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Course Description

Preparing gift tax returns (Form 709) seems relatively simple. However, there are lots of traps for the unwary. Moreover, unlike income tax returns, mistakes are not quickly beyond audit and are often uncovered when the client dies – providing years.

Many taxpayers made gifts in the last year to transfer substantial assets at little to no Federal gift tax cost to take advantage of the significant federal gift tax exclusion. Proper compliance with the complex gift tax rules remains necessary to protect and preserve the advantage of the current exclusion levels. Nevertheless, some of your most wealthy clients will have a taxable estate. For these select clients, making large gifts before death can be extremely tax efficient for the client and profitable for the practitioner filing the gift tax return.

This convenient and timely two-hour online CPE seminar addresses the proper preparation of Form 709, the U.S. Federal Gift Tax Return that needs to be filed. Specifically, the following will be covered by this course :

  • Filing obligations
  • Annual exclusion gifting and Crummy Letters
  • Using a deceased spouse’s portable exemption amount (“DSUEA”)
  • Reporting Installment Sales, Loans, Private Annuities, GRATs, QPRTs, and CRTs
  • Reporting front-loaded 529 plans

Webinar Qualifies for

  • 2 CPE credit of Taxes for all CPAs
  • 2 CE credit of Estate or Investment Planning for Maryland Tax Preparers
  • 2 CE credit of Federal Tax for Enrolled Agents ( IRS Approved : GEHNZ )
  • 2 CE credit of Federal Tax for Oregon Tax Preparers
  • 2 CE credit of Federal Tax Subjects for California Tax Professionals (CTEC Approved - 6273)
  • 2 General Educational credit for Tax Professionals/Bookkeepers/Accountants

Learning objectives

  • To recognize the annual gift tax exclusion
  • Introduction to the proper preparation of Form 709
  • To identify the differing types of gifts, the limits, and information required on Form 709
  • To Identify how to figure gift tax liability
  • To identify what is allowed for a qualified disclaimer

About Presenter

Robert S. Keebler, CPA/PFS, MST, AEP (Distinguished), CGMA is a partner with Keebler & Associates, LLP and the current chairman of the AICPA Advanced Estate Planning Conference. In 2007 he was inducted into the Estate Planning Hall of Fame of National Association of Estate Planners & Councils. He has also been named by CPA Magazine as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Practitioners in the United States and one of the Top 40 Tax Advisors to Know During a Recession. His practice includes family wealth transfer and preservation planning, charitable giving, retirement distribution planning, and estate administration. Mr. Keebler frequently represents clients before the National Office of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the private letter ruling process and in estate, gift and income tax examinations and appeals, and he has received more than 200 favorable private letter rulings including several key rulings of “first impression”. He is the author of over 100 articles and columns and is the editor, author or co-author of many books and treatises on wealth transfer and taxation. Mr. Keebler has been a speaker at national estate planning and tax seminars for over 20 years including the AICPA’s: Estate Planning, High Income, Advanced Financial Planning Conferences, ABA Conferences, NAPEC Conferences, The Notre Dame Estate Planning Conference and the Heckerling Estate Planning Institute.


At Keebler & Associates, we are nationally recognized tax professionals in family wealth transfer, estates and retirement distribution planning. We provide tax and estate planning to high net worth individuals and families and educate financial, tax and estate professionals on cutting edge tax strategies.

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Refund/Cancellation Policy

For more information regarding refund, complaint and program cancellation policies, please contact our offices at 646-688-5128

In case any of the course or live webinars gets cancelled we would be refunding you the entire amount (if paid).

Reviews

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    Peter John , CPA
    Jul 9th 2020
    He magically made an impossible possible somehow - to have made full-one day worth information in 2-hour package. Wow. Need to come back to this video again to get the information sink in. Thank you!!
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anne lennstrom , AFSP
Robert was extremely knowledgeable and personable in presenting this course. I enjoyed the tips from experience and recommendations for other courses for a more in-depth look at some parts of the material.
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Erica Lamb , AFSP
Mr. Keebler's presentation was very thorough and at the same time not overwhelming. Definitely worth the money!
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JOSEPH-PAUL TIMPANO , CPA
Terrific Seminar!
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Eric Sheldon , CPA
Robert was extremely knowledgeable and personable in presenting this course. I enjoyed the tips from experience and recommendations for other courses for a more in depth look at some parts of the material.
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SUSAN PEMBERTON , EA
Mr. Keebler presentation was very thorough and at the same time not overwhelming. I always learn so much from his webinars, including the fact that there are a lot of information I could have to better serve my current and future clients. Definitely worth the money!

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MY-CPE LLC (Sponsor Id#: 143597) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBARegistry.org.

IRS Approved

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MY-CPE LLC (Sponsor Id#: GEHNZ) has entered into an agreement with the Internal Revenue Service, to meet the requirements of 31 Code of Federal Regulations, section 10.6(g), covering maintenance of attendance records, retention of program outlines, qualifications of instructors, and length of class hours. This agreement does not constitute an endorsement by the IRS as to the quality of the program or its contribution to the professional competence of the enrolled individual. Credit earned by attendees with a PTIN will be reported directly to the IRS as required of all providers. To ensure your CPE hours are reported, update your profile in My Account to include your PTIN number. Please note: IRS CE is only mandatory for EAs and ERPAs. For all other tax return preparers, CE is voluntary

CTEC Approved

MY-CPE LLC, 1600 Highway 6 South, Suite 250, Sugar Land, TX, 77478

MY-CPE LLC (Sponsor ID# : 6273) has been approved by the California Tax Education Council to offer continuing education courses that count as credit towards the annual “continuing education” requirement imposed by the State of California for CTEC Registered Tax Preparers. A listing of additional requirements to register as a tax preparer may be obtained by contacting CTEC at P.O. Box 2890, Sacramento, CA, 95812-2890, toll-free by phone at (877) 850-2832, or on the Internet at www.ctec.org.

upcoming Live CPE Webinars

BEST TAX RETURN WORKSHOP - PARTNERSHIPS & LLCS (FORM 1065) - 2020 Updates
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 10:00 AM EST View Details/Register
Annual Federal Tax Update - Individuals (Form 1040)
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 10:00 AM EST View Details/Register
The Mathematics of Estate Planning for IRAs After the Secure Act
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 10:00 AM EST View Details/Register
QBO Complete Comprehensive Overview - Latest 2020
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QBO: Build Right Chart of Accounts - Base for Accounting and Reading Financial Statement
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 11:00 AM EST View Details/Register
Qualified Business Income (QBI) Deduction (IRC §199A) Detailed Study, Analysis,Calculations,Case Studies, Ins & Outs (Latest)
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 08:00 AM PST View Details/Register
Planning for Your Clients’ Incapacity
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 11:00 AM EST View Details/Register
Fraud Update - Latest 2020
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 08:00 AM PST View Details/Register
Estate Planning Fundamentals for IRAs 2020
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 08:00 AM PST View Details/Register
LET YOUR ACCOUNTING OR TAX PRACTICE GROW ON ITS OWN
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 12:00 PM EST View Details/Register
INTRO TO ACCOUNTINGSUITE™ & MULTI-CHANNEL INVENTORY
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 12:00 PM EST View Details/Register
Get Massive Results from your Staff: The Tools and Process you need to lead your team to flourish in productivity and profitability
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 12:00 PM EST View Details/Register
Transfer Pricing and Tax Reform Opportunities
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 12:30 PM EST View Details/Register
PPP UPDATES WITH LATEST GUIDANCE FROM SBA, IRS & FORM 3508, FORM 3508-EZ, 3508-S
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 12:30 PM EST View Details/Register
CIRCULAR 230 ETHICS (UPDATED 2020)
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 01:30 PM EST View Details/Register
  • Cost $20
  • CPE Credits 2
  • CE Credits 2
  • IRS Course ID GEHNZ-T-00177-20-O
  • CTEC Course ID 6273-CE-0189
  • Subject Area Taxes
  • Course Level Basic
  • Instructional Method group internet based
  • Prerequisites None
  • Advanced Preparation None
  • Who should attend? Enrolled Agent Accountant CPA - Small Firm CPA - Mid Size Firm Accounting Firm CPA (Industry) Young CPA CPA in Business Entrepreneurial CPA Accounting Practice Owners Accounts Director Entrepreneurial Accountant Accounting Managers
  • Handout Material Download

upcoming Live CPE Webinars

BEST TAX RETURN WORKSHOP - PARTNERSHIPS & LLCS (FORM 1065) - 2020 Updates
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 10:00 AM EST View Details/Register
Annual Federal Tax Update - Individuals (Form 1040)
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 10:00 AM EST View Details/Register
The Mathematics of Estate Planning for IRAs After the Secure Act
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 10:00 AM EST View Details/Register
QBO Complete Comprehensive Overview - Latest 2020
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 10:00 AM EST View Details/Register
QBO: Build Right Chart of Accounts - Base for Accounting and Reading Financial Statement
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 11:00 AM EST View Details/Register
Qualified Business Income (QBI) Deduction (IRC §199A) Detailed Study, Analysis,Calculations,Case Studies, Ins & Outs (Latest)
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 08:00 AM PST View Details/Register
Planning for Your Clients’ Incapacity
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 11:00 AM EST View Details/Register
Fraud Update - Latest 2020
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 08:00 AM PST View Details/Register
Estate Planning Fundamentals for IRAs 2020
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 08:00 AM PST View Details/Register
LET YOUR ACCOUNTING OR TAX PRACTICE GROW ON ITS OWN
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 12:00 PM EST View Details/Register
INTRO TO ACCOUNTINGSUITE™ & MULTI-CHANNEL INVENTORY
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 12:00 PM EST View Details/Register
Get Massive Results from your Staff: The Tools and Process you need to lead your team to flourish in productivity and profitability
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 12:00 PM EST View Details/Register
Transfer Pricing and Tax Reform Opportunities
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 12:30 PM EST View Details/Register
PPP UPDATES WITH LATEST GUIDANCE FROM SBA, IRS & FORM 3508, FORM 3508-EZ, 3508-S
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 12:30 PM EST View Details/Register
CIRCULAR 230 ETHICS (UPDATED 2020)
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 | 01:30 PM EST View Details/Register