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Income Tax School

2016 Course Details

Topics Covered in the 2016 Workbook

The "2016 National Income Tax Workbook," published by the Land Grant University Tax Education Foundation) complies with requirements outlined in IRS Circular 230 for CE providers by including three hours of Federal Tax Law update, two hours of ethics and ten hours of other tax law provisions.

The workbook is a key component of the tax schools, and focuses on the practical, problem-oriented approach by providing examples and completed forms. Even though many of the workbook's chapter titles remain the same each year, the information changes in emphasis to reflect new law or to focus on different parts of the IRS Tax code that are important in that area; for example:

  • New and Expiring Legislation
  • Rulings and Cases
  • Business Issues
  • Individual Issues
  • IRS Issues
  • IRS Penalties and Defense
  • Ag Issues
  • Ethics
  • Death of a Taxpayer
  • Retirement
  • Business Entities
  • Taxation of Foreign Income
  • ACA - Individual Complexities
  • DPAD
  • Vt. Dept of Taxes
This year's instructors include:
  • Seth Anderson, EA
  • Patti Bisson, EA
  • Nick Bullock, EA
  • Jeff Fothergill, CPA
  • Paul Hennessey
  • Joan Holloway, CPA, CMA
  • Kim Loewer, EA
  • Stephanie Machia, EA
  • Joe McCarthy, IRS, CPA
  • Ed Murphy, CPA
  • John Scheer, CPA
  • Claude Schwesig, CPA, B. Comm
  • Christine Speidel, Atty.
  • Arlon Warner, EA
  • Vermont Department of Taxes
Question & Answer/Workshop Facilitators:
  • Maura Breslin, EA
  • Molly Bucci, Esq.
  • Kirk Clarke, JD
  • Lissa Robart, MBA
  • Mike Moloney, EA

Each year we have representatives from the IRS present for at least one hour of IRS issues, and representatives from the Vermont Department of Taxes will also present one hour of Vermont income tax issues.

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