These courses are in the planning stage for 2021.
We look forward to your participation in our 2021 offerings.

 

2021 Wisconsin Agricultural Tax Issues Course Information

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Wisconsin Annual Tax Courses Brochure

These resources will be available at a later date.

Topics

Join us as we address hot topics impacting agricultural clients as we look to the 2021 filing season. This material is different from the Agricultural chapter in the Annual text book used in our 2-day courses.

2021 topics have not been determined yet.

2020 Topics were:

  • ·       Like-kind Exchanges Involving Farm Property
  • ·       Retirement Planning and Self-Employment Tax Considerations for Farmers
  • ·       New UNICAP Rules and IRC section 263A Updates
  • ·       Form 4797 Considerations
  • ·       Getting Out of the Business of Farming
  • ·       Ag-Specific QBI Issues
  • ·       Recent Cases, Rulings and COVID-19 Legislation Impacting Producers
  • ·       Tax Issues Arising Upon the Death of a Farmer
  • ·       Sample Farm Tax Return

Dates and Times

To be Announced

 

Registration by Phone, Mail, or On-line

Instructions will be forthcoming soon.

To register via mail, go to the Registration Information page.

To register by phone or receive a copy of the brochure, contact Wisconsin Annual Tax Courses directly at: (phone) 608-831-1040.

To register on-line, select REGISTER NOW and follow instructions from there.

We cannot guarantee on-site registration.

Fees

The fee for 2021 has not been determined.    Registrants desiring Insurance credits for the course will be charged an additional Insurance Filing Fee at the time of their registration.

Materials

Participants will receive the .pdf version of the 2021 Agricultural Tax Issues book authored by the Land Grant University Tax Education Foundation.

Instructors

Gregory Bouchard is the Director of the Cornell University 
income tax schools. He is also a senior business consultant for
Farm Credit East, ACA, where he is responsible for tax training
as well as consulting directly with clients regarding their estate
and business plans. Farm Credit is a major provider of tax
services, and Greg’s specialty is partnership taxation. He has been an instructor for the New York State Income Tax Schools for 20 years. Greg is an author and a reviewer of the National Income Tax Workbook.
Guido van der Hoeven is an Agricultural tax specialist with the Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation. Prior to this role he was an Extension Specialist/ Senior Lecturer in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina.

 

Credits

These credits have not been determined for 2021 yet but we expect them to be:

IRS Enrolled Agents: 8

IRS Other Tax Return Preparer: 8

Wisconsin Office of the Commissioner of Insurance: 6

Wisconsin Continuing Legal Education: 6

Certified Financial Planner:  6

 

For IRS Credit:

We will report your continuing education credit hours to the IRS if you have provided us with your PTIN (Preparer Tax Identification Number).  Your attention will be monitored by the conferencing software, GoToWebinar, and we will report credit hours based on that monitoring.

For Commissioner of Insurance Credit:

You must attend the entire course to receive credit.  The Commissioner of Insurance grants NO credit hours for partial attendance.  We report your attendance.  There is an additional Insurance Filing Fee of $10 collected with your registration, and we need to have your NPN# to file your credits.

For Wisconsin Continuing Legal Education Credit:

Attorneys are required to report their own attendance.

For Certified Financial Planner:

        If you have provided a CFP# and indicated that you want the credits reported, we will report your attendance.

For Wisconsin CPA Credit: 

CPAs are required to report their own attendance.

 

Tax Deduction for educational expense

Treasury Regulation §1.162-5 permits an income tax deduction for educational expenses undertaken to: (1) maintain or improve skills in one’s employment or other trade or business, or (2) meet express requirements of an employer or a law imposed as a condition for retention of employment, job status, or rate of compensation.

Registration Confirmation

You will receive 2 confirmation letters if you registerr on-line.  The first will be for your credit card transaction, and the second for adding you to our course roster.  The second confirmation letter will be sent to you by email from our Wisconsin office when we process your registration. If you do not receive a confirmation letter after two weeks, contact us at 608 831-1040 to confirm your registration.  (NOTE: People registering through the mail by check will only receive the second (Wisconsin) confirmation letter. 

Cancellation/Substitution/Transfer Policy

Registration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE.  Requests to TRANSFER a registration to another person or a different class will be accommodated if possible.  These transfers must be completed one week prior to the scheduled session and are subject to availability of alternative sessions.  If you need additional information or need to make a correction to your registration, please call us at 608-831-1040.