Upcoming Seminars

September 9, 2015 to September 24, 2015 Online

To register: https://goo.gl/X8iLmn

(registration ends at 10:30 AM CST on the day of the scheduled webinar)  

Join us during the month of September for the following continuing education webinars:

  • Sept. 9 - S-Corporation Tax Issues - Noon to 1 pm (CST) – 1 hour of CPE
  • Sept. 10 - Farm Expenses Overview - Noon to 1 pm (CST) – 1 hour of CPE
  • Sept. 15 - S-Corp K-1 Preparation - Noon to 1 pm (CST) – 1 hour of CPE
  • Sept. 22 - Health Savings Accounts - Noon to 1 pm (CST) – 1 hour of CPE
  • Sept. 23 - Farm Income A-Z - Noon to 1 pm (CST) – 1 hour of CPE
  • Sept. 24 - Charitable Contributions Recordkeeping Pitfalls - Noon to 1 pm (CST) – 1 hour of CPE            

Who should attend: enrolled agents, other tax return preparers, CPAs


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.  

=> To Register:


September 23, 2015 Online

Join CALT for The Scoop! The Scoop is a live 60 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. 

Upcoming Scoops:

  • All Scoops are usually on Wednesdays from 8 to 9 AM central time
  • September 23, 2015
  • October 21, 2015
  • October 28, 2015

October 19, 2015 to October 23, 2015 Online

Save these Dates for the Affordable Care Act Week at CALT!

These ACA webinars will help you navigate and be prepared for the 2016 tax filing season. All new examples and tips to keep up with the complex maze of new regulations impacting your clients! Throughout each session Forms will be reviewed based on the topic of the day.   The full series of classes will build on current knowledge as well as expand into other more complex issues you may face in your practice. Time for questions will be available at each seminar.  

To register: https://goo.gl/RnW5nG

Special Discount!! (must be pre-registered for all 5 classes):  $200 (7 hours of CPE)

  • The Marketplace and Affordability: October 19, 2015 - Noon to 1 pm (CST) – 1 hour of CPE
  • Exemptions and Shared Responsibility Payment: October 20, 2015 - Noon to 1 pm (CST) – 1 hour of CPE
  • Premium Tax Credit: October 21, 2015 - Noon to 1 pm (CST) – 1 hour of CPE
  • Shared Allocations: October 22, 2015 – Noon to 2 pm (CST) – 2 hours of CPE
  • Employer Issues and Cadillac Tax: October 23, 2015 – Noon to 2 pm (CST) – 2 hours of CPE

October 26, 2015 to October 30, 2015 Online

CALT's Repair Regulation Webinars (October 26 - October 30, 2015) will help you navigate and be prepared for the 2016 tax filing season. All new examples and tips to keep up with the complex maze of new regulations impacting your clients! Throughout each session forms will be reviewed based on the topic of the day. The full series of classes will build on current knowledge as well as expand into other more complex issues you may face in your practice. Time for questions will be available at each seminar. Course Topics include: Betterments; Buildings: Restoration; Buildings: Adaptation; Dispositions; Other Remaining Issues of Importance

All seminars will be conducted from Noon – 1:00 Central Time and at a cost of $35.00 each for one hour of CPE

A special rate of $150.00 will be available if you register for all five webinars, a savings of $25.00 (5 hours of CPE). Otherwise the cost will be $35.00 each if you are only interested in certain aspects.

To Register: https://goo.gl/Hs2lg9

(registration ends at 10:30 AM CST on the day of the scheduled webinar)


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

Registration is now available:

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. 

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.  

  • To register: https://goo.gl/8UqZfc
  • 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.  And qualifies Kansas attorneys (CLEs) for 2.0 hours of ethics credit.  (Total of 100 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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