[KAUAI] Selected Topics in Individual Tax

Course Details


Monday, December 11, 2017

8:30am – 4:30pm
(Registration: 8:00am)


Kauai Community College OCET 105

3-1901 Kaumualii Highway

Lihue, HI 96766


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Course Number


CPE Credit

8.0 hours CPE credit


Level of Knowledge



Accountant's Education Services (AES)


Basic understanding of individual taxation 


After completing this course the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss the latest changes and legislative developments affecting individuals
  • Identify common alimony problems, including dependency exemption, indirect alimony, child support, and sale of residence
  • Determine whether an expenditure is deductible or required to be capitalized
  • Identify the types of individuals who are subject to the 3.8% Medicare tax
  • Calculate the Kiddie Tax and differentiate between filing Form 8615 and Form 8814
  • Identify individuals likely to be affected by the AMT and calculate the MTC carryforward
  • Discuss common self-employment tax problems, including SE tax for LLC/LLP members
  • Discuss principal residence issues, including the sale of a principal residence and identifying acquisition debt and home equity debt
  • Discuss the rules that apply to vacation homes, the home office deduction, and when commuting expenses are deductible
  • Explain the like-kind exchange rules, using settlement sheets to fill out Form 8824, and calculating depreciation of the replacement property
  • Discuss the rules for distributions from retirement plans and IRAs
  • Discuss the passive activity loss rules, including self-charged interest
  • Discuss the rules that apply to the calculation of depreciation, including bonus depreciation, luxury automobiles, half-year and mid-quarter conventions, and 179 additional first-year depreciation


Participants will review the rules, cases, and regulations that apply to common problems involved in preparing an individual income tax return. Specific areas will be explored in depth. 

Registration for this course has passed.

Course Pricing

Early Registration Member Fee

Applicable if you are a HSCPA member in good standing and register by November 27, 2017.

Member Fee

Applicable if you are a HSCPA member in good standing.

Early Registration Non-Member Fee

Applicable if you are not a HSCPA and register by November 27, 2017.

Non-Member Fee

Applicable if you are not a HSCPA member.

Your Price $420.00

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