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1040 Tax In Depth, In Person Simulcast in Williamsburg or Virtual (16 Credits)

  • 07 Dec 2020
  • 7:30 AM
  • 08 Dec 2020
  • 4:00 PM
  • DoubleTree by Hilton, 50 Kingsmill Road, Williamsburg VA
  • 27


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:

Registration is closed

This seminar will be offered as an online virtual event or as a simulcast in Williamsburg

1040 Tax In Depth Seminar Information  

Our 2020 course will include detailed coverage, with planning ideas, of the latest changes from the 2019 Budget Bill, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the Families First Act from 3/20 and the CARES Act from 3/2020 with special focus coverage of sole proprietorship issues and IRA’s as well as our annual review of common preparation issues and new court cases and IRS guidance. Because this is TaxSpeaker’s® flagship course participants are assured of receiving the best, most thorough and hands-on individual tax preparation education available in the country.

Every chapter has been updated for the effects of the end-of-2019 Budget Bill and both March 2020 tax bills, with in-depth discussion and examples of those changes! 2020 changes are all coming together with 4 different bills into a massive year of tax changes.

The 1040 In Depth course manual is America’s only independently awarded recognition for multiple years as the top Research live course CPE manual in the country. With over 1,000 pages of practitioner-written guidance, organized in the logical form order used by the IRS to assemble returns, participants receive both a printed and electronic manual. (NOTE- Virtual attendees will receive the manual in electronic PDF format; Simulcast participants will receive a hard copy version).  Written and taught by actual practitioners known for high-energy presentations in educational and humorous, yet informative manners, this course has been ranked as TaxSpeaker’s® finest course for 15 straight years. Because all of our speakers are required to personally prepare, for compensation at least 200 returns annually, participants are assured of receiving practical guidance, excellent speakers, and dozens of checklists, worksheets and client letters while obtaining the latest “What’s New” information. All live seminar attendees are also provided with: PDF of hyperlinked manual and a free 2 hour self-study ethics course.

Seminar prices go up after November 23, 2020. If you are not a VSTAP member, but want to get the member rate, you can join online.

 December 7  
 7:00-8:00 am  Registration & Continental Breakfast - Simulcast only
 8:00 am-noon  Seminar 
 noon-12:45 pm  Buffet Lunch- Simulcast only
12:45-4:30 pm  Seminar
 4:45-6:00 pm  Networking Social  
 December 8  
 7:00-8:00 am  Registration & Continental Breakfast - Simulcast only
 8:00 am-noon  Seminar
 noon-12:45 pm  Buffet Lunch - Simulcast only
 12:45-4:00 pm  Seminar

Seminar Location & Hotel Reservations

Information on how to access the live online seminar will be sent to registrants closer to the event.  For those going to the simulcast the event will take place at this location:

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Williamsburg 

50 Kingsmill Road, Williamsburg, VA 23185

Hotel Telephone: 757-220-2500
Map & Directions

A courtesy block of rooms has been set aside if you wish to stay at the hotel.  You may call the hotel at 757-220-2500 to make this reservation. Be sure to mention that you're part of the VA Society of Tax & Accounting Professionals to receive the group rate. Your reservation must be secured with a major credit card at the time of booking. 

Additional Information

Credit Hours: 16 
Field of Study: Taxes, Update
Program Level: Intermediate
Prerequisites: 2 - 4 Years of Tax Preparation
Advanced Preparation: None
Instructional Method: Group Live/Virtual
Approved by: NASBA, IRS & CFP Board

Course Objective:

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to properly report amounts on clients’ Form 1040 returns that appear on various 3rd party forms, properly prepare Form 1040 and its various schedules; properly file the above forms with Form 1040 when required; Determine if clients qualify to take various credits on their 1040 returns to reduce taxable income; Properly deduct disaster losses on Form 1040; Provide clients with methods of saving for their children’s college education and determine if they qualify for various education credits and deductions to reduce taxable income; Prepare to handle IRS audits of your clients; Comply with the requirements imposed by the Circular 230 regulations; Advise clients who are members of the military on special taxation rules.

Refunds and Cancellations

COVID-19 Pandemic Impact and Refund

Because of the impacts on events and professional development caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, VSTAP has been forced to hold this event in a virtual online format.  A live simulcast option of the event will be offered for those wishing to attend in person at the Doubletree Hotel in Williamsburg. 

The live simulcast will have the same registration fee as the original live seminar did.  The session will be simulcast onto a screen in a large amphitheater which will be limited to a certain number of attendees.  Attendees will receive attendance credit through the Room Monitor and may ask questions through the monitor.  Simulcast attendees will receive a hard copy of the notebook provided by Tax Speaker, breakfast and lunch, and attendance to a space-appropriate networking reception on the first day. Attendees will not need to use their own computer because the seminar will be shown on a large screen.

If attendees have already registered for the live seminar then they will moved automatically to the simulcast option.  However, they may request to be moved to an online registration or request a cancellation and a refund.

The online format will require a computer and internet connection to be provided by the attendee.  The online event registration includes only an electronic version of the Tax Speaker seminar notebook.  Participants in the online version of the seminar will be supported by Tax Speaker’s staff and their attendance for CPE will be tracked by Tax Speaker.  The cost of the online registration is lower, therefore the difference between what was paid and the new online event registration fee will be refunded to those who paid registration prior to this announcement.   Because the event will be held in a format other than originally listed, all administrative fees will be waived for those who registered prior to the announcement of the change to an online event.

Attendance Cancellation Policy

Attendee cancellations and requests for refunds MUST be done in writing by e-mail or mail.  Postmarks for mail must be before the cancellation date.  Phone calls and phone messages will not qualify as notice of cancellation.

Refund Policy

Cancellations received must be received five (5) business days before the beginning of the event program to be eligible for refunds.  An administrative charge of $50 will be applied to all refunds.

Cancellations not received in writing by the date required will not be eligible for a refund. If cancellations requests are received less than five (5) days but more than 24 hours before the start of the program will be charged a $125 cancellation fee and the balance of the registration will be applied to a future VSTAP event.

If a person registered for the live event they will automatically be given the choice to register at a new rate for a simulcast or online seminar with all change fees waived.  Where there is a simulcast attendees will automatically be registered at that level but may decide to do online only.  If a simulcast is not available the attendee will automatically be registered as an online attendee and refunded the cost difference.  Attendees retain the option to cancel according to the policy above.

This seminar has been approved by:

©2019, Virginia Society of Tax & Accounting Professionals, formerly The Accountants Society of Virginia, 
is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization.

PO Box 651284 | Potomac Falls, VA 20165-1284 | Phone: (800) 927-2731 | Fax: (888) 403-0920 | asv@virginia-accountants.org

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