Upcoming Seminars

November 13, 2014 to December 16, 2014 8 Locations in Iowa

To register: https://www.calt.iastate.edu/2014-registration-farm-and-urban-income-tax-schools 

Download the brochure: 2014 Tax School Brochure.pdf

The program is intended for tax professionals and is designed to provide up-to-date training on current tax law and regulations. This year’s program, 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 areas, and cover newly enacted regulations and procedures critical to tax practitioners. The program stresses practical information to facilitate the filing of individual and small business returns, in addition to farm returns.

2014 Tax Schools - Dates and Locations

  • Waterloo: Oct. 28-29
  • Maquoketa: Oct. 30-31
  • Sheldon: Nov. 10-11
  • Red Oak: Nov. 11-12
  • Ottumwa: Nov. 13-14
  • Mason City: Nov. 17-18
  • Denison: Dec. 8-9
  • Ames: Dec. 15-16

 


December 10, 2014 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/3854596754403155457

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

 


December 10, 2014 Perry, Iowa

ISU Extension in Dallas County has partnered with Carnegie Library Museum in Perry to bring Farm Succession: Determining Your Legacy

  • Wednesday, December 10 from 9:30 AM - 3 PM
  • Cost is $15 in advance and $20 at the door (includes lunch at the Hotel Pattee)
  • This unique event will have two main parts. 
    • The first will include “Map of My Kingdom”, a play written by Distinguished Iowa State University Professor and Iowa’s Poet Laureate, Mary Swander. This drama depicts the struggles and triumphs of land transfer—the successes and the unfortunate, dissolved relationships. 
    • The second part of the day will be a lecture/discussion led by David Baker, ISU Extension Farm Transition Specialist about the constraints, strategies and Extension resources pertaining to succession. 
    • To learn more, download this flyer: Farm Succession Flyer.pdf
    • Or click on this link: http://www.extension.iastate.edu/dallas/news/farm-succession-determining-your-legacy

December 11, 2014 to December 19, 2014 Online

These courses provide continuing education for enrolled agents, other tax return preparers and Iowa CPAs (CPAs outside the state of Iowa must read the rules and regulations of their state board of accountancy).

These webinars are a review of the Circular 230 and the Standards of Practice (Please download Pub Cir. 230 for this classes: http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/pcir230.pdf)

  • Part 1 will cover an overview of the Circular 230 and the first part of the key elements. 
  • Part 2 will cover the remaining sections of the Circular 230 including disciplinary actions.

To register: click here

 


December 18, 2014 Online
To register: please click here
 
Co-sponsored with the Iowa State Bar Association.  
 
Thursday, December 18 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.
 

January 5, 2015 to September 24, 2015 Online

Registration now available for January 2015 Webinars!

Click here to register: http://goo.gl/2EBZhl

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 (for the May-September webinars)

January 9, 2015 Online

Joint Jim McNulty for a tax season update to prepare yourself for the 2015 tax season.  Find out what Iowa laws couple with Federal and learn about what is new and on the horizon with Iowa Tax Law.

This seminar is free and no CPE will be offered. 

To register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/181832097626275073


January 13, 2015 Online

Get ready for the 2015 Tax Season, review the form changes, procedures and other issues you will need to know about for a successful season.  This seminar will discuss the issues bases on the start of the e-file season and issues, if necessary, if we have a late filing season start.  ACA tips and other issues to help make the season run smooth will also be discussed. 

This seminar is free and no CPE will be offered. 

To register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3562609351199959810


January 15, 2015 Online

Prepare yourself for the 2015 tax season. Get you and your staff up to date on EITC Due Diligence requirements, Form 8867 and the worksheets necessary to prepare a correct and complete return.  We will also discuss the IRS EITC Due Diligence program and preparation for the EITC IRS visit.

This seminar is free, and no CPE will be offered. 

To register: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/295710715937100289


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

2015 Summer Seminar on Farm Income Tax, Estate and Business Planning, June 11-12, 2015

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 Peek'n Peak Resort and Spa (http://www.pknpk.com/).

More information will be available in January of 2015.


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

2015 Summer Seminar on Farm Income Tax, Estate and Business Planning, June 18-19, 2015

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 the Holiday Inn (Spearfish Convention Center)

More information will be available in January of 2015.


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

2015 Summer Seminar on Farm Income Tax, Estate and Business Planning, July 30-31, 2015

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/).

More information will be available in January of 2015.


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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