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Income Tax Seminars

Approved Continuing Education ProviderEach year The University of Tennessee Extension, in cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service and Tennessee Farm Bureau, sponsor tax seminars at various locations throughout Tennessee.  The instruction is directed toward tax professionals who prepare and file tax returns for farm and non-farm businesses, and individuals. 

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

 

 

We are looking forward to the 53rd year of this seminar.  The program provides the following continuing professional education credit:

  • 10 Hours Federal Tax, 4 Hours Federal Tax Update & 2 Hours Ethics for CPA’s.  This seminar provides sixteen (16) hours of CPE credits from the Tennessee State Board of Accountancy.  At the request of many CPA’s for 2 Hours of State-Specific Ethics, instructors with the Tennessee State Board of Accountancy will teach the course following our regular seminars on the designated dates (See Seminar Dates and Locations section below).  Course requires a minimum attendance of 20 participants.  CPA’s completing both courses will earn 18 hours of CPE credits.
  • 10 Hours Federal Tax, 4 Hours Federal Tax Update & 2 Hours Ethics for Enrolled Agents. The University of Tennessee Extension is approved as an IRS Continuing Education Provider. Our Provider Number is 9NHYF
  • 10 Hours Federal Tax, 4 Hours Federal Tax Update & 2 Hours Ethics for Other Tax Return Preparers (OTRPs).   IRS Continuing Education (CE) is only mandatory for Enrolled Agents (EAs) and Enrolled Retirement Plan Agents.  Participation in CE by all OTRPs is not an official designation, but these individuals may voluntarily take continuing education.

VALUABLE RESOURCE MATERIALS

 


You will receive:

  • 2013 National Income Tax Workbook, a 600+ page production of the Land Grant University Tax Education Foundation, Inc. (The Tax Workbook and CD will be hand delivered at the seminar)
  • The searchable CD covers the 2013, 2012, and 2011 National Income Tax Workbooks
  • 2014 RIA Federal Tax Handbook to be mailed following the seminars

TOPICS FOR 2013 NATIONAL WORKBOOK



Affordable Care Act Itemized Deductions
Agricultural & Natural Resource Issues Natural Resources
Business Entities New Legislation
Business Issues Rulings and Cases
Construction Industry Schedule E (Form 1040) Issues
Education Provisions Tax Issues in Divorce
Ethics Tax Practice
Individual Taxpayer Issues Tax Rates and Usful Tables
IRS issues  

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

 


To have participants fully aware and cognizant of the latest changes in tax legislation and case rulings for the Federal Tax Code.  This year’s regular two-day seminar also includes 2 hours of Ethics.

SEMINAR DATES AND LOCATIONS

 


Check in for the regular seminar will begin at 7:45 a.m. on the morning of each seminar and the seminars will begin at 8:15 a.m. and end at 4:50 p.m.   A State-Specific Ethics course for CPA’s will begin at 5:00 p.m. and end by 7:00 p.m. on the designated days.


Monday & Tuesday
November 11-12, 2013
Athens, TN

State-Specific Ethics Course, Tuesday, November 12
First Baptist Church I‐75, Exit 49, go East on Hwy 30, stay on Hwy 30, the red lights are #’d, #8 ­Church on left, parking in rear. 302 E. Washington Ave., Athens, TN 37303, 423.745.5441

Wednesday & Thursday
November 13-14, 2013
Johnson City, TN
NEW LOCATION

State-Specific Ethics Course, Wednesday, November 13
DoubleTree Hotel, from the West: take I-40 East to 1-81 North.  From I-81 North take exit 57A onto I-26 East to Johnson City.  Take Exit 20 and turn right onto N. Roan St., go 8/10 mile and turn right onto Mockingbird Lane, hotel on left (Located next to the Johnson City Mall) 211 Mockingbird Lane, Johnson City, TN 37604, 423.929.2999

Monday & Tuesday
November 18-19, 2013
Cookeville, TN

State-Specific Ethics Course, Monday, November 18
Hyder-Burks Ag Pavillion, TN Tech Univ., From Knoxville take I‐40 get off at Exit 286, Hwy 135N/ Willow Avenue (3.3 miles) take left on 12th Street go 2.2 miles, take a left, Pavilion on left, 931.372.6967

Tuesday & Wednesday
December 3-4, 2013
Jackson, TN

State-Specific Ethics Course, Wednesday, December 4
West Tennessee Research & Education Ctr, Exit 80A off 1‐40 at U.S. 45 Bypass to U.S. Highway 70 (formerly West TN Experiment Station), 605 Airways Blvd, Jackson, TN 38301, 731.425.4724

Thursday & Friday
December 5-6, 2013
Jackson, TN*

State-Specific Ethics Course, Thursday, December 5
West Tennessee Research & Education Ctr, Exit 80A off 1‐40 at U.S. 45 Bypass to U.S. Highway 70 (formerly West TN Experiment Station), 605 Airways Blvd, Jackson, TN 38301, 731.425.4724

Tuesday & Wednesday
December 10-11, 2013
Murfreesboro, TN
NEW LOCATION

State-Specific Ethics Course – Wednesday, December 11, 2013
UT Extension Office, Exit I-24 in Murfreesboro at 78-A (Hwy 96), 1st intersection turn right on John R Rice Blvd., go ¾ mile Lane Agri-Park Office on left, 315 John R Rice Blvd., Murfreesboro, TN  37129, 615 898.7710

Thursday & Friday
December 12-13, 2013
Murfreesboro, TN*
NEW LOCATION

State-Specific Ethics Course – Thursday, December 12, 2013
UT Extension Office, Exit I-24 in Murfreesboro at 78-A (Hwy 96), 1st intersection turn right on John R Rice Blvd., go ¾ mile Lane Agri-Park Office on left, 315 John R Rice Blvd., Murfreesboro, TN  37129, 615 898.7710


*The two-day seminar is repeated for 2 additional days in Murfreesboro & Jackson.  The same topics will be covered, but they will not necessarily be covered in the same order.   Each State-Specific Ethics course requires a minimum attendance of 20 participants.

(11-01-13 STATE-SPECIFIC ETHICS ATTENDANCE MINIMUM HAS BEEN MET FOR ALL SESSIONS).

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

 

Registration Fee Information:
The early registration fee is $324.  After October 28, 2013, the regular registration fee will be $349.  Your registration  includes: valuable resource materials, instructor fees, buffet lunch, refreshment breaks, other expenses and as an added bonus for CPA’s 2 Hours of State-Specific Ethics. To assure the availability of materials and space, we are requiring that registration forms be completed in advance with full payment of the registration fee.   The regular registration fee for forms postmarked after Monday, October 28, 2013 is $349.   Registration will be taken on a first-come first-served basis.  We will only accept registrations equal to the seating capacity at each location. 

Please turn in your registration form as soon as possible.  Payment received after we reach capacity will be refunded in full.  We will be unable to accept anyone on the day of the seminar who has not pre-registered.  If after registration, you determine that you will be unable to attend, you may appoint a substitute.  Please contact our office and provide the name of the substitute.  Cancellations will be accepted up to one week prior to the start of the seminar for which you have registered and the registration fee will be refunded in full.  All refunds will be processed together following the final tax seminar.   An extra copy of the registration form is included for you to share with a co-worker or tax practitioner friend.

CONFIRMATION:  It is our goal to send confirmation letters within five (5) business days of receiving the completed registration form.  If you have questions regarding your registration and enrollment, please contact our office or see contact information below.  Thank you for your prompt attention to this letter. 

If there are any questions, please contact Renee’ Sharp at (865) 974.7273 or Email (rsharp4@utk.edu).  You can also reach us toll-free by calling 1.800.345.0561.  We appreciate your support of the tax seminar.

Information contact Clark Garland