Stuart Sobel

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Stu Sobel is the consummate Instructor with 30 years IRS experience; co-authored the IRS Examination Standards Manual; taught at major universities; had a nationally syndicated radio program and published four books on taxation. Stu has provided continuing education to more than 25,000 CPAs, Attorneys, Enrolled Agents and Non-Profits Members/Directors.

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Course Description

Tax planning is fire prevention; tax preparation is arson investigation. There are numerous challenging tax issues that can determine whether a taxpayer’s real estate activities will be profitable or unprofitable.  Tax professionals must master the full realm of real estate tax issues in order to enable their clients to prosper in this challenging economy. This insightful course provides an in-depth explanation of many confusing real estate industry matters and their accompanying tax issues and details significant developments that occurred in 2013 and 2014. It includes the following topics:  • 2013 and 2014 court cases, rulings, and more • State of the real estate industry • IRS problems in 2014 • House Ways and Means proposals for 2014 tax reform • Worker reclassification program –its impact on construction • Employer vs. independent contractor – Rev. Rul. 67-42 and section 530 • Cost segregation studies • IRS real estate professionals compliance project • Long-term contracts and percentage of completion method • Taxation of home builders and developers • Home office deductions – new IRS form • Like-kind exchanges Learning Objectives Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to • Understand information about recent developments in real estate taxation • Utilize tax reduction strategies for real estate sales • Apply accounting methods to construction companies • Research the Internal Revenue Manual

Table of Contents

Welcome CPE

  1. Mission Completed  1. 2014 Real Estate Tax Update and Review (110 minutes)


NASBA field of study: 2 hours CPE Credit


Trainer: Stuart P Sobel

Type: OnDemand

Level: Beginner

Subject: Industry Specific Tax Updates

Duration: 1 Hour 50 Mintues

Released: July 2, 2014

Register Price: $39.00

Register With NASBA: $79.00


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