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Your Income Tax 2018 - Part Two--Second 1/2 of book

Your Income Tax 2018 CE course for Enrolled Agent, CPA and Tax Preparer credit-exams are online Cost | Hours: $70  |  20 CPE hours enroll now
2018 updated
Text included: No | View outline
Book sold separately: Your Income Tax 2018 ($13-$19)
 Valid for:  EA | AFSP | Most CPAs | others

Fun CPE Course No. 102418-B

Format: Interactive self-study | 50-minute hour credit

Subject classification: Taxation

Exam questions:

Review - 60 multiple choice

Final - 100 multiple choice

Prerequisites: None

Advance preparation: None

Course level: Overview

Course last updated: November 1, 2017

Updated:  the J.K. Lasser books are usually published each year in October.  The publisher then releases a free update supplement in January, with any last minute changes to the tax law for that year just passed.  This year's supplement includes the changes from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December 2017.  See below for a list of tax law changes included in the J.K. Lassers' supplement.

Note:  you do not need the supplement to take the course.  All exam questions are based on the book content, not the supplement.

Learning objectives: To understand tax law including--

  • Medical and dental expense deductions,

  • Casualty and theft losses and involuntary conversions,

  • Deducting job costs and other misc. expenses,

  • Travel and Entertainment expense deductions,

  • Personal exemptions,

  • Personal tax computations,

  • Tax planning-personal,

  • Tax planning-business and

  • Filing your return and what happens after you file.

Click Here for Your Income Tax 2018 Update Supplement: available online as a PDF document (can be printed and downloaded) contents:

Recent Tax Developments

  • Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Changes
  • 2018 Tax Rate Tables
  • Estimating Your 2018 Taxes;
    • Cost-of-Living Adjustments Still Uncertain
    • Retirement Plan Cost-of-Living Adjustments for 2018—the IRS has confirmed these amounts
    • Non-Retirement Cost-of-Living Adjustments for 2018—the IRS is reviewing the following amounts and some may be changed as discussed
  • Budget Agreement Retroactively Extends Expired Tax Breaks to 2017 Returns and Provides Further Disaster Relief
  • IRS Mileage Rates for 2018
  • Social Security & Medicare Taxes on 2018 Wages & Self-Employment Earnings
  • Medicare Part B and Part D Premiums for 2018
  • 2018 Medicare Part B Premiums and Part D Premium Surcharges Based on 2016 MAGI and Filing Status 

Yes we report your CE hours to the IRS We do report your CE hours earned to the IRS electronically.  We are an approved IRS CPE provider for Enrolled Agents and Tax Preparers.

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