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Planning for Your Client's Incapacity and New York’s New Power of Attorney

Planning for Your Client's Incapacity and New York’s New Power of Attorney

1 Credit


Subject Area


Webinar Qualifies For

1 CPE credit of Taxes for all CPAs

1 CE credit of Federal Tax for Enrolled Agents ( IRS Approved : GEHNZ ) (Approval No. GEHNZ-T-00667-21-S)

1 CE credit of Federal Tax Subjects for California Tax Professionals (CTEC Approved - 6273) (Approval No. 6273-CE-0588)

1 CE credit of Annual Filing Season program (AFSP)( IRS Approved : GEHNZ )

1 CPD credit (Verifiable) for CPA/PFS

1 CPD credit (Verifiable) for Trust and Estate Practitioners (TEPs)

1 CE credit of Qualified Retirement Plan for ERPAs (Approval No. GEHNZ-Q-00668-21-S)

1 CE credit for Certified Senior Advisor (CSA)

1 CE credit of Estate Planning for all CFPs (CFP Board Approved : 8061) (Approval No. 292392)

1 CE credit of Federal Tax for Maryland Tax Preparers (Approval No. GEHNZ-T-00667-21-S)

1 CE credit of Federal Tax for Oregon Tax Preparers (Approval No. GEHNZ-T-00667-21-S)

1 General Educational credit for Tax Professionals / Bookkeepers / Accountants

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The topic is also scheduled as live webinar on the following dates

Nov 09, 2021 | 10:30 AM EDT Register


  • Pre Need Planning
    4 mins
  • Health Care Proxy
    6 mins
  • Living Will
    15 mins
  • Power of Attorney
    17 mins
  • Capacity of the Principal:
    33 mins
  • Trust
    48 mins

Course Description

Incapacity, simply put, is the inability to make decisions for oneself. Incapacity can occur due to an injury (such as a car accident) or a health condition. “Planning for incapacity” refers to meeting with an attorney and preparing the legal documents which would be needed in the event an accident or illness left you without the ability to pay your bills, manage your finances or attend to other business and personal matters.

CPAs and Tax practitioners not only play a key role in financial management but also in planning after retirement. Especially inheritance and incapacitation planning is another key role that clients take help from qualified accountants and tax practitioners. It has been a glorified area of business practice that established practitioners looking to target. This webinar covers a bird’s eye view of the subject covering key aspects such as:

  • Medicaid / Eldercare
  • Estate Tax Planning
  • Power of Attorney, 
  • Health Care Proxy/Health Directive 
  • Living Will
  • Planning and management of documents and execution

In this online CPE webinar for CPAs, Elizabeth Forspan, Esq. will discuss the accountants, CPAs, and tax & legal practitioners’ key role in assisting their clients with planning for incapacity.

Learning Objectives

  • To know various incapacitation situation and importance of planning for it
  • To recognize the risks of failing to plan for the incapacitation
  • To understand the critical importance of a power of attorney
  • To learn the importance of a gifting authority in the power of attorney
  • To identify the importance of appointing someone to make health care decisions for your client in the event of incapacity

Who Should Attend?

  • Accountant
  • Accounting Firm
  • Accounting Managers
  • Certified Financial Planner
  • Chief Accounting Officer
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Enrolled Agent
  • Entrepreneurial Accountant
  • Entrepreneurial CPA
  • Finance Pros
  • Legal Professionals
  • Senior Accountant
  • Staff of Accounting Firm
  • Tax Attorney
  • Tax Firm
  • Tax Managers
  • Tax Practitioners
  • Tax Preparer
  • Tax Professionals
  • Tax Pros
  • Trust & Estate Specialist
  • Trust & Estate Tax Professional
  • Young CPA





Some good reminders to make sure my clients cover the bases on this.