Working on the 4797

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Course Description

Course Description

Whether you’re an enrolled agent, a CPA, or a dedicated tax preparer, there’s one thing that holds come tax time: preparing a client’s tax returns is rarely simple. Depending on the client, there may or may not be a big stack of forms, tables, and spreadsheets that you’ll have to navigate. Some clients bring you the proverbial shoebox full of receipts and expect you to simply go through them and sort out their entire prior year’s transactions. Others simply have no records whatsoever and don’t know where to even begin.

When you’re working with a business, though, there’s one thing that often throws a wrench in the works for a tax preparer, even if the client has kept excellent and highly detailed records. We’re talking about the sale of business assets, and the accompanying IRS form 4797 that goes along with them.

There are plenty of complicated and often dreaded IRS tax forms out there, but form 4797 stands apart from the crowd as a particularly challenging form to understand. Form 4797, Sales of Business Property, is one of the most complexes but necessary forms practitioners prepare. Sales of intangible and tangible property are reported here, along with the calculation of the related gains and losses, including depreciation and Section 179 recapture.

In this CE/CPE webinar, speaker Nick Preusch will take a deep dive into Form 4797 and how to report and property fill out the form.

The form mainly deals with the sale of business assets. However, there are a couple of quirks that we will look at such as Preferred stock, mark-to-market traders, 1244 stock, and small business investment company stock to name a few.

Here is the link to your interests: IRS Approved CE Webinars.

Learning Objectives

  • To explain the purpose of Form 4797.
  • To analyze how to properly fill out Form 4797.
  • To discuss the calculation of gain or loss on the sale of business assets.
  • To explore some of the quirky transactions that require the use of Form 4797.

Recommended For

  • This IRS-approved CE Tax Course is recommended for CPA, EA, AFSP, CRTP, MRTP, ORTP, CFIRS, CWS, and any other tax professionals who want to take a deep dive into Form 4797 and how to report and property fill out the form

Who Should Attend?

  • California Registered Tax Professional
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Large Firm
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Maryland Tax Preparers
  • Oregon Tax Preparers
  • Tax Practitioners
  • Tax Professionals
  • Tax Pros
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 2 General Credit for Accountant/Bookeeper
  • 2 CE Credit of Federal tax-related matters for Annual Filing Season Program (AFSP)
  • 2 CE Credit of Federal tax-related matters for California Registered Tax Preparers (CRTP) (Approval No. 6273-CE-1016)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Taxes for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 2 CE Credit of Federal tax-related matters for Enrolled Agents (EA) (Approval No. GEHNZ-T-01199-22-O)
  • 2 CE Credit of Federal tax-related matters for Oregon Registered Tax Preparers (ORTP) (Approval No. GEHNZ-T-01199-22-O)
  • 2 CE Credit of Federal tax-related matters for Maryland Tax Preparer (MRTP) (Approval No. GEHNZ-T-01199-22-O)
  • 2 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 2 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    2
  • Instructional Method :
    Group Internet Based
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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CTEC APPROVED

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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

Nicholas Preusch

Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Nicholas Preusch

Nicholas has worked with the Internal Revenue Service as a Revenue Agent and an Attorney with the IRS Office of Professional Responsibility. Nicholas has authored publications for the AICPA’s Journal of Accountancy, AICPA’s Tax Advisor, NATP’s Tax Pro Journal, and CCH’s Journal of Tax Practice and Procedure. He also co-authored a textbook, Tax Preparer Penalties and Circular 230 Enforcement, published by Thomson Reuters. Nicholas has been recognized as the Top 5 Under 35 CPAs in Virginia, and is a member of the  AICPA’s Tax Executive Committee. Nicholas is an adjunct professor at the University of Mary Washington. He is a graduate of Carthage College, University of Connecticut (M.S. in Accounting), Case Western Reserve University School of Law (J.D.), and Georgetown University (LLM in Taxation).

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