• Course Information

    Title: Travel, Entertainment, and Auto - Tax Rules
    Category: Taxation
    Field of Study: Taxes
    Course Code: T013-0127
    CPE Credits: 16.0
    Price: $99.95
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Description

Description:
Updating practitioners on current developments, this core program examines and explains the practical aspects of travel and entertainment deductions. Fundamentals are reviewed and planning opportunities identified. Creative strategies are discussed and evaluated along with traditional approaches. Taxpayers are once again looking to their tax professional for guidance and planning related to travel and entertainment expenses. The goal of this course is to understand and solve problems. Participants will learn to master the proper administration of these complex and often cumbersome provisions in an entertaining format.

Delivery Method: Online Interactive Self Study

Level: Overview

Prerequisites: General understanding of federal income taxation.

Advanced Preparation: None

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Course Details

Author: Danny Santucci

Category: Taxation

Field of Study: Taxes

Passing Score: 70%

Publication Date: 04/04/2017

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Objectives

Objectives:
Chapter 1: Travel Expenses

1. Determine the difference between transportation and business travel under section 162 by identifying types of business travel expenses and the deduction & amortization requirements of section 165 and section 195.
2. Specify deductible travel costs to find a new job, identify investor travel expenses, and determine deductible transportation.
3. Identify the business purpose requirement noting the complications of mixed business and personal travel noting the costs at a destination.
4. Recognize the IRS's and Circuit Courts' definition of "tax home", identify when a taxpayer lacks a tax home, and specify the "away from home" requirement including the sleep and rest rule.
5. Identify temporary and indefinite job assignments recognizing the critical factor in distinguishing the two job assignments.

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Profession

NASBA: Yes

QAS: Yes

CPA: Suitable for all CPAs

IRS: Enrolled Agents Program Number 263UK-T-00103-14-S

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