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    Las Vegas, NV Grand Event 16 CPE
    Date: January 7 - 8, 2019
    Location: The Orleans Hotel & Casino
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    LOVE CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
    The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil
    Journey through the '60s and most importantly, The Beatles.
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    BLUE MAN GROUP AT LUXOR
    The avant-garde Blue Man Group
    A wild and percussion-driven experience.
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    THE RAT PACK IS BACK!
    Featuring, "Fly Me to the Moon" and "That's Amore,"
    The Rat Pack is Back!

Grand Event

Grand Event Las Vegas, NV

Instructor: Paul La Monaca, CPA, MST

The Las Vegas Strip is synonymous with vacation fun. You can shop to your heart’s content at the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace or the Fashion Show Mall, splurge on exquisite gourmet meals, indulge in decadent spa treatments at Wynn Las Vegas, Bellagio or any other resort and party until sunrise at some of the hottest clubs in the world. Las Vegas has more to offer than just what lies on The Strip’s playground.

Las Vegas is the perfect base camp from which to explore such treasures as the Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

2018 Federal Tax Update & Review Course:

Course Description: The Annual Fall Update and Review Course is an in-depth study of Federal tax law and tax updates for 2018 and beyond. Covered topics will include the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” H.R.1 which is the most sweeping reform of the Internal Revenue Code in over 3 decades. The Legislation impacts every individual taxpayer and entity. The course will discuss that there are winners and losers who will need to revamp their tax planning strategies for minimizing their federal tax liabilities. Individuals will have some changes imposed on them which are temporary which are scheduled to sunset after 2025. Businesses will need to determine if their choice of entity for operating their business is still good for their specific tax situations for years to come. The course will also review recent Tax Court Cases and IRS Announcements, Rulings and Regulations. Details of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” will include:

Individual Provisions:

  • §1 Tax Rates and Bracket Changes for all taxpayers including Estates and Trusts and the Kiddie Tax
  • §24 Child Tax Credit Increases and the New Family Credit
  • §55 AMT for Individuals with Increased Exemption Amounts and Increase in the AMT Base
  • §61 Inclusion of Gross Income
  • §63 Standard Deduction Amounts Increased
  • §68 Repeal of the PEASE Provision
  • §71 Alimony Income Repeal Issues
  • §108 Cancellation of Debt Issues and Allowable Exclusions for Qualified Student Loans
  • §132 Employer Moving Expense Reimbursement No Longer Excluded
  • §151 Personal and Dependency Exemptions and the Temporary Repeal
  • §163 Changes to Mortgage Interest Deduction on a Qualified Residence
  • §164 State and Local Tax Issues (SALT) and Applicable Limitations
  • §165 Casualty and Theft Losses Except Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas
  • §167 Miscellaneous Itemized Deductions Subject to 2% AGI Test
  • §212 Tax Return Preparation Fees No Longer Deductible on Schedule A
  • §213 Medical Deductions 7 1/2% AGI Test for 2018
  • §215 Alimony Deduction Repealed for New or Modified Agreements
  • §5000A Shared Responsibility Payment Repeal
  • Much, much, more

For Businesses, The Legislation Makes Changes Pertaining To:

  • §11 Changes to the Corporate Tax Rate and the New 21% Flat Rate
  • §55 Repeal of Corporate Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)
  • §168(k) 100% Bonus Depreciation on Qualified Property
  • §172 Net Operation Loss Deduction Issues
  • §179 Expense Election Deduction Increased and New Definition of Qualifying Property
  • §183 Activities-not-for Profit and Hobby Loss Transactions
  • §199 Repeal of Domestic Income Production Deduction
  • §199A Qualified Business Income Deduction Issues
  • §274 Allowance of Meals for the Convenience of the Employer and the Changes
  • §274 Disallowance of Entertainment Expenses
  • §274 Listed Property Rules Related to Computers
  • §280F Auto Allowance Limitation Issues
  • §1031 Like-kind Exchange on Real Estate
  • Much, much, more

Learning Objectives: At the completion this program, participants will be able to differentiate Federal tax law changes from the previous year, identify updated forms and rule changes and apply rules of federal tax law to preparing tax returns.

Course Description: This course covers the issues of ethics as presented in Circular 230. Topics to be addressed include rules governing authority to practice, duties and restrictions related to practicing before the IRS, issues regarding fees and solicitation, and standards for tax returns under Circular 230. Also included is a discussion of the requirements of the Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP).

Learning Objectives: At the completion of this course, participants will be able to describe the rules in Circular 230 that govern practice before the IRS, best practices for tax advisors, identify the standards for preparing tax returns and other documents, and the importance of the PTIN.

Course Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: Knowledge of the preparing Form 1040 and other Federal Forms
Advance Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Live
CPE CPE Field of Study CPE Field of Study CPE Field of Study
IRS 8 Federal Tax Law 6 Federal Tax Update 2 Regulatory Ethics
NASBA 14 Taxes 2 Ethics
CTEC 8 Federal Tax Law 6 Federal Tax Update 2 Ethics

Las Vegas Grand Event

Member

Non-Member

Registration

January 7 - 8, 2019

$419.00

$519.00

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January 7, 2019

January 8, 2019

Registration

7:15 AM

Registration

7:15 AM

Session Begins

8:00 AM

Session Begins

8:00 AM

Lunch

12:00 PM

Lunch

12:00 PM

Session Concludes

4:30 PM

Session Concludes

4:30 PM

Event Location: The Orleans Hotel & Casino

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The Orleans proudly offers 1,886 beautifully appointed rooms and suites featuring the ultimate in luxury and comfort. Our oversized rooms are actually "Petite Suites" with separate sitting areas. The Orleans' exquisite one and two-bedroom suites provide all the conveniences of home. Spectacular views face the glittering Las Vegas Strip or the sweeping mountain panoramas surrounding the Las Vegas Valley. Free shuttle service is available to our sister property The Gold Coast as well as the Las Vegas strip.

Rates Increase Sunday, December 4, 2018

Room Dates: Room Rates: Code: Register Now:
Thursday, January 3, 2019$48.00A9NSC01 Reserve your Room
Friday, January 4, 2019$104.00A9NSC01 Reserve your Room
Saturday, January 5, 2019$104.00A9NSC01 Reserve your Room
Sunday, January 6, 2019$48.00 A9NSC01 Reserve your Room
Monday, January 7, 2019$48.00A9NSC01 Reserve your Room
Tuesday, January 8, 2019$48.00A9NSC01 Reserve your Room
Wednesday, January 9, 2019$48.00A9NSC01 Reserve your Room
Thursday, January 10, 2019$48.00A9NSC01 Reserve your Room

Single or double occupancy is considered the same regarding units blocked and rates. The pattern for Meeting Group is not cumulative. For example, rooms not used on Thursday or Friday night will not be carried over to the Saturday night allocation.

Please be advised that all rates quoted are net, per room, per night, allowing for single or double occupancy. Any Premium rooms requiring triple occupancy will be surcharged an additional $20.00 per room, per night plus tax. (Children age fifteen and under, in the same room with parents in existing bedding, are free.) All rates are subject to a Clark County room tax, currently thirteen-percent (13%). This tax is subject to increase without prior notice.

Prior to cut-off date, individuals are encouraged to book their reservations on-line. To receive your special group rate members will need to enter the assigned Reservation ID: A9NSC0l through the Hotel's website at the following URL: http://www.orleanscasino.com/groups. This URL is not found on the Hotel's website and must be provided by the Meeting Group to its attendees.

Prior to cut-off date, individuals may also call Hotel's Room Reservations Department direct at (800) 675-3267 and identify themselves as members of a group or convention with Reservation ID: A9NSC01.

Las Vegas, NV Events

January 7 - 8, 2019

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Le Rêve - The Dream

French for "The Dream," Le Rêve combines water, fire, swimming, acrobatics and spectacular effects. In this theater no seat is further than 42 feet from the stage.

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Blue Man Group at Luxor

The avant-garde Blue Man Group combines theatrics, art, music and science to create an interactive, wild and percussion-driven experience full of humor and energy.

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LOVE Cirque du Soleil

The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil is a psychedelic journey through the trends and politics of the '60s and most importantly, The Beatles.

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Donny and Marie Osmond

Donny & Marie is a family-friendly variety show that follows the winning formula of their 1970s TV program, incorporating dancing, humor and all of their hit songs.

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The Rat Pack is Back!

Featuring a smattering of Rat Pack faves, like "Fly Me to the Moon" and "That's Amore," The Rat Pack is Back! is sure to bring back memories and create new ones.

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The Rat Pack is Back!

Featuring a smattering of Rat Pack faves, like "Fly Me to the Moon" and "That's Amore," The Rat Pack is Back! is sure to bring back memories and create new ones.

Administrative Policies NSTP follows strict administrative policies

Late Registration
  • Registrations must be received no later than 7 days prior to the seminar date.
  • Registrations received after this date will be subject to a $35 late fee.
Refunds
  • NSTP provides refunds to registrants up to 14 days prior to the date of the course. For those registrants canceling within 14 days prior to the date of the course NSTP will allow attendance at another seminar site. If there are extraordinary circumstances NSTP will allow the participant to attend a future education course. An administrative charge of $25 will be assessed if canceled. For more information regarding refund, cancellation and complaint policies, please contact our offices at 800-367-8130
Cancellation
  • NSTP reserves the right to cancel any program or course for circumstances that are not under direct control of NSTP. If a course or program is canceled, participants will be refunded 100% of their registration fee.
Disclaimer
  • Seminar materials and seminar presentations are intended to stimulate thought and discussion and to provide attendees the useful ideas and guidance in the areas of federal taxation and administration. These materials as well as the comments of the instructors do not constitute and should not be treated as tax advice regarding the use of any particular tax procedure, tax planning technique or device or suggestion or any of the tax consequences associated with them.
  • Although the NSTP has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the materials and the seminar presentation, neither the author, the presenter nor the National Society of Tax Professionals assumes any responsibility for any individual's reliance on the written or oral information presented during the presentation. Each attendee should verify independently all statements made in the materials and during the seminar presentation before applying them to a particular fact pattern and should determine independently the tax and other consequences of using any particular device, technique or suggestion before recommending the same to a client or implementing the same on a client's or on his or her own behalf.
Attendance Policy
  • Only paid registrants are able to attend seminars. In consideration of your fellow attendees, guests will need to depart before the session begins. The seminar lunch is for paid registrants only and is included in the registration fee.