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Webinar: The Nitti Gritti on 199A

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“Artificial” Calculation of QBI Gets Real

Wednesday, August 22 | 1:00pm – 3:30pm

For months tax professionals have been eagerly awaiting guidance on the calculation of the new Section 199A deduction, a key component of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The new deduction allows for an “artificial” calculation of qualified business income and opens up the possibility of deductions as high as 20% for partnerships, LLCs, S-corporations and sole proprietors. Well, the wait is over. The guidance is here—and it’s more than we bargained for. In order to reap the benefits of this new deduction for clients, tax professionals will need to quickly master an extremely complex multi-step calculation process that may phase out some or all of the deduction. To do that, they must first digest a guidance package of epic proportions.

Don’t tackle this alone.

Join Withum Tax Partner and Forbes tax policy blogger Tony Nitti for a two hour webinar in which he’ll walk through the guidance and its application, and help you master the calculations, spot opportunities, and avoid pitfalls and traps. A frequent speaker on all aspects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Tony has been following the evolution of this critical and much anticipated guidance closely since it’s inception and is ready to help you master it in time to make sense of it for your clients this season.

After completing this course you’ll be better prepared to:

• Identify clients eligible to claim the deduction
• Determine a client’s qualified business income for purposes of the deduction
• Navigate the many limitations, exceptions to limitations, phase-ins, phase outs and grey areas in the guidance

Webinar Details

Date: Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Time: 1:00 – 3:30 PM
Registration Fee: $299

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About Tony Nitti


Tony Nitti is a tax partner at Withum based in Aspen, CO. He is a licensed CPA in Colorado and New Jersey and holds a Masters in Taxation from the University of Denver. His specialty is corporate and partnership taxation, with an emphasis on complex mergers and acquisitions structuring.

Tony is the author of numerous articles for The Tax Adviser, most recently Understanding the New Section 199(a) Business Income Deduction features in the April 2018 issue. He co-authored the CCH expert tax treatise: Corporations Filing Consolidated Returns, and since 2012 has been a featured tax writer for Forbes. His Forbes.com blog Taxes: The Nitti Gritty has a national following in the hundreds of thousands. His opinions and commentary on important tax issues have been quoted in Bloomberg, CNN Money, and the BNA Daily Tax Report.


CPE Details

CPE Credit: 2.5 Taxes

Program Level: Overview
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group-live Based

Registration Fee: $299 per attendee

WithumSmith+Brown, PC is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.NASBAregistry.org.

For information regarding compliance and program cancellation policies, please contact our CPE department at CPE@withum.com.


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