Educational Tax Credits Latest Update

  • Accountant
  • AFSP
  • CRTP
  • CPA (US)
  • CVA
  • CFA
  • EA
  • ORTP
  • CPA/PFS
  • MRTP
  • CBA/MCBA
  • CFIRS
  • CWS
  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Course Description

Paying for educational expenses isn’t easy. At tax time, there are certain educational tax credits that can help offset some higher education costs by lowering the tax liability of households with eligible students. There are even some circumstances where one may be eligible for a tax refund.

If your clients paid for education expenses in the last year, you may be able to save money on their taxes by claiming the American opportunity credit or lifetime learning credit, or opting for the the tuition and fees deduction. The American opportunity credit is generally the most valuable, if they qualify. You clients can claim these education tax credits and deductions even if you paid with a student loan. Parents can take advantage, too, so long as they don't choose a married filing separately status. Here's what to know about each option.

This course will cover all aspects of planning for higher-education expenses including:

  • The American Opportunity Credit
  • The Lifetime Learning Credit,
  • The deduction for tuition and fees.
  • Section 529 College Savings Plans.
  • Case studies & Tax planning strategies.

Learning Objectives

  • To identify different types of credits and deductions available for college expenses
  • To identify how taxpayers can use Section 529 plans
  • To identify which scholarships are taxable and which are not
  • To recall when a dependent needs to file a tax return
  • To recall various planning strategies

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Firm
  • Bookkeeper
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • Enrolled Agent
  • Senior Accountant
  • Staff of Accounting Firm
  • Tax Accountant (Industry)
  • Tax Attorney
  • Tax Director (Industry)
  • Tax Firm
  • Tax Managers
  • Tax Practitioners
  • Tax Preparer
  • Tax Pros
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 1 CE Credit for Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP)
  • 1 CE Credit of Federal Tax Law Update for California Registered Tax Preparers (CRTP) (Approval No. 6273-CE-0270)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Taxes for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 1 CE Credit of Federal Tax Update for Enrolled Agents (EA) (Approval No. GEHNZ-U-00262-20-O)
  • 1 CPD Credit for Personal Financial Specialist (PFS)
  • 1 CE Credit of Federal Tax Related Matters for Oregon Registered Tax Preparers (ORTP) (Approval No. GEHNZ-U-00262-20-O)
  • 1 CE Credit of Federal Tax Related Matters for Maryland Tax Preparer (MRTP) (Approval No. GEHNZ-U-00262-20-O)
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 1 General Credit for Accountant/Bookeeper

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    1
  • Instructional Method :
    Group Internet Based
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

IRS APPROVED

MY-CPE LLC, 1600 Highway 6 south, suite 250, sugar land, TX, 77478

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.

NASBA APPROVED

MY-CPE LLC, 1600 Highway 6 south, suite 250, sugar land, TX, 77478

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.

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.

Presenter

About Presenter

Jason Dinesen, EA, LPA

President, Dinesen Tax & Accounting, P.C.

Jason Dinesen (EA, LPA) is a tax nerd, entrepreneur, tax expert and a well known presenter of continuing education courses. He has an impeccable acumen for tax subjects, by virtue of which, he is known to create very well researched course materials helping individuals and businesses with accounting, bookkeeping, tax preparation, and business advisory in various industries.

Known for his sharp tax interpretations, he is one of the quickest to bring the analysis of the latest tax updates and IRS guidance to the professional community. Jason has coached over 200,000 accounting, tax, and HR professionals on various topics of accounting, individual taxation, corporate taxation, professional ethics and much more.

He has presented over dozens of webinars on Form 1099 (MISC & R); marriage in the tax code; tax updates; the new Form W-4, payroll updates, filing status, tax credit and other issues relating to the modern-day household setting.

Moreover, Jason is known to be producing every other webinar/course a little different and updated from the previous one. No wonder, he is a top ranked presenter whose webinars and self-study course materials are very well received by the audience. 

He also teaches 2 classes at Simpson College, Individual Income Tax and Business Analytics. 

Jason always had a knack for radio shows and has and regularly features as an anchor for Radio Iowa. To reinvent this aptitude, he has recently started his own series of podcasts on myCPE ‘The Jason Show’, an edutainment podcast series that also provides continuing credits to the listeners.

Jason was born and raised in Iowa and has a degree in corporate communications from Simpson College in Indianola. He has a big family that includes his wife, two sons, 5 cats and 3 dogs. Jason holds season tickets to University of Iowa football, and enjoys using his chainsaw. Topmost item in his 2022 bucket list is to learn how to properly ‘nose & taste’ whisky. 

About Company

Dinesen Tax & Accounting, P.C.

www.dinesentax.com

Unlike some other accounting firms, when Dinesen Tax & Accounting, P.C. says we offer personal service, we mean it. When you come to us with your tax preparation needs, you’ll deal directly with our owner and president, Jason Dinesen. We don’t put administrative staff in the middle of you and our tax expert. That means you’ll always have first-hand knowledge of where things stand, and important information won’t slip through the cracks. We welcome all clients, but especially individuals who want the benefits of a long-term relationship with an accounting firm capable of handling anything that might come along with their taxes. We give all our clients the time, attention, and convenience they should expect. If you have a challenging professional or personal schedule, Jason will accommodate you by meeting whenever – and wherever – works best for you.

Faq

FAQs content

  • To receive Continuing Education credit for the event, you must register for the webcast prior to the start of each program.
  • Continuing Education Credit Certificate is available to all eligible participants within 24 hours of each webinar.
  • You must attend complete live webinar and respond to all polling questions asked during the webinar. Credits would be issued on 50 minute credit hour basis.
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  • Our courses meet the global Continuing Professional Development (CPD-IES7) Standard for Chartered Accountants with International Education Standard 7 (IES 7) set by The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), the International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB) and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Based on our accreditation by existing IFAC members and affiliates, we believe learners can count their professionally relevant, verifiable learning activities on myCPE, including taking on demand courses and attending live webinars, toward fulfillment of their verifiable CPD-IES7 requirements. However, if there is any question, we recommend that the individual learner confirm with his/her professional licensing organization before taking myCPE courses for CPD-IES7 credit.
  • You can manage your continuing education certificates and credits through your certificate dashboard which is available when you are logged in to your account (LOGIN)
  • As an accredited provider of Continuing Professional Education in the United States, myCPE online learning platform, courses, and webinars meet the requirements set forth by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), an IFAC Member Organization, as well as the National State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), both IFAC Affiliates. As well as it has been approved by NASBA, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Certified Financial Planner Board (CFP Board), California Tax Education Council (CTEC), Society of Human Resource Professional (SHRM), Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) and many more.Therefore, we believe learners can count their professionally relevant, verifiable learning activities on myCPE, including taking on demand courses and attending live webinars, toward fulfillment of their verifiable continuing education requirement as CPD-IES7 requirements. However, if there is any question, we recommend that the individual learner confirm with his/her professional licensing organization before taking myCPE courses for CPD-IES7 credit.
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Ratings and Review

4.7

1314 Ratings

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Susette Moore, Accountant

Sep 25th, 2020

Note: I answered neutral on being relevant to my job responsibilities just because I don't prepare tax returns. I work in the bookkeeping dept; I just wanted to get a little knowledge on this topic where I would understand the basics and this course helped me do that. Enjoyed it! Thanks again! :)

GA

Gwendolyn Allen

Sep 14th, 2021

Excellent workshop! Very educational and timely. I live in a college town and approximately 10% of the returns I prepare qualify for education credits. I will be able to use information obtained to more confidently prepare such returns next tax season.

RV

Ramamurti Venkataramani, EA

Mar 1st, 2021

My CPE is providing us with great webinars not only to earn our continuing education credits but also prepares us by giving us the necessary education and inputs to confidently do our job. We are grateful.

TL

Tami Lansing

Dec 17th, 2020

Instructor did an excellent job if squeezing alot if material into one hour. Was a great way to either learn new or refresh topics I haven't studied for a while.

LS

Liana Sive, EA

Dec 19th, 2020

Jason did an excellent job of explaining the intricacies of the various education tax credits and the impact of recent tax law changes on the credits as a whole.

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