 2015 to December 22, 2015 Online

Ethics Part 1: Review of the Circular 230 and the Standards of Practice.  Part 1 will cover an overview of the Circular 230 and the first part of the key elements. Publication Cir 230 will need to be download for this class. 

Ethics Part 2: Review of the Circular 230 and the Standards of Practice.  Part 2 will cover  the remaining sections of the Circular 230 including disciplinary actions. Publication Cir 230 will need to be download for this class.  

  • Registration will be available September 1, 2015
  • Each webinar is $35 and approved for 1 hour of CPE.
  • Registration fee is non-refundable.
  • These courses provide continuing education for enrolled agents, other tax return preparers and CPAs (CPAs outside the state of Iowa must read the rules and regulations of their state board of accountancy).

Webinar Schedule

  • Thursday, December 17
    • Ethics Part 1: 11 AM - 12 PM
    • Ethics Part 2: 12:30 - 1:30 PM
  • Friday, December 18
    • Ethics Part 1: 11 AM - 12 PM
    • Ethics Part 2: 12:30 - 1:30 PM
  • Monday, December 21
    • Ethics Part 1: 11 AM - 12 PM
    • Ethics Part 2: 12:30 - 1:30 PM
  • Tuesday, December 22
    • Ethics Part 1: 11 AM - 12 PM
    • Ethics Part 2: 12:30 - 1:30 PM

December 17, 2015 Online
Co-sponsored with the Iowa State Bar Association.  
 
Thursday, December 17 from Noon to 1:40 PM
 
Continuing Education: This ethics webinar qualifies Iowa attorneys (CLEs) for 1.5 hour of ethics credit (90 minutes).
 
This webinar will address some of the most common ethical issues that arise in the representation of clients during the estate and/or business planning process in addition to income tax planning. Included in the discussion will be coverage of the Model Rules as applied in this context. Also addressed will be defenses to malpractice claims, common areas of liability, the special issues that arise concerning the representation of older or infirm clients, and the marketing of estate planning services.
 

CALT does not provide legal advice. Any information provided on this website is not intended to be a substitute for legal services from a competent professional. CALT's work is supported by fee-based seminars and generous private gifts. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in the material contained on this website do not necessarily reflect the views of Iowa State University.

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