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Guide to 1041 Preparation of Estates & Trusts - 2 Hours

Total Credits: 2.2 including 2.2 Taxes - Technical

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Accounting and Auditing |  Industry |  Tax |  ACPEN Tax Institute |  IRS Approved
Doug Van Der Aa, CPA, JD
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2.2 Hours
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This program examines the critical issues, rules, and special opportunities when preparing your clients' Form 1041 US Income Tax Return for Estates and Trusts. Learn where taxable income is determined differently from individuals; filing requirements and deadlines; reporting alternatives for grantor trusts; and other key topics you need to consider when filing your clients 1041 return.

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Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Provide a working knowledge of tax rules and guidelines of estates and trusts returns
  • Discuss planning and potential pitfalls.

Major Subjects
  • Similarities and differences to individuation taxation
  • Filing requirements, deadlines and penalties: Section 645 election
  • Simple vs. complex trusts
  • Grantor trust filing options
  • Gross income
  • Deductions
  • Distributions
  • Section 199A

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Doug Van Der Aa, CPA, JD, is a lively and energetic speaker on the subject of taxes and ethics, and has extensive experience in leading discussions for conferences, seminars and webinars. He is a highly rated speaker and seminar leader for state CPA societies and other organizations throughout the country.

Van Der Aa has more than 25 years of experience, including tax practice in CPA firms and the practice of transactional business and real estate law as an attorney. His practice concentrated on the tax needs of closely held businesses, with their related pass-through entities, complex individual returns, estates and trusts.

Van Der Aa taught for 10 years as an adjunct instructor and for one year as assistant professor of accounting and taxation for Grand Valley State University’s Seidman College of Business, where he taught in both the undergraduate and MST programs.


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Sat, Nov 20, 2021 - 05:00pm to 07:04pm EST
Thu, Dec 02, 2021 - 11:00am to 01:04pm EST
Mon, Dec 13, 2021 - 01:00pm to 03:04pm EST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Advanced Preparation


Course Developer Van Der Aa Tax Ed, LLC
Designed For Experienced CPAs working with estates and trusts.
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Original Recording Date


Prerequisites A basic working knowledge of Form 1041 and estates and trusts.
Date Added to Catalog


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